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.

Preston pub The Moorbrook named as CAMRA’s pub of the year

The Moorbrook in North Road A Preston pub which is a haven for ale drinkers has been named as the city’s Pub of the Year. Voted on by members of the Campaign for Real Ale […]

2 hours ago
Lytham Road closure to continue as bridge works hit by further delay

Closure signs have been amended with a May closure date Pic: Blog Preston Lytham Road will remain closed until May after further delays to the maintenance work. Network Rail closed the road at the end of February to carry out essential repairs to […]

7 days ago
Plungington Gin Festival is returning for a third sizzling summer

In the scrum at the Plungington Gin Festival A rapidly growing gin festival is returning to the city this summer. The Plungington Hotel’s garden is to host what they say is the city’s largest gin festival. Run by […]

2 weeks ago
Plungington 24-hour off licence allowed to keep its licence with stricter conditions

A 24-hour off licence in Plungington has been allowed to carry on trading – but the premises supervisor has been removed from his post. Price Check in Plungington Road was […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Car park of former Plungington pub to become new flats

The former New Welcome pub in Cambridge Walk Pic: Google A patch of land next-door to a closed pub in the Plungington area is to be redeveloped. Graham Anthony Associates have lodged plans to build a two-storey block of flats […]

4 weeks ago
Lytham Road due to reopen this week after rail bridge works

Lytham Road closed off by engineers Pic: Aik Mirpuri Maintenance work on a rail bridge in Preston is due to finish this week. Network Rail has closed off a section of Lytham Road since late February. Waterproofing and structure […]

1 month ago
Three-car crash in Plungington sees one person taken to hospital

The scene in Brook Street on Wednesday evening Pic: Blog Preston One person was taken to hospital after a late-night crash in the Plungington area of the city. Preston Police and the North West Ambulance Service attended the three-car collision near […]

2 months ago
What was MFA Bowl has reopened as Preston Rock and Bowl

A game inside Rock and Bowl A bowling alley which closed when its parent firm went bust has reopened. Previously known as MFA Bowl the attraction in Greenbank Street, Plungington, is now Preston Rock and Bowl. […]

2 months ago
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