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.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
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 Opinion: How closure of Emmanuel Church doesn’t mean its spirit won’t live on
It has been public knowledge for some time that the Emmanuel Church building in Brook Street is being closed for public worship due to an extensive dry rot problem. The […]6 years ago Peter Bakewell jailed: Attack on best pal left him with permanent scars
A man who slashed his best friend several times across the face in a frenzied attack at a party in Preston has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Leon […]6 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Teenage boy charged following Ashton-on-Ribble thefts
A 14-year-old boy from Preston has been charged with theft offences following a spate of bikes and shed break-ins in the Ashton-on-Ribble area. Preston Police arrested the boy, along with […]6 years ago Who keeps stealing the pavements in Preston?
Police have warned Plungington area residents to be on their guard as their pavements keep being pinched. The paving slabs have been lifted on a number of roads off Plungington […]6 years ago Plungington man appears in court accused of New Year’s Day rape of a teenage girl
A man has appeared in court accused of raping a schoolgirl on New Years’ Day in Preston. Abdurraouf Daghem, 27, of Plungington Road, Preston, is alleged to have attacked the […]6 years ago Plungington burglary: Do you recognise these items?
Police are trying to trace the owner of an assortment of items were recovered after a burglary. Four people have been charged in connection with the thefts from an address […]6 years ago Most Discussed