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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.

Cottam entrepreneurs clean up at awards after one year of business

James and Rob with their award A pair of entrepreneurs from Cottam have won an award just 12 months after starting out in business. James and Rob Harrison recently won a Prestige Award with their firm […]

2 months ago
New housing development off Sandy Lane in Cottam set to be rejected

Proposal for dwellings off Sandy Lane, Pic: PCC, Wainhomes A planning application for 42 new houses in Cottam are due to be refused this week. The application site benefits from planning permission as part of a wider site for […]

4 months ago
More than 1,000 new homes and roundabout for Preston Western Distributor in new scheme for North West Preston

Plans for new development. Pic: DPP, Preston City Council A planning application has been submitted for a new roundabout and over 1000 properties in Bartle. The application is classed as hybrid as there are plans for a roundabout junction […]

4 months ago
Cottam brothers inspiring the community with their litter picking mission

Fred and Ron Walmsley litter picking Two brothers from Cottam are inspiring the local community with their dedication to litter picking. Fred and Ron Walmsley, aged six and four, started litter picking after noticing the huge […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest figures show many people have received the Covid vaccine in each area of Preston and South Ribble

So far 37% of the UK population have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meaning more than 24 million people across the UK have had their first jab. […]

4 months ago
Police dog Shadow tracks car thief in Cottam

Lancashire Police Dog Unit have spoken out in gratitude for one of their new recruits on social media. Shadow the dog was able to assist Preston police late last night […]

4 months ago
Warning to lock up as Cottam, Larches and Lea residents targeted in overnight burglaries

A Lea and Cottam Parish Council noticeboard Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Police are warning residents to lock up their property after a number of burglaries took place in Cottam, Larches and Lea. The incidents happened overnight on Friday (5 March), […]

5 months ago
Cottam Brickworks Aldi and business hub plans set for decision

Workmen on the Brickworks site Pic: Brian Bell Preston City Council will be meeting to make a decision on the plans to build an Aldi and a business hub at the former Cottam Brickworks site. A number of […]

5 months ago
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