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

Ingol nurse loses £17k after liquidated builder leaves family home with no roof

An Ingol nurse has appealed for urgent help after a builder left her family home without a roof before vanishing with £17,100. Katie Sowerby is a neurological nurse at Royal […]

5 months ago
Preston Intact Centre offer free hot meal as the cost of living increases

As the cost of living rises and increases in energy bills come into force the Intact Centre is offering Prestonians a hot lunch on Thursday 10th February The centre is […]

5 months ago
Police appeal after two thefts at Cottam Co-Op

Cottam Co-op Pic: Adaeze Abdullahi Police are investigating several burglaries involving the theft of alcohol and cash from a Co-Op shop in Cottam. Around 1.05am on Saturday 29 January, a man entered the store and […]

5 months ago
Cottam shop staff threatened with machete and hammer in armed robbery

Cottam Co-op Pic: Adaeze Abdullahi Detectives are appealing for information following an armed robbery in Cottam today (Sunday 23 January). Preston Police were called around 6.15am to a report of a robbery at the Co-Op […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cottam’s Tipping family reveal £16k total after Christmas lights fundraiser

When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it! A Cottam family known for their fundraising efforts have unveiled the final figure from their 2021 Christmas lights display. The Tippings, Mark, Nicola and sons Sam, 16, Joe, 15, and […]

5 months ago
Ingol community centre seeks volunteers after Covid-19-related staff shortages

An Ingol community centre struck by Omicron-related staff shortages has appealed for volunteers to fill the gap. Intact, situated on Whitby Avenue in Ingol, has helped Preston residents for decades […]

5 months ago
Cottam author’s debut book raises £2,450 for children’s charity

Rachel at Cottam Primary School with pupils including her sons Fred and Ron on either side A Cottam author’s debut book has raised £2,450 for charity. Rachel Walmsley’s book, Christmas Cabaret, sold out within weeks, with all proceeds going to Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity’s Children’s Appeal. Rachel said: “It […]

5 months ago
Ingol Library to host first LQBTQ+ storytime

Ingol Library sign Ingol Library is flying the rainbow flag by running its first LGBTQ+ storytime on Saturday 8 January, which is open to everyone across Preston. The session, which begins at 10:30am, […]

6 months ago
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