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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.

Where Preston’s coronavirus hotspots are for latest available positive cases data

A coronavirus testing site at Moor Park in Preston Pic: Donna Clifford Coronavirus cases in Preston are spiking in central and eastern parts of the city. One Preston ward has one of the highest infection rates in all of Lancashire in the […]

4 months ago
Appeal after man stabbed in Plungington in broad daylight

Plungington stabbing CCTV Police want to speak to two men after a stabbing in Plungington. The incident happened on Wednesday 9 September just after 4pm outside the Co-op Food shop in Plungington Road. […]

4 months ago
Four ‘year bubbles’ closed at another Preston school due to Covid-19

English Martyrs' Catholic Primary School near UCLan Pic: Google English Martyrs’ Catholic Primary in Sizer Street is the latest school to be partially closed due to positive Covid-19 tests. In a letter to parents and caregivers, headteacher Annalisa Howarth […]

4 months ago
The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have had positive coronavirus tests in the last week

The number of positive tests for coronavirus has risen across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley. Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to only obtain a test if they […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, September 7 to September 11

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Strand Road junction. Pic: Google maps A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. A school in Longridge saw a partial closure after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19, and a row […]

4 months ago
Independent collectibles shop opens in Plungington Road

Plunge into 67 Pic: Tony Worrall An independent collectibles shop has opened in Plungington. Plunge into 67 – based at 67 Plungington Road – stocks official licensed goods sourced from around the world. The shop has […]

5 months ago
New café could be coming to Plungington Road

80 Plungington Road A new café could replace a carpet shop in Plungington after a planning application was submitted. The new café, which is set to be opened at 80 Plungington Road, would […]

5 months ago
Work begins to turn former Fulwood pub into Muslim centre

A volunteer from Noorani Education Centre working on the site Work has started to turn the former Withy Trees pub in Fulwood into a Muslim place of worship, teaching centre and foodbank. Photos taken by a Brackenbury Road resident show […]

5 months ago
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