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

Cottam Post Office to permanently stay in community centre

David and Emma Brown are also stepping down as postmasters ahead of the refurbishment of Cottam Post Office Pic: Post Office The Post Office in Cottam is to permanently move into the community centre. The duo currently running the temporary Post Office are also due to step down after 22 years […]

3 months ago
Cottam flats and shops plan decision delayed

An aerial view of the Cottam site Pic: RPS Design Group Residents have reacted angrily to plans for a retail and residential development in suburban Preston which they say would overlook a children’s play area – and cause parking chaos. A […]

3 months ago
Tanterton Green play area set for upgrade

Tanterton Green play area Pic: Google A well-used play area in Ingol is to see its playground given an upgrade. Tanterton Green play area has mainly grass underneath a lot of its play equipment that needs […]

3 months ago
Preston Bus making changes to eleven services in September

A Preston Bus service in Tithebarne Street Pic: Ian Simpson Eleven Preston Bus services are seeing timetable changes from September. Many bus routes in the city are currently operating to different timings due to the summer period and school holidays […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cottam shops and apartments hub set for approval

View upon approach form the north-west alongside Cottam Community Centre Pic: Planning documents A new ‘community hub’ of shops and apartments for Cottam looks set for approval – despite dozens of objections from nearby residents. Proposals from PWA Planning show the new three-storey […]

4 months ago
Police seek Ingol man with distinctive neck tattoo

Police are seeking a Preston man in connection with affray and malicious communications. Daniel Ashcroft, who also uses the surname Turner, has seen his picture issued by Preston Police. Ashcroft, […]

4 months ago
Preston City Games returned at UCLan for first time in 10 years

A group of people on a platform being awarded a trophy and cheering UCLan Sports Arena hosted the first Preston City Games since 2012 on Friday 30 June that saw teams of businesses compete in football, rounders and netball, followed by Golf at Ashton […]

4 months ago
Preston City Council makes pledge to reduce controversial weedkiller

Ingol and Cottam councillor John Rutter has been pressuring for the city council to reduce the use of glyphosate Pic: BBC LDRS Preston City Council has pledged to reduce its reliance on a controversial weedkiller which is currently used to treat parks, pavements and roads in its patch. The herbicide glyphosate was […]

5 months ago
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