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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.

Witness sought after schoolgirl assaulted in Cottam on walk home

A man is being hunted after a 13-year-old girl was assaulted as she walked home in Cottam. The schoolgirl was walking along a path through parkland and recreational ground between […]

6 years ago
Police renew appeal for information after a man exposed himself to teenage girl

Lancashire Police have released more information in their appeal for information after a 16 year old girl was approached by a male who exposed himself to her. The incident took […]

6 years ago
Fulwood residents group prepare to campaign on Garden City plan

The residents of Lightfoot Lane have been battling against numerous planning applications in the area A residents group are preparing to do battle with planners over development of the North West of Preston. The Lightfoot Lane Area Residents Association have sent a rallying cry to […]

6 years ago
Daughter who killed Cottam mother Marie Hothersall is jailed

Ann Lupton admitted killing her mother A 54-year-old woman has been jailed for killing her mother in Cottam. Ann Lupton, of Cedar Avenue, Stoke on Trent, admitted killing her mother Marie Hothersall at an address in […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cottam farm could be demolished to create new executive homes

Maxy House Farm would be demolished under the plans Plans to demolish a farm in Cottam and replace it with 14 homes have been lodged. The large family homes could be built along Sandy Lane as a farm-owning family […]

7 years ago
‘Garden city’ plan for the North West of Preston is unveiled

Some scenes in the masterplan of what green spaces would be provided alongside the homes The North West edge of Preston could see up to 5,300 homes built in what councillors claim is a new “garden city”. A masterplan which takes in the Broughton, Cottam, […]

7 years ago
Runners prepare to take part in Central Lancashire Half Marathon near Preston

500 runners will take part in the event Runners are expected to shake off the Christmas pounds with a half marathon route around the edge of Preston. The sixth annual Central Lancashire New Year Half Marathon takes place […]

7 years ago
Consultation event on building 4,000 new homes in North West Preston announced

A graphic released by the council showing the area of the city which would be developed Residents in the North West of Preston are being asked to give their views on where 4,000 new homes could be built. Preston City Council’s masterplan for the Cottam, Lea […]

7 years ago
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