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.

Plungington house fire sees four crews called out

Fire crews on the roof Pic: Murray Walker Four fire crews have been tackling a fire in the roof of a house in the Plungington area of the city. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called out to […]

7 years ago
Boy charged in connection with Plungington bike theft

A 13-year-old boy has been charged with robbery following an incident in Plungington Road on Monday. The boy is also charged with threatening a person with an offensive weapon and […]

7 years ago
Man charged in connection with Plungington schoolgirl assault

The incident happened in an alleyway between College Court and Ripon Street A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with an assault on a school girl. The man has been charged with section 18 wounding with intent. He has also been […]

7 years ago
Bike stolen from teenage boy in Plungington area robbery

The type of bike taken from the teenager A teenage boy was left unconscious in the street by a gang of boys in the Plungington area. Police were called to reports a boy had been threatened and had […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man arrested after schoolgirl attacked near Ripon Street

The incident happened in an alleyway between College Court and Ripon Street A 21-year-old man has been arrested following an assault on a schoolgirl in Preston. Preston Police were called to an alleyway between College Court and Ripon Street in the Plungington […]

7 years ago
Preston local election results: Full breakdown of Preston City Council 2015 election

Garrison ward was the scene of a recount Preston Town Hall has stayed red as it was a case of status quo in the local elections. Labour remained in charge at Preston City Council as no seats changed […]

7 years ago
Shoplifting suspect wanted after Co-Op theft in Plungington

Police have released CCTV of a man wanted in connection with the theft Police are looking for a man after steak, vodka and deodorant were stolen from a shop in Plungington Road. A man described as white and around 30 years old entered […]

7 years ago
Garstang Road collision: Motorcyclist in hospital as police appeal for information

The junction of Moor Park Avenue and Garstang Road Pic: George D Thompson A motorcyclist remains in hospital after a serious collision in Preston on Wednesday afternoon. Richard Grindley, 27, was taken to Preston Royal Hospital with serious head injuries. His family say […]

7 years ago
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