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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.

Aerial pictures show Preston Western Distributor progress

One of the new bridges over the canal for the new road Pic: Stephen Young/LCC New aerial pictures show the work progressing on the latest new road for Preston. The Preston Western Distributor will link the M55, from a new motorway junction, down to the […]

2 months ago
Preston Western Distributor works to shut part of Bartle Lane for two years

Bartle Lane will shut at its junction with Lea Lane Pic: Google A section of road between Lea and Cottam is to be shut for two years. Bartle Lane, at its junction with Lea Lane, is being closed off by Lancashire County […]

3 months ago
Preston football centre to star in new TV show featuring Ricky Tomlinson and Ralf Little

Ricky Tomlinson and Ralf Little at the Sir Tom Finney Soccer Centre A Preston football club is due to feature in a new TV series. Ricky Tomlinson and Ralf Little are heading across the North in their new Gold show. Sir Tom […]

3 months ago
Recycling centres to reopen next week – but you’ll need to book

The Ingol household waste recycling centre Pic: Google Lancashire County Council will be reopening recycling centres next week, however people will need to book an appointment before visiting. The council’s waste team is currently working to reconfigure the […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plan to reopen recycling centres in Preston and Lancashire ‘as soon as possible’

The Ingol household waste recycling centre Pic: Google Recycling centres in Preston and South Ribble will reopen “as soon as possible” after the government gives the go-ahead, says Lancashire County Council. LCC is working on a plan after […]

3 months ago
Recycling centres and tips in Preston and Lancashire to remain closed during lockdown

The Household Waste Recycling Centre in Tom Benson Way Pic: Google Recycling centres in Preston and South Ribble are to remain closed as the national lockdown continues. The Lancashire County Council sites are currently closed in line with health protection regulations […]

3 months ago
Ashton secondary school to be expanded to cope with Preston school places demand

Ashton Community Science School is to absorb some of the pressure on the city's school places Pic: Google A Preston secondary school is to expand the number of pupils it takes on for the next two years. Due to the rapid building of new homes to the North […]

4 months ago
Funding secured for new parkway rail station at Cottam

Fylde railway line viewed from Sidgreaves Lane Pic: Google Maps The Preston area is set to receive £40m in funding to improve transport infrastructure, including the creation of a new parkway rail station at Cottam. The money granted from the […]

5 months ago
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