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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.

Watch latest progress on Preston Western Distributor in frosty aerial scenes

Preston Western Distributor from above Pic: CJ Green New footage shows the progress being made on the Preston Western Distributor. A frosty landscape to the west of the city is shown from above in drone footage by CJ […]

5 months ago
Housing plans for hundreds of homes across Broughton, Cottam, Bilsborrow and Goosnargh set to be decided

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Here is a round up of the latest housing planning applications around Preston and South Ribble for a number of potential housing developments on the edge of Preston. All of […]

5 months ago
Your photos as Preston turns into a Winter Wonderland

Penwortham snow Pic: @janette__hall Snow has fallen over Preston and South Ribble, turning the area into a Winter Wonderland. As ever, our readers have been sharing their beautiful photos with us. We’ve posted many […]

5 months ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Area-by-area Preston and South Ribble coronavirus cases for the week before Christmas

Latest coronavirus case map. Some areas have seen a drop in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to Christmas. Areas such as Ingol, St Matthew’s and Walton-le-Dale have reported less cases compared to […]

6 months ago
Dovedale Avenue residents outraged as they learn of plans to fell oak tree the night before

Residents of Dovedale Avenue, Ingol, were devastated to learn of Community Gateway Association’s (CGA) intentions to fell the majestic oak tree which is a thing of beauty in their community. […]

6 months ago
New bird’s eye footage shows progress on Preston Western Distributor

The Preston Western Distributor Facebook page have shared new drone footage of the projects progress. Bird’s eye view footage shows the new road, set to be finished in 2023. The £200million road scheme […]

6 months ago
Tippings house returning to light up Cottam and encourage others to do the same this Christmas

When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it! Cottam is set to become Lancashire’s Christmas capital this year with a new campaign. For the last eight years, the suburb’s Tipping family home has been decked in thousands upon […]

7 months ago
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