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.

Fire at RK Sweets on Plungington Road

Fire crew on Plungington Road tackling the fire Pic: Suzie Evans Fire crews from Preston are battling a fire on Plungington Road. The fire started around 7.40pm at the RK Sweets store, near to the corner of Ripon Street nearby the […]

8 years ago
Charity Race Night in aid of Help for Heroes

Arkwrights pub on Plungington Road is supporting our wounded soldiers with a charity Race Night on 28 June. The popular bar supports the Help for Heroes charity all year round […]

8 years ago
Towards Breath – a Hypergraphics workshop at Oxheys Mill.

The Towards Breath workshop is being held in Preston at Oxheys Mill Studios on Saturday 28th June. Mechanical Air is a Hyper Graphic Score – a ground-breaking system for the notation and […]

8 years ago
Teenager arrested after assault on teenage boy on Plungington Road

Police are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted and robbed in Preston. A 17-year-old boy was approached by a male on Plungington Road on Tuesday 6 May at […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Oxheys Mill Studio celebrates third birthday on Radio Lancashire

Local artist run gallery is celebrating its third year on BBC Radio Lancashire next Thursday. The studio, set up by three Preston-based artists and run on a purely voluntary basis, […]

8 years ago
Fire crews tackle deliberate spate of fires across Plungington

Crews from Preston Fire Station were called out to a series of fires in the Plungington area. From 6.15pm on Sunday a number of deliberate fires were sarted by a […]

8 years ago
Former charity shop could become fast food takeaway

An Age Concern charity shop in Plungington is set to become a new fast food takeaway. Plans have been submitted to Preston City Council to change what the former charity […]

8 years ago
Updated: Police find missing Preston man safe and well

Updated 6.40am: Police in Preston have confirmed the man they were looking for in the Docks area has been found safe and well. Chief Superintendent Tim Jacques tweeted the news […]

8 years ago
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