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.

Two people rescued from Plungington house fire

St Cuthbert's Close, Plungington Two fire engines attended a house fire on St Cuthbert’s Close, Plungington. The fire engines from Preston and Penwortham attended the scene at a mid-terraced property and firefighters rescued two […]

7 days ago
Police continue to question two men over Deepdale murder

Lee Dawson Two men continue to be questioned by detectives investigating the death of Lee Dawson in Preston last week. The men, aged 20 and 29, remain in custody while enquiries continue […]

1 week ago
Murder investigation continues as tributes paid to man stabbed in Deepdale

Lee Dawson A murder investigation is underway following the death of a man in Preston. Lancashire Police were called around 3am on Friday June 17, 2022 by the ambulance service after a […]

2 weeks ago
150 cannabis plants seized from Plungington house

Cannabis farm Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have seized around 150 cannabis plants from a Plungington house. Preston Neighbourhood Policing Taskforce officers visited the address today (Wednesday 11 May). While there, the cannabis farm was […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

2 months ago
Appeal for information following robbery at Plungington Bargain Booze

CCTV image of the men police are looking for Police are asking for help to identify two men in relation to a robbery that occurred last night (Friday 29 April) in Plungington. Officers were called at around 9.55pm to […]

2 months ago
Man with links to Ribbleton, Deepdale and Plungington wanted by police

Preston Police are appealing for information to find wanted man Jamie Carlisle. Carlisle, 28, from Preston, is wanted in connection to an incident where a property was vandalised and threats […]

3 months ago
Review: The Plungington restaurant that beats the meat

RK Dining Pani Puri In the last of Blog Preston’s series on eateries for vegans, my daughter Ground Zero and I visited RK Dining in Plungington Road.  The premises are divided into two halves. […]

3 months ago
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