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Plungington

News and information about the area of Plungington in Preston, Lancashire. Known locally as “Plungie” the area runs in a strip alongside Plungington Road which is one of the main student housing areas in the city.

A Preston primary school is the first School of Sanctuary in the city

English Martyr's is the first School of Sanctuary Pic: Google English Martyr’s is the first School of Sanctuary Pic: Google A primary school in Preston is to be recognised for having a ‘culture of acceptance and support’. Lancashire’s first Schools […]

1 week ago
Body found at house in the Plungington area

The police cordon in Emmanuel Street Pic: Adam Dunkley The police cordon in Emmanuel Street Pic: Adam Dunkley A road in the Plungington area has been sealed off after a man’s body was found. Emergency services have been at […]

2 weeks ago
This Preston primary school is most inspirational in the North West

The Eldon Primary team with award sponsors Milk Education The Eldon Primary team with award sponsors Milk Education A Preston school has been crowned as the most inspirational primary school in the North West. Eldon Primary School in Eldon […]

3 weeks ago
New cafe opens up in Plungington

The I Smile Cafe The I Smile Cafe A new cafe has opened in one of Preston’s busiest roads. I Smile Cafe in Plungington Road is run by husband and wife team Johnny and […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Traffic lights restored at busy Preston junction

The junction near Moor Park has become gridlocked Pic: Google (when the lights were on) The junction near Moor Park has become gridlocked Pic: Google (when the lights were on) A busy junction in Preston was operating without the aid of traffic lights. Garstang Road […]

2 months ago
Plans lodged for former art studio Oxheys Mill

Oxheys Mill Studios in Stanhope Street. What was home to a collective of artists on a Preston street is to become a new furniture store. Oxheys Mill Studios in Stanhope […]

2 months ago
Plungington shop wants to extend booze sale hours

Price Check in Plungington Road Pic: Google Price Check in Plungington Road Pic: Google A newsagents in Preston is applying to trade 24-7. Price Check in Plungington has tabled proposals to be able to serve alcohol every […]

3 months ago
Plungington Road reopens after emergency repairs

The junction near the Co-Op and former Plungington Tavern is shut Pic: Google The junction near the Co-Op and former Plungington Tavern is shut Pic: Google A section of one of Preston’s busiest roads is to be shut for a fortnight. Plungington Road […]

4 months ago
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