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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.

Youths who set fire to bin and ‘played with it’ hunted by police

The group were seen putting their hands into the bin while it was smouldering Pictures released by police of the youths setting fire to the bin A group of youths are being hunted after a fire behind shops in Plungington. Preston Police have released […]

3 days ago
Watch as four men raid Preston Spar shop with a crowbar

One of the men uses the crow bar to lever open the till Police have released footage of crowbar wielding thieves at work in a Preston shop. Four men are wanted after the raid at the Spar in Plungington Road. The incident took […]

3 weeks ago
Watch as police raid cannabis factory in Preston

Inside the cannabis factory uncovered by Preston Police Police have raided more homes in Preston as part of a crackdown on drug dealing. A cannabis factory was discovered in Haysworth Street in the Plungington area on Tuesday (28 […]

4 weeks ago
Man talked down from roof in Tulketh area

Roebuck Street where the incident took place Pic: Google Roebuck Street where the incident took place Pic: Google A man was talked down from a roof at a house in the Tulketh area¬†during Tuesday afternoon. Preston Police cordoned off […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Swingers club to open in Preston

Club Entice, which used to be Ignition, has been renovated ahead of its opening Club Entice, which used to be Ignition, has been renovated ahead of its opening A swingers club is preparing to open on the outskirts of Preston city centre. Located opposite […]

2 months ago
Preston men who robbed Post Office in inside job are jailed

From left to right: Mohammed Iqbal, Jason Yarwood, Terry Yarwood and Avaiz Samad From left to right: Mohammed Iqbal, Jason Yarwood, Terry Yarwood and Avaiz Samad Four Preston men have been jailed for an armed robbery at a Post Office. Post master Mohamed […]

2 months ago
Backstreet tattoo artist Michael ‘Minky’ Cain is fined

An overloaded sharps box in Cain's parlour and the unregistered premises found by council officers An overloaded sharps box in Cain’s parlour and the unregistered premises found by council officers A tattoo artist operating illegally has been snared by environmental officers. Michael Cain, 37, was […]

3 months ago
Appeal for witnesses after New Year’s Day murder

Police near the community centre in Plungington Preston Police are appealing for witnesses after the New Year’s Day murder in Preston. Officers believe three men could have witnessed an assault on Wenqing Xu during which he suffered […]

3 months ago
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