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.

Man gets appointment after liver screening on Preston Flag Market

The 'Love Your Liver' van on Preston's Flag Market. Pic: Paul Ridyard A man from Preston got his liver screened at the Flag Market last month after three hospital cancellations and an incorrect referral. Paul Ridyard, of Plungington, had an abdomen ultrasound […]

2 weeks ago
Man charged after laptop, phone and cash stolen from Plungington

Preston Magistrates' Court A man has been charged following two burglaries in Preston.  They happened in the Plungington area on Sunday February 4 and Saturday February 10. Items including a laptop, phone and […]

2 weeks ago
Good Samaritan helps rescue driver after car crashed into lamppost in Plungington

A Preston woman helped to rescue a driver involved in a crash on Plungington Road on Wednesday last week. 62-year-old Deborah Walklate, who has lived in Preston for more than […]

4 weeks ago
Preston charity launches year-long 90th anniversary celebration

Caritas Care colleagues celebrating the charity's 90th anniversary Deputy Mayor Phil Crowe was the guest of honour at Caritas Care’s Launch Luncheon as the local charity began a year of celebrations to mark its 90th anniversary.  Since its […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Firefighters cut driver from car in Plungington Road crash

A fire truck blocking Plungington Road during Wednesday afternoon Pic: Tom Cookson/LFRS Firefighters cut one driver free from a crash in Plungington Road during Wednesday (24 January) afternoon. Crews from Preston and Bamber Bridge were called to the stretch of Plungington Road […]

1 month ago
Section of Plungington Road shut due to crash

Police have shut Plungington Road between Blackpool Road and Lytham Road Pic: Google Police have shut a section of Plungington Road due to a crash. The road is shut between Lytham Road and the Suzuki garage at Blackpool Road. Preston Police are on […]

1 month ago
Plungington street set to get second mobile phone mast to help cope with demand

Eldon Street mobile mast site, Preston A second mobile phone mast is set to spring up in a Preston street in an attempt to boost coverage in an area of the city where existing facilities are […]

1 month ago
12 people charged as Preston cocaine and heroin gang raided

A drugs wipe shown by police Pic: Preston Police 12 people have been charged with drugs supply conspiracy in Preston after a series of warrants were carried out by Lancashire Police in the area. 11 of them appeared before […]

1 month ago
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