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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.

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 […]

4 months ago
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 […]

4 months 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 […]

4 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. […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

5 months ago
Tom Benson Way roadworks will close part of the road for three days

Work is due to take place during off-peak times Pic: Google A section of a busy road in Preston is to be closed overnight this weekend. The roadworks are in place as resurfacing work is completed. Lancashire County Council are implementing […]

5 months ago
New railway station for Cottam moves a step closer

Rail lines between Preston and East Lancs, as well as the city and Blackpool would see upgrades Pic: Ian Simpson Rail lines between Preston and East Lancs, as well as the city and Blackpool would see upgrades Pic: Ian Simpson Proposals for a new railway station at Cottam have moved […]

6 months ago
How this brilliant family make Christmas special in Preston

When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it! When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it! It’s not a true Preston Christmas now without a trip to see the Tippings family. Mark, his wife Nicola, […]

6 months ago
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