News and information for the area of Cottam in Preston, Lancashire. Part of what’s known as Ingol the area of Cottam was famous once for Cottam Hall and its brickworks, today it’s an area sought after by developers to build new housing on.

Plans for shared ownership homes in Cottam fall through

Part of Cottam Hall development A group of new homes that were earmarked for a shared ownership scheme in the Preston suburbs could be switched to a different type of purchasing arrangement – designed for […]

6 days ago
Non-stop hip-hop band to play gig ‘straight outta Cottam’

The Hiphopalippz Non-stop hip-hop band The Hiphopalippz are set to play a gig ‘straight outta Cottam’. The Preston/Manchester-based band will bring its hip-hop mixtape show to The Ancient Oak on Friday 1 […]

7 days ago
Ingol school gifted jigsaws designed by Cottam homebuilder

Ingol Community Primary School Isla aged 10, Mr Moss and Thomas aged 11 working on the jigsaw. Pic: DWH Ingol Community Primary School has received a donation of five jigsaws, designed by a house builder in Cottam. The educational jigsaws were designed by Barrett Developments, the parent company of […]

1 week ago
Artwork commissioned for Lea and Cottam to help people feel proud of their area

Cottam archway, Cottam Way A Preston parish councillor says he hopes artwork the authority has commissioned of the local streetscene will help people better appreciate the part of the city they call home. Chris […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tipping family reveal total raised by their Cottam Christmas lights in 12 years

Mark and Nicola Tipping. The Tippings Christmas Lights in Cottam were switched off for the final time after 12 years on 4 January. However, this year they managed to raise £32,315.64, bringing their total […]

1 month ago
Cottam mum-of-three raising money to be part of Team GB in Australia

Lizz training while pushing her child. Pic: Lizz Davidson A mother-of-three from Preston is raising funds to be able to represent Team GB in the World’s Sprint Distance Duathlon Championships which is being held in Australia this year. Lizz […]

1 month ago
Family ‘overwhelmed’ as support for Ingol boy battling brain tumour flows in

Five-year-old Jenson Lewis A fundraiser to help a five-year-old boy from Ingol to battle an aggressive brain tumour has reached its goal. Jenson Lewis with diagnosed with Medulloblastoma after a tumour the size […]

1 month ago
Preston bulldog Thanos defies the odds and wins agility awards

A bulldog from Cottam has defied the odds and has been entered into Crufts as well as winning multiple agility awards. Thanos, who will turn four-years-old on Thursday (18 January), […]

1 month ago
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