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.

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
Two men wanted after string of street robberies in Plungington area

Ripon Street Pic: Jim Beattie A string of street robberies in the Plungington area has triggered a police appeal. Preston Police say two men targeted a number of people in the early hours of Sunday […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Burrito Brothers announce they are “Closed Indefinitely”

Just two days after a new menu was due to launch, Burrito Brothers announced via their Facebook page that they had “Closed Indefinitely.” The Mexican eatery, which describe themselves as […]

7 years ago
Preston local elections 2015: Candidates announced for 19 wards across the city

Candidates for the Preston City Council elections have been announced across 19 wards which have local elections this year. Labour currently holds control at the Town Hall, with 32 out […]

7 years ago
Preston local elections 2015: Thursday deadline for councillor nominations

Ballot Box The deadline for anyone wanting to stand to be a councillor in Preston is this Thursday. 19 wards across the city will see an election for a new councillor. Labour […]

7 years ago
Plungington Tavern to be converted into student flats

Plungington Tavern Another Preston pub is set to be turned into flats. The Plungington Tavern on the corner of Plungington Road and Ripon Street is due to be converted by Homeplan4u. It […]

7 years ago
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