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.

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
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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
Teenager robbed at knifepoint for his bike in Plungington

Havelock Street where the incident happened and the bike taken A 15-year-old was robbed at knifepoint in the Plungington area on Sunday. Preston Police have launched an appeal after the teenager was targeted and told to hand over his bike. […]

6 years ago
Chippy review: West End Fish Bar in Blackpool Road

The fish and chip supper from the West End Fish Bar Having set the Preston internets into meltdown asking for where the best fish and chips could be found in the city, we decided to take their advice and try out […]

6 years ago
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