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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.

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 […]

1 week 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 weeks 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 […]

2 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plungington festival gives a taste of gins to come

The bowling green and beer garden hosted the festival at the Plungington The bowling green and beer garden hosted the festival at the Plungington Plungington echoed with the sound of clinking gin goblets during Saturday as a large-scale gin festival was held. […]

2 months ago
Lead thieves strike at Preston garage and damage vintage car

Damage to the roof at Eldon Street garage Damage to the roof at Eldon Street garage A Preston garage has seen lead stripped from its roof and the owner’s vintage Jaguar damaged. Eldon Street garage, in Ashton-on-Ribble, was […]

2 months ago
Arrests made after stolen car crashes in Plungington

The car was found abandoned in Eldon Street Pic: LancsRoadPolice The car was found abandoned in Eldon Street Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police have made arrests after a stolen car crashed into a number of vehicles in a Preston side road. The […]

2 months ago
Plungington gin festival planned for August Bank Holiday

Gin and tonic time Pic: sarahstierch Gin and tonic time Pic: sarahstierch Gin fans in Preston are being told to brace for three days of G&Ts. Plungington Hotel is playing host to the Plungington Gin Festival […]

3 months ago
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