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.

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
Plungington Road bus crash: Police appeal for witnesses as cyclist remains in critical condition

Police cordon in place near where the incident happened at the Queens Road junction Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was injured in a collision with a bus. The 23 Preston Bus service was travelling down Plungington Road towards Preston city centre […]

5 years ago
Plungington Road closed as cyclist hurt in bus crash

The front windscreen of the bus has been damaged in the collision A cyclist has been hurt after a collision with a bus in Preston. Part of Plungington Road was been closed by Preston Police on Saturday night while they investigated the crash. […]

5 years ago
Preston’s first Chinese takeaway is expanding

Bamboo takeaway in Plungington Road Plans to turn a shop into a brand new café on Plungington Road, Preston, have been submitted to Preston City Council. Mrs Wong, a local Chinese restaurant owner, submitted the request […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mini gin festival taking place at Preston pub

A refreshing gin and tonic PIc: Jenny Downing Gin lovers are in for a treat as a Preston pub hosts a mini festival dedicated to the spirit. The Plungington Hotel, which recently underwent a makeover, is hosting its […]

5 years ago
Preston junk shop owner jailed for selling military ammunition

Darren Brown was found to be selling the ammo at That Shop in Preston The owner of a ‘Steptoe and Son’ style junk shop has been jailed for three years after he was found to have military ammunition for sale. Police searched Darren Brown’s […]

6 years ago
Spate of break-ins at Preston takeaways

A number of Preston businesses, including takeaways and cafes, have been targeted in the run up to Easter. Preston Police are appealing for city centre firms in particular to be […]

6 years ago
The Plungington Hotel back open with a focus on real ale

Vini Hurst outside the Plungington Hotel in Lytham Road A prominent Preston pub has reopened after a number of years of changing hands. The Plungington Hotel at the top end of Plungington Road is now run by Vini Hurst. […]

6 years ago
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