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.

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
Stranger danger warning after schoolgirl approached in Plungington area

Brook Street where the schoolgirl was approached Police are appealing for information after a schoolgirl was subjected to inappropriate sexual comments in Preston. A man approached the 11-year-old victim as she walked along Brook Street in the […]

6 years ago
Plungington street robberies see phones stolen by armed men

Greenbank Street where one of the robberies took place Two men are being hunted by police after street robberies in the Plungington area. On Sunday at 2am a 49-year-old man was walking along Greenbak Street when two men approached […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Emmanuel Church in Plungington to be closed and contents sold

Emmanuel Church has served the local community for nearly 150 years Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston church looks set to be sold off as the Bishop of Blackburn announced its closure. Emmanuel Church in Brook Street, Plungington, has faced an uncertain future but it […]

6 years ago
Preston from above: Plungington gets the drone treatment

Swooping above the tightly packed streets of Plungington this shows Preston’s terraced streets in a different light. Nicola Martin sent her drone upwards once more to get a new angle […]

6 years ago
Preston Roller Girls shave heads for charity

Alice with hair and then without Two Preston women have raised more than £600 for charity after having their locks chopped off. Ashleigh Jenkinson and Alyce Brown, who both play the Preston Roller Girls team, got […]

6 years ago
Plungington Road could see new takeaway replace computer shop

The corner of Plungington Road and Trafford Street Pic: Google A former computer shop on the corner of Plungington Road and Trafford Street is set to become a new takeaway. Plans from Dr K Reddy shows how the mct computers […]

6 years ago
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