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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.

How this new group is telling Preston’s men it’s okay not to be okay

Man looking sad Pic: engin akyurt from Pixabay A newly-formed group is offering one-to-one and group sessions to help Preston’s men manage their mental health. Menhear was formed in April 2019 by William Killeen. The non-profit organisation’s mission […]

17 hours ago
Man who burgled two Plungington homes is jailed

Colin Hannan carried out both burglaries in broad daylight Pic: Preston Police A man charged with ‘despicable’ burglaries has been jailed. Colin Hannan was sentenced to three years and four months in prison. During a sentencing at Preston Crown Court the 49-year-old, […]

1 month ago
Plungington to see new community project tackle social isolation

An aerial view across Plungington A community with a ‘transient’ population is to see a new project take place. Connected Communities is funded by Preston City Council and will be put on by University of […]

1 month ago
Plungington Gin Festival 2019 confirms gin list

Sun shines on the Plungington Gin Festival Gin fans will have 100 different varieties and flavours to work their way through as the Plungington Gin Festival returns. The pub’s beer garden, on the corner of Lytham Road […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police say two attacks in Plungington during Sunday were linked

Police in Ripon Street Pic: Plungington Labour Police have released details about two targeted attacks in Plungington during Sunday. Two men attacked a man with metal bars during an attack in Haysworth Street. It took place around […]

2 months ago
New section 60 order triggered after violence in Ripon Street

Police in Ripon Street during Sunday evening Pic: Plungington Labour A man has been taken to hospital with head injuries after he was assaulted in Ripon Street this evening. The incident was the latest in a series of incidents which […]

2 months ago
The Withy Trees in Fulwood is being sold off

The Withy Trees in Lytham Road Pic: Blog Preston A Fulwood pub is to close down. The Withy Trees at the corner of Lytham Road and Garstang Road has been sold off by pubco Greene King. The brewery, which […]

2 months ago
Man jailed for 13 years for Christmas Day knife attack which put Plungington into lockdown

A man has been jailed for 13 years after he was convicted of slashing a man across the throat in Preston on Christmas Day. Armed police put Plungington into lock […]

2 months ago
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