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.

Driver arrested after crash leaves car in front garden of Preston house

One Plungington resident got woken up to find this outside Pic: LancsRoadPolice A driver has been arrested on suspicion of drink driver after a crash in the Plungington area of Preston. Preston Police were called to the junction of Plungington Road and […]

6 years ago
How this bear was saved from Preston’s mean streets

The bear sits on the street in the Plungington area A drizzly Friday morning in Preston saw a teddy bear sat looking forlorn next to a line of bins. Disability Equality North West chief executive Mel Close was on her […]

6 years ago
CCTV pictures released after woman sexually assaulted near Plungington

A man police want to speak to in connection with the assault A young woman has been sexually assaulted during a walk home from a night out. Preston Police have released a CCTV appeal to trace a man they want to speak […]

6 years ago
Plungington Road bus crash: Police appeal for witnesses as cyclist remains in critical condition

Police cordon in place near where the incident happened at the Queens Road junction Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was injured in a collision with a bus. The 23 Preston Bus service was travelling down Plungington Road towards Preston city centre […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plungington Road closed as cyclist hurt in bus crash

The front windscreen of the bus has been damaged in the collision A cyclist has been hurt after a collision with a bus in Preston. Part of Plungington Road was been closed by Preston Police on Saturday night while they investigated the crash. […]

6 years ago
Preston’s first Chinese takeaway is expanding

Bamboo takeaway in Plungington Road Plans to turn a shop into a brand new café on Plungington Road, Preston, have been submitted to Preston City Council. Mrs Wong, a local Chinese restaurant owner, submitted the request […]

6 years ago
Mini gin festival taking place at Preston pub

A refreshing gin and tonic PIc: Jenny Downing Gin lovers are in for a treat as a Preston pub hosts a mini festival dedicated to the spirit. The Plungington Hotel, which recently underwent a makeover, is hosting its […]

6 years ago
Preston junk shop owner jailed for selling military ammunition

Darren Brown was found to be selling the ammo at That Shop in Preston The owner of a ‘Steptoe and Son’ style junk shop has been jailed for three years after he was found to have military ammunition for sale. Police searched Darren Brown’s […]

6 years ago
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