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.

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
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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
Police hunt Plungington bowling alley robbery suspect

CCTV pictures released by police of the man they wish to speak to Police have released CCTV pictures of a man wanted in connection with a robbery at a Preston bowling alley. He is seen in these pictures entering the bowling alley in […]

6 years ago
Preston from above: See Moor Park drone footage show city in different light

Toy town Preston stretches out for miles to see on a quiet Sunday evening. The sun catches the River Ribble as it heads out towards the sea in this fantastic […]

6 years ago
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