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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.

Preston photographer opens up on emotional shoot to help mum’s overcome body confidence issues

Two of the women pictured in Carolyn's photo series Pic: Red Curl Photography Ahead of Mother’s Day a Preston mum has opened up on body confidence. Carolyn Gibson has put together a short series of portrait photos of ‘Mum Bods’. The photographer from […]

15 hours ago
First look inside The Kinder Hub at Cottam

Lisa with the giant climbing frame behind her Pic: Blog Preston A new children’s play area has opened in Cottam. The Kinder Hub is within what was a ‘wacky warehouse’ behind the Ancient Oak pub. Blog Preston’s ‘mini blogger’ was invited […]

3 weeks ago
Pictures show new children’s play centre opening in Cottam

One of the toddler areas at the Kinder Hub Part of the team behind an Ofsted-rated outstanding nursery in Fulwood have now branched out. Newlands Nursery School in Tower Lane changed ownership last year and now Elaine Cooke and […]

4 weeks ago
Lightfoot Lane roundabout has finally reopened

The roundabout at Lightfoot Lane has re-opened after weeks of uncertainty. Work was scheduled to finish by the end of 2018 but bad weather and difficulties in getting contractors onto […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lea Road delays expected due to railway bridge works

Lea Road will be reduced to one lane Pic: Great North Rail Project Motorists in Lea are being warned of delays due to work on a railway bridge. The Great North Rail Project has warned that Lea Road has been reduced to a […]

1 month ago
Old cottages on Preston Western Distributor route being dug out

Pickerings Cottages dig Archaeological digs are taking place at cottages in Cottam. Lancashire County Council has begun the work as part of the proposed Preston Western Distributor. The new road will link a […]

2 months ago
Cottam family’s Christmas lights raised thousands for charity

The family behind the Christmas lights display that dazzles Preston each year have thanked generous visitors. Valentine’s Meadow in Cottam is turned into a winter wonderland by the Tipping family. […]

2 months ago
Cottam homeowner releases pictures as cars broken into

The cars being tried on the drive in Cottam Pic: Jack Hough/Blog Preston A homeowner at a new-build estate in Cottam has spoken out after his car was targeted by a would-be thief. Jack Hough, in Fallow Avenue, Cottam, released CCTV pictures to […]

2 months ago
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