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 smash causes rush hour delays

Rush hour traffic was delayed in the Plungington area on Wednesday morning due to a crash. North West Ambulance Service treated a woman on the scene while Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service […]

7 years ago
Plungington armed robberies: Chorley man charged

A Chorley man has been charged in connection with an armed raid in Plungington. Kenneth Goldthorpe, 40, of Chorley Road, Adlington, Chorley, is accused of two counts of robbery and […]

7 years ago
Preston man arrested after armed robbery in Plungington

A Preston man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery after a man hunt in Plungington on Tuesday. Preston Police were called to a report of a knifepoint robbert at […]

7 years ago
Three religious paintings worth more than £30,000 stolen in Plungington home raid

Three paintings worth more than £30,000 have been stolen from a home in Preston. Police are appealing for information after the raid at around 10pm on Thursday. An unknown number […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Preston as it was in 1985

Church Street in 1985 A snapshot of Preston nearly 30 years ago has been revealed with new pictures. The Preston Digital Archive, which has thousands of pictures of the city, has a more modern […]

7 years ago
Paving stones taken from Preston streets in early hours of the morning

Side streets in Ashton and Deepdale have been targeted More than 100 paving stones have been stolen from Preston streets in the last three weeks. Lancashire County Council and Lancashire Police are investigating the theft of the flag stones, […]

7 years ago
Preston men jailed for multi-millon pound carbon credit fraud

Carbon credits are traded between countries to offset carbon emissions Three Preston men who were part of an international multi million carbon credit fraud have been jailed. Ruman Patel, Hanif Patel and Mohammed Hanif Patel attempted to steal half a […]

7 years ago
Plau gin bar on Friargate applies for midnight drinking licence

New signage planned for Plau The return of a historic pub on Friargate to become a new drinking den has moved a step closer. Plau on Friargate wants to be the first gin bar in […]

7 years ago
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