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.

Plungington murder: Man arrested following death of man near community centre

The ambulance parked near Barlow Street A murder inquiry is underway following the death of a man in his 60s in Preston. Preston Police have arrested a 19-year-old man from Bolton on suspicion of murder. The […]

5 years ago
Plungington attack: Man in his 60s dies as police say death is unexplained

A police officer puts cones out near the community centre A man in his 60s has died after an attack in the Plungington area of Preston. Preston Police say the death is being treated as unexplained. The man was found […]

5 years ago
Police close off road in Plungington near community centre

Police near the community centre in Plungington Police have closed off a road in Plungington following an incident. Barlow Street, close to the Plungington Community Centre and off Brook Street, has been taped off. Four police vehicles […]

5 years ago
Preston pub appeals for help tracing its history ahead of revamp

Pictures found of The Plungington Hotel so far A Preston pub has begun researching its history after a revamp. The Plungington Hotel at the junction of Lytham Road and Plungington Road is asking regulars for any pictures they […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Woman treated for injuries after Blackpool Road crash

Brook Street was closed off during the incident Pic: Connor Reece Turner A busy Preston junction was closed off during Monday afternoon after a crash. One of the drivers, a woman, was treated for minor injuries after the collision in Brook Street’s […]

5 years ago
Driver arrested after crash leaves car in front garden of Preston house

One Plungington resident got woken up to find this outside Pic: LancsRoadPolice A driver has been arrested on suspicion of drink driver after a crash in the Plungington area of Preston. Preston Police were called to the junction of Plungington Road and […]

5 years ago
How this bear was saved from Preston’s mean streets

The bear sits on the street in the Plungington area A drizzly Friday morning in Preston saw a teddy bear sat looking forlorn next to a line of bins. Disability Equality North West chief executive Mel Close was on her […]

5 years ago
CCTV pictures released after woman sexually assaulted near Plungington

A man police want to speak to in connection with the assault A young woman has been sexually assaulted during a walk home from a night out. Preston Police have released a CCTV appeal to trace a man they want to speak […]

5 years ago
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