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Plungington

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.

Fundraiser started for dog injured in Plungington hit and run

Narla was seriously injured in a hit and run A fundraiser has been started to help pay for the recovery of an American Bulldog who was injured in a hit and run on Monday (October 26). Narla, a two-year-old […]

3 months ago
All but four areas of Preston and South Ribble see coronavirus cases increase in latest local figures

The Covid cases map of Preston is featuring more and more purple - high case areas Pic: Public Health England The week from 14 October to 21 October has seen all but four areas of Preston record an increase in their coronavirus cases. Penwortham North has seen a 163.6 per […]

3 months ago
Police respond to reports of youths setting off fireworks in Plungington and Fulwood

Fireworks uncovered by police in a Preston park Pic: Preston Police Reports of youths setting off fireworks across Plungington and Fulwood triggered a police response during Saturday evening. Officers found a stash of fireworks on the small children’s play area and […]

3 months ago
Where Preston’s new coronavirus testing centre now is

The coronavirus testing centre close to UCLan's Preston campus Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s coronavirus testing centre now has a ‘permanent’ home on the edge of the city’s university campus. The government now operates the testing facility just off Vernon Street, off Moor […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Where in Preston Covid-19 cases have doubled, as Lancashire leaders speak out against government plans

Screenshot of Covid-19 case data map 1 to 7 October In the week 1 October to 7 October some areas in and around Preston have seen the number of Covid-19 positive cases double or even quadruple. According to government data, cases […]

3 months ago
Nostalgia cocktail bar ordered to close ‘for public safety’ under coronavirus rules

Nostalgia cocktail bar has been ordered to close to protect public safety under coronavirus regulations. The nature of any breaches has not been revealed, however the council said the order […]

4 months ago
New operators for The Plungington Hotel as refurbishment begins

The Plungington Hotel borders Plungington Road and Lytham Road Pic: Tony Worrall One of Preston’s most popular gastropubs is to go into new ownership. The Meat and Drink group have handed back The Plungington Hotel in Lytham Road, Fulwood. Operated since 2016 […]

4 months ago
Knuckle duster, hammer and drugs seized as police step up anti-social behaviour patrols across Preston

The hammer and knuckle duster Pic: Preston Police A crackdown by police on anti-social behaviour and organised crime in Preston has yieled a number of arrests and seized property. Preston Police began Operation Edge on Thursday (1 October) […]

4 months ago
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