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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.

Jail for man who fly-tipped asbestos in Preston

A Preston man who ran a secret waste disposal operation from his flat in Havelock Court, Plungington, has been jailed for 14 weeks. Another man who used his services to […]

1 week ago
Arson investigation after bins set alight behind Plungington Road shop

Crews hosing down the bins Pic: Preston Fire Station An arson investigation has been launched after a fire during the early hours of Monday (13 May) morning in Plungington Road. Preston Fire Station sent two crews to the car […]

1 week ago
Review: How the The Moorbrook is getting it right for pizza and pints

One of the wood-fired pizzas at The Moorbrook An outwardly unassuming pub on North Road in Preston isn’t a place where out-of-towners might expect to find an authentic selection of wood-fired pizzas. However, Prestonians have discovered that The […]

3 weeks ago
Play about Lancashire life in the words of Lancastrians is coming to Preston

The three actors who play multiple characters in Lancastrians A new play is using the words of people from Lancashire to capture the essence of life in the county. From three teenagers in Lancaster dreaming of the big city, […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston pub The Moorbrook named as CAMRA’s pub of the year

The Moorbrook in North Road A Preston pub which is a haven for ale drinkers has been named as the city’s Pub of the Year. Voted on by members of the Campaign for Real Ale […]

4 weeks ago
Lytham Road closure to continue as bridge works hit by further delay

Closure signs have been amended with a May closure date Pic: Blog Preston Lytham Road will remain closed until May after further delays to the maintenance work. Network Rail closed the road at the end of February to carry out essential repairs to […]

1 month ago
Plungington Gin Festival is returning for a third sizzling summer

In the scrum at the Plungington Gin Festival A rapidly growing gin festival is returning to the city this summer. The Plungington Hotel’s garden is to host what they say is the city’s largest gin festival. Run by […]

1 month ago
Plungington 24-hour off licence allowed to keep its licence with stricter conditions

A 24-hour off licence in Plungington has been allowed to carry on trading – but the premises supervisor has been removed from his post. Price Check in Plungington Road was […]

1 month ago
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