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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.

Motorway closed for five hours after 24 vehicle pile up

The M55 was closed for five hours last night after 24 vehicles collided in the carriageway. A sudden snowstorm led to treacherous driving conditions with several motorists losing control of […]

1 year ago
Preston photographer opens up on emotional shoot to help mum’s overcome body confidence issues

Two of the women pictured in Carolyn's photo series Pic: Red Curl Photography Ahead of Mother’s Day a Preston mum has opened up on body confidence. Carolyn Gibson has put together a short series of portrait photos of ‘Mum Bods’. The photographer from […]

1 year ago
First look inside The Kinder Hub at Cottam

Lisa with the giant climbing frame behind her Pic: Blog Preston A new children’s play area has opened in Cottam. The Kinder Hub is within what was a ‘wacky warehouse’ behind the Ancient Oak pub. Blog Preston’s ‘mini blogger’ was invited […]

1 year ago
Pictures show new children’s play centre opening in Cottam

One of the toddler areas at the Kinder Hub Part of the team behind an Ofsted-rated outstanding nursery in Fulwood have now branched out. Newlands Nursery School in Tower Lane changed ownership last year and now Elaine Cooke and […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

2 years 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. […]

2 years ago
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