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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.

Eldon Primary School and Myerscough College shortlisted for 2021 Educate Awards

A Preston school will this November compete against over 75 others at the Educate Awards 2021. Eldon Primary School has been shortlisted for four awards, including the Innovative and Creative […]

4 days ago
Four Preston play areas to be upgraded

Haslam Park's playground has reopened Pic: Blog Preston Four play areas in Preston are set for upgrades. Preston City Council Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing Jennifer Mein has approved the work to Oxheys Recreation Area in Plungington, […]

2 weeks ago
Man who robbed victim on Plungington street jailed for 10 months

Nicholas Powis A Preston man has been sentenced after admitting to a robbery in Plungington. Nicholas Powis, 31, of Hawkins Close was sentenced yesterday (Monday 23 August) at Preston Crown Court after […]

2 months ago
Body found in search for missing Preston man

Alex Lambert Officers searching for a missing man have found a body. Alex Lambert, 27, was last seen on Wednesday 18 August and was missing from the Brackenbury Road area of Preston. This morning […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police appeal for help to find man missing from Brackenbury Road area of Preston

Alex Lambert Police are asking for help to find a man missing from the Brackenbury Road area of Preston. Alexander Lambert, 27, was last seen on Wednesday 18 August. He is described […]

2 months ago
St David’s Church in Eldon Street to be demolished

What the development will look like. A planning application has been submitted to demolish St David’s Church, Eldon Street to make way for supported housing. The proposal seeks to create 14 individual units for independent living […]

2 months ago
Plungington student house to become homeless accommodation

Former student accommodation to become homeless accommodation. Pic: Google Plans have been submitted to change a former student house in Plungington into homeless accommodation. The nine-bed student house is located in Villiers Street and will still include nine-bedrooms, just […]

3 months ago
Person taken to hospital after being rescued from flat fire in Eldon Street

Eldon Street Pic: Google A person has been taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after being rescued from a second floor flat fire. The incident happened in the early hours of Monday (26 […]

3 months ago
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