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.

Plungington man charged after spate of burglaries in Fulwood, Ingol and Ashton-on-Ribble

Preston Magistrates' Court A man has been charged after a spate of burglaries in Fulwood, Ingol and Ashton-on-Ribble over the weekend. A 51-year-old man was arrested on Monday (13 May) by the South […]

6 days ago
Preston City Council local election results 2024 – Tory leader stands down, Labour’s Ashton Park woes and Lib Dems bounce

The moment Labour lost Lea and Larches ward Pic: Blog Preston The departing Tory opposition group leader on Preston City Council has called for a general election after her group suffered heavy losses at the local polls. Sue Whittam was speaking […]

2 weeks ago
Man wanted in connection with Plungington burglary

Michael Dixon Pic: Preston Police Police want to trace a 38-year-old man after a burglary at a business premises in Plungington. Michael Dixon failed to appear in court and is wanted for recall to prison. […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Bus plan major evening cutbacks to four services

Number 23 services are one of the four bus routes to see a reduction in evening services Pic: Blog Preston A raft of evening bus services are due to be withdrawn by Preston Bus. Four routes in the city are to see their last bus become much earlier as the […]

1 month ago
Preston local elections 2024 digest: Labour release campaign video, Trade union candidates and Ashton Park battle

Preston Labour leader Matthew Brown opens their campaign video speaking from Winckley Square All the candidates standing for election to Preston City Council were confirmed this week, but that’s not the only local elections news out there. Here’s a digest of some stories […]

1 month ago
Liverpool to Preston cocaine gang sentenced after 10-month police investigation

Top row from left: Christopher Ormandy, Lee Ormandy, Daniel Eastham and Steven Smith Bottom row from left: Amin Patel, Saqub Hussain, George Heary and James Heary A drugs gang moving cocaine between Liverpool and Preston have been jailed after a 10-month long police investigation. Five Preston men have received prison sentences for their part in the […]

2 months ago
Preston Girl Guides to mark 100 years with family fun day

Fulwood Girl Guides celebrate 100 years with their leaders. Pic: Jessica Gillibrand Preston’s Fulwood Guide Group unit is celebrating 100 years of service this April. The group plans to celebrate by hosting a family fun day on Sunday 14 April at St […]

2 months ago
Fulwood road closures as police deal with Garstang Road crash

Police presence at Garstang Road at the crossroads with Watling Street Road and Lytham Road Pic: Blog Preston Garstang Road in Fulwood has been shut due to a crash. Update: A boy is in hospital with head injury after pedestrian hit Preston Police are on the scene along […]

3 months ago
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