Daily Archives: 12/06/2014


Leader warns minister that region won’t accept a ‘make do and mend’ rail line

The main line between Plymouth and London needs to be shorter, straighter and designed for future electrification, Plymouth City Council leader Tudor Evans has told transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin. Councillor Evans has told the minister that ‘a make do and mend’ approach will not be acceptable now work to repair storm damage at Dawlish is […]


New scheme for tattoo artists

Plymouth’s tattoo artists are being urged to sign up to a new scheme designed to curb sharp practices and make the industry safer for customers. The Council’s Public Protection team is launching a competency scheme for reputable tattoo businesses as part of a drive to make sure tattoos and skin piercing takes place in hygienic […]