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

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
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

Peter Bakewell 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

Police officers standing guard in Preston 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?

Showing the disappeared paving slabs Pic: Karen Felton 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

Preston Crown Court Pic: Tony Worrall 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?

A number of the items taken during the burglary 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
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