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.

Co-op in Plungington closes

Co-op in Plungington Road with the sign taken down and inside emptied Pic: Blog Preston Plungington Co-op has closed and will be replaced by a Nisa. The store in Plungington Road has been stripped and emptied, ready for the new operator. A Co-op spokesperson confirmed […]

5 days ago
Preston Street Pastors to mark 15 years of serving the city

The Street Pastors go out no matter what the weather is in the city Pic: Preston Street Pastors A group who patrol Preston city centre and Plungington to help those in need will mark 15 years this December. Preston Street Pastors began on 16 December 2008 and on […]

1 week ago
Cyber defence industry poised to bring around 2,000 jobs to South Ribble

Lancashire Cyber Festival Lancashire is poised to be at the forefront of “one of the most exciting missions…in the 21st century” when the National Cyber Force (NCF) arrives in the county. That was […]

3 weeks ago
Preston couple Rowena and Kenneth Coulton celebrate Diamond wedding anniversary

Rowena and Kenneth brought friends and family together to raise funds for Rosemere Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation A Preston couple have marked their 75th wedding anniversary. More than 100 family members and friends packed into Lea club for Rowena and Kenneth Coulton’s Diamond anniversary celebration. The kind-hearted […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal to identify cyclist after ‘cowardly’ robbery committed against elderly Preston woman

Police are asking for help to identify the cyclist in this image from CCTV Police are asking for help to identify a cyclist after an elderly woman was robbed in Preston. The victim, who is aged in her 70s, was walking in Emmanuel Street […]

3 weeks ago
Review: The little Preston restaurant with arepa-tation for exceptional South American street food

Sesame plantain and king prawn arepas For this week’s review, my two companions and I visited Chamo Street Food, a small restaurant and takeaway on Moor Lane in Preston’s University Quarter serving “South American inspired street […]

3 weeks ago
Person treated at the scene of house fire in Plungington area

Firefighters were called to Brook Street during Sunday morning Pic: Google Firefighters put out a fire in Plungington during the early hours of Sunday morning. Three crews from Preston and Penwortham were called to a property in Brook Street shortly before […]

4 weeks ago
Man wanted in relation to Deepdale assault

A man is wanted by police in relation to an assault in the Deepdale area. 33-year-old Stuart Jacklow is wanted after a section 18 assault which happened on Friday, October […]

1 month ago
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