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.

Emergency sewer works shut Plungington Road

The 23 service is one of those with later times Pic: Claire Pendrous The 23 service is taking a different route Pic: Claire Pendrous One of Preston’s busiest bus services is continuing to be diverted due to a road closure. Update: Plungington Road […]

5 days ago
This Preston school has been awarded Primary School of the Year

Eldon Primary School at the Tes Schools Awards. Pic credit: Tes Schools Awards A Preston primary school has scooped a prestigious national award. Eldon Primary School has won the Primary […]

3 weeks ago
Smoke billows near Blackpool Road from shed fire

Ainslie Road junction on Blackpool Road Pic: Google Ainslie Road junction on Blackpool Road Pic: Google A shed fire sent smoke billowing near two main roads in Preston on Wednesday (27 June) afternoon. The fire in Ainslie Road, […]

3 weeks ago
Man and woman in hospital after Ripon Street attack

Emergency services in Ripon Street Emergency services in Ripon Street A man and woman are both in hospital and under arrest after an attack in the Plungington area. Preston Police attended reports of an assault […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Hour by hour weather forecast for Preston Caribbean Carnival

Preston Carnival Preston Carnival will see brightly coloured processions and outfits on the streets of the city Preston’s Caribbean Carnival is set for perfect weather during Sunday. Returning to the streets around […]

1 month ago
Preston Caribbean Carnival road closures confirmed

Road closures for the city’s annual Preston Caribbean Carnival have been confirmed. Preston City Council has announced the parade route for the event which starts and ends in Moor Park. […]

1 month ago
Man arrested after death of Preston pensioner in May

Inkerman Street Pic: Google Inkerman Street Pic: Google Police have tonight arrested a pensioner after a murder inquiry was launched. Bernadette Green, 88, died at her home in Inkerman Street, Ashton-on-Ribble, on Friday 18 […]

1 month ago
Gin festival returning to the Plungington Hotel

The well-stocked gin bar in the marquee More than 100 gins will be arriving in Preston for the return of a city gin festival. The Plungington Hotel is bringing back […]

2 months ago
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