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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.

The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have had positive coronavirus tests in the last week

The number of positive tests for coronavirus has risen across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley. Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to only obtain a test if they […]

3 days ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, September 7 to September 11

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Strand Road junction. Pic: Google maps A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. A school in Longridge saw a partial closure after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19, and a row […]

6 days ago
Independent collectibles shop opens in Plungington Road

Plunge into 67 Pic: Tony Worrall An independent collectibles shop has opened in Plungington. Plunge into 67 – based at 67 Plungington Road – stocks official licensed goods sourced from around the world. The shop has […]

1 week ago
New café could be coming to Plungington Road

80 Plungington Road A new café could replace a carpet shop in Plungington after a planning application was submitted. The new café, which is set to be opened at 80 Plungington Road, would […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Work begins to turn former Fulwood pub into Muslim centre

A volunteer from Noorani Education Centre working on the site Work has started to turn the former Withy Trees pub in Fulwood into a Muslim place of worship, teaching centre and foodbank. Photos taken by a Brackenbury Road resident show […]

2 weeks ago
The areas of Preston to have had positive Covid-19 tests last week

Woman finishing coronavirus test Frenchwood and Fishwick had the highest recorded number of positive coronavirus tests in the week from August 22 to 28. Eleven people tested positive for the virus in that area. […]

2 weeks ago
Man with links to Plungington and Ribbleton wanted in relation to two assaults

Police are appealing for help finding a Preston man who is wanted in relation to two assaults of a woman. Robert Irvine, 40, has links to Plungington and Ribbleton. He’s […]

1 month ago
Police raid £1m cannabis farm in Preston industrial unit

Preston Police have discovered a cannabis farm worth more than £1m close to the city centre. As a result of community information Preston Neighbourhood Policing Team gained entry to a […]

1 month ago
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