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.

Lytham Road due to reopen this week after rail bridge works

Lytham Road closed off by engineers Pic: Aik Mirpuri Maintenance work on a rail bridge in Preston is due to finish this week. Network Rail has closed off a section of Lytham Road since late February. Waterproofing and structure […]

1 week ago
Three-car crash in Plungington sees one person taken to hospital

The scene in Brook Street on Wednesday evening Pic: Blog Preston One person was taken to hospital after a late-night crash in the Plungington area of the city. Preston Police and the North West Ambulance Service attended the three-car collision near […]

3 weeks ago
What was MFA Bowl has reopened as Preston Rock and Bowl

A game inside Rock and Bowl A bowling alley which closed when its parent firm went bust has reopened. Previously known as MFA Bowl the attraction in Greenbank Street, Plungington, is now Preston Rock and Bowl. […]

3 weeks ago
MFA Bowl Preston due to reopen by end of the week

MFA Bowl in Greenbank Street Pic: Google The landlord of a Preston bowling alley which has fallen into administration is hoping to bring it back. MFA Bowl has gone into administration with 12 bowling alleys across the […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston bowling alley MFA Bowl closes

MFA Bowl in Greenbank Street Pic: Google Staff at a Preston bowling alley have been left in limbo about their futures. Turning up to work on Monday (25 February) they found a note pinned to the door […]

4 weeks ago
Cyclist remains in hospital after Garstang Road attack

The incident took place at the junction of Aqueduct Street and Garstang Road Pic: Google A cyclist was pushed off his bike and remains in hospital after an attempted robbery in the Plungington area of the city. The 33-year-old was cycling along Garstang Road at […]

1 month ago
Man suffered serious head injuries when he was punched in a Plungington pub

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to after a man suffered serious head injuries in a pub attack in Plungington. At around 7.30pm on […]

1 month ago
Major Blackpool Road junction to shut for roadworks

Resurfacing work is needed at the junction of Plungington Road and Blackpool Road Pic: Google Motorists using a busy junction in Plungington are being told to brace for major delays. Pothole repair work will close where Plungington Road crosses Blackpool Road. The day-time closures will […]

1 month ago
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