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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.

Gin festival returning to the Plungington Hotel

The well-stocked gin bar in the marquee More than 100 gins will be arriving in Preston for the return of a city gin festival. The Plungington Hotel is bringing back […]

2 weeks ago
Woman rescued after car flips during Aqueduct Street collision

The vehicle on its side in Aqueduct Street Pic: Garry Cook The vehicle on its side in Aqueduct Street Pic: Garry Cook Firefighters rescued a woman after she became trapped in her car following a crash. Two crews from Preston Fire […]

2 months ago
Eldon pub turning purple for epilepsy fundraiser day

The Eldon pub Pic: Tony Worrall The Eldon pub Pic: Tony Worrall A charity fundraiser is being held at the Eldon Pub, Plungington, on Saturday (24 March), to help raise awareness of epilepsy. The event, which […]

2 months ago
Van fire closes roads in Ashton-on-Ribble

The flames coming from the van in Roebuck Street Pic: Danny Gallagher The flames coming from the van in Roebuck Street Pic: Darren Gallagher Firefighters rushed to Roebuck Street in Ashton-on-Ribble during Monday afternoon to put out a van fire. Lancashire Fire […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police discover man’s body in house in Plungington area

Moor Hall Street in the Plungington area Pic: Google Moor Hall Street in the Plungington area Pic: Google A man was found dead at a house in Preston during Monday evening. Preston Police have confirmed they were called to […]

5 months ago
Break-in at shop in the Plungington area

Crystals store in Ripon Street Pic: Google Crystals store in Ripon Street Pic: Google A Preston shop was broken into during the early hours of Christmas Eve. Crystals convenience store in Ripon Street, close to the Garstang […]

5 months ago
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 […]

6 months 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 […]

6 months ago
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