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.

Preston bulldog Thanos defies the odds and wins agility awards

A bulldog from Cottam has defied the odds and has been entered into Crufts as well as winning multiple agility awards. Thanos, who will turn four-years-old on Thursday (18 January), […]

6 months ago
Police seek man in connection with attack outside Ingol pub

A CCTV picture released by police of a man they wish to speak to Pic: Preston Police Police have released a CCTV picture after an assault outside a pub in Ingol. The Boxing Day incident saw police called shortly before 10.30pm on Tuesday 26 December last year. […]

6 months ago
United Utilities temporary lights on Tag Lane add to Ingol traffic frustration

The temporary traffic lights were put in place during Monday Pic: Jonathan Rowland/Blog Preston Temporary traffic lights are adding to already significant delays at a busy Ingol junction. United Utilities began repair works on a leak at the junction of Tag Lane and Tanterton […]

6 months ago
Preston nuclear facility could be key to powering next generation of reactors

Claire Coutinho, Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero at the National Nuclear Laboratory at Springfields in Salwick (image: Simon Dawson / No 10 Downing Street) A nuclear fuel facility near Preston could be key to powering the next generation of reactors, the Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS) can reveal. The Springfields site at Salwick is […]

6 months ago
Urgent rethink calls at Ingol roadworks amid reports of multiple crashes in days

The roadworks in Ingol Councillors and residents have called for an urgent rethink over a set of roadworks in suburban Preston, amid reports of multiple accidents in a matter of days. Gas main works […]

6 months ago
Firefighters spend two hours tackling Cottam house fire

Entrance to Windrow Drive in Cottam Pic: Google Firefighters were called to a house fire in Cottam during Monday evening. Two crews from Fulwood and Preston fire stations were sent to Windrow Drive off Sandy Lane. Crews were […]

6 months ago
Tippings family switch off annual Christmas lights after 12 years

The lights were switched off for the final time on 4 January 2024. The Tippings Christmas Lights in Cottam were switched off for the final time after 12 years. On 4 January, the Tipping family pulled the plug on their annual tradition due […]

6 months ago
Major gas works see road closures in Cottam and Ingol

The closure are centred on the stretches of Tom Benson Way and Tag Lane joining the Guild Merchant roundabout Pic: Cadent Sections of two key roads in Cottam and Ingol are to see extensive road closures for the coming weeks. Starting from today (Tue 2 January) the section of Tom Benson […]

7 months ago
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