News and information about the area of Preston known as Ingol. It includes the smaller areas of Tanterton and Cottam.

Police investigate cycle rage incident on Guild Wheel

Lancashire Police are asking for help after a cyclist is assaulted on the Guild Wheel. In what looks like a ‘cycle rage‘ incident, a 20 year old bike rider was […]

6 years ago
Preston from the air: Police helicopter posts snaps of city from above

The UCLan Sports Arena and Ingol, Cottam and Ashton The police helicopter based at Warton has been up and out above Preston in the sunshine on Sunday. It has tweeted a number of pictures from its @NPAS_Warton twitter account […]

6 years ago
Preston library hours proposal sees evening opening times slashed

Libraries across Preston could see their evening opening hours reduced. Council bosses are seeking the views of book lovers across the city about opening times. Lancashire County Council are consulting […]

6 years ago
Free cycling tours for women and children as part of Preston City Games

a family enjoy cycling the guild wheel Free guided cycling tours for women and children are on offer this Saturday in Preston. Despite warnings of heavy rain for the whole day from the Met Office a 16-mile […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Four events for Prestonians to see new M55 link road plan

Route of the proposed link road © Crown copyright. Lancashire County Council. Licence No. 100023320 2004 Consultation on a proposed link road between the M55 and the west of Preston has begun. Four events are being held in Lea, Ingol, Fulwood and Ashton for local residents […]

6 years ago
Location of new train station for the west of Preston

The new station, marked by a red box, is at the point where the new road would cross the rail line The location of a proposed new station to serve the west of the city has been shown on council documents. Cottam Parkway is part of the Preston Local Plan which […]

6 years ago
Is work beginning on new Cottam homes?

Diggers at work off Cottam Way Diggers have appeared on the land off Cottam Way due for development. Barratt Homes are due to build more than a hundred new homes but the fenced off Cottam site […]

6 years ago
Preston West link road: Consultation launched on new road between M55 and A583

Summer on the Lancaster Canal The route of a link road first mooted in the mid-1970s is to be displayed at a series of public events in June. Known as the Preston Western Distributor the […]

6 years ago
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