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Plungington

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 Gin Festival is returning for a third sizzling summer

In the scrum at the Plungington Gin Festival A rapidly growing gin festival is returning to the city this summer. The Plungington Hotel’s garden is to host what they say is the city’s largest gin festival. Run by […]

6 months ago
Plungington 24-hour off licence allowed to keep its licence with stricter conditions

A 24-hour off licence in Plungington has been allowed to carry on trading – but the premises supervisor has been removed from his post. Price Check in Plungington Road was […]

6 months ago
Car park of former Plungington pub to become new flats

The former New Welcome pub in Cambridge Walk Pic: Google A patch of land next-door to a closed pub in the Plungington area is to be redeveloped. Graham Anthony Associates have lodged plans to build a two-storey block of flats […]

7 months ago
Lytham Road due to reopen this week after rail bridge works

Lytham Road closed off by engineers Pic: Aik Mirpuri Maintenance work on a rail bridge in Preston is due to finish this week. Network Rail has closed off a section of Lytham Road since late February. Waterproofing and structure […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Three-car crash in Plungington sees one person taken to hospital

The scene in Brook Street on Wednesday evening Pic: Blog Preston One person was taken to hospital after a late-night crash in the Plungington area of the city. Preston Police and the North West Ambulance Service attended the three-car collision near […]

8 months ago
What was MFA Bowl has reopened as Preston Rock and Bowl

A game inside Rock and Bowl A bowling alley which closed when its parent firm went bust has reopened. Previously known as MFA Bowl the attraction in Greenbank Street, Plungington, is now Preston Rock and Bowl. […]

8 months ago
MFA Bowl Preston due to reopen by end of the week

MFA Bowl in Greenbank Street Pic: Google The landlord of a Preston bowling alley which has fallen into administration is hoping to bring it back. MFA Bowl has gone into administration with 12 bowling alleys across the […]

8 months ago
Preston bowling alley MFA Bowl closes

MFA Bowl in Greenbank Street Pic: Google Staff at a Preston bowling alley have been left in limbo about their futures. Turning up to work on Monday (25 February) they found a note pinned to the door […]

8 months ago
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