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 jailed for 13 years for Christmas Day knife attack which put Plungington into lockdown

A man has been jailed for 13 years after he was convicted of slashing a man across the throat in Preston on Christmas Day. Armed police put Plungington into lock […]

3 months ago
Pictures from the biggest Rockprest yet

Preston sweated its way through a rock extravaganza in Moor Park. Rockprest, fast becoming one of the biggest annual events in the city, saw acts play across multiple stages on […]

4 months ago
Police searching for convicted Preston thief who has breached prison licence

Daniel Edmondson Police are searching for a man who is on the run after breaching his prison licence. Daniel Edmonson was jailed in March last year for theft and threatening a member […]

4 months ago
Police chase in Plungington ends with van smashing into lamppost

The van hit the lamppost to end the chase Pic: LancsRoadPolice Plungington residents were turning their heads as a police chase took place down a side street. Around 10.30am on Saturday (29 June) Blog Preston understands the police chase took place […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police searching for Preston woman last seen in city centre

Lucy Neville Police are continuing their search for a missing 19-year-old woman. Lucy Neville was last seen in Preston city centre on 9 June. Preston Police have released a picture of Lucy […]

4 months ago
Drugs warning following death of 17-year-old boy

Police have issued a drugs warning following the death of a 17-year-old boy. Police were at the scene between Lovat Road and Kenmure Place this morning. Officers were called at […]

4 months ago
How you can be part of the Great Get Together at this Preston canal clean up

Residents Mark Felton, David Connors and Neil White with some of the objects pulled from the canal last year A group of neighbours from Ashton-on-Ribble are holding their third annual canal clean up as part of the nationwide Great Get Together campaign. Last year’s clean up saw a shopping […]

4 months ago
Plungington man charged with burglary

Colin Hannan A Plungington man who was wanted by police has been arrested and charged with burglary. Police launched an appeal to try and locate Colin Hannan, 49, who was wanted on […]

4 months ago
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