Daily Archives: 04/07/2014

Work to restart on city centre walking and cycling link

The final phase of work to provide an improved walking and cycling route between Exeter Street and North Cross will get under way on Monday 7 July. Originally scheduled to finish earlier this year, the project was delayed by unrelated third party emergency works on Tothill Avenue. Part of the Council’s Plymotion scheme, the improvements […]

Plymouth Businesses Beware

Businesses in Plymouth have contacted the City Council’s Trading Standards Service to notify them of a misleading letter they have received headed ‘Publication of Companies and VAT Registration Numbers in the UK Corporate Portal 2014’. It leads them to believe that they are required to provide details of their VAT registration number. However, they also include […]

Resurfacing continues throughout July

A major programme to repair some of the most severely damaged roads in Plymouth is continuing throughout July. The 12-week programme of resurfacing and reconstruction got under way last week and will run through to mid-September. As well as resurfacing to whole roads and larger sections of road across the city, works will include structural […]

Young readers invited to step into the Mythical Maze this summer

There’s an a’maze’ing challenge in store for young readers at Plymouth’s libraries this summer. Children aged between four and 12 are being invited to step into the ‘Mythical Maze’ and read at least six books or e-books over the school holiday, collecting scratch-and-sniff stickers, games and wristbands along the way. There’s a poster to help track […]

Raid on suspected suppliers of illegal tobacco

A raid was carried out by Trading Standards in Plymouth on Friday 4 July 2014 of a suspected supplier of illegal tobacco, but none was found. The raid took place in Devonport and come as a new campaign across the whole South West region is launched to make the public aware of the dangers of […]

Council leader calls for urgent review of road funding allocations

Plymouth council leader Tudor Evans is calling for an urgent review of the way the Government allocates funding for road maintenance to end the unfair bias towards rural areas. Councillor Evans has written to Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin saying that Plymouth’s share of the £168m national Pothole Fund announced in March was only £359,114, which works […]

Devonport Community Focus Week 7-12 July 2014

Fire safety and crime prevention will be among the subjects covered as part of a Community Focus Week in the Devonport area. Throughout the week from Monday 7 July to Saturday 12 July events will be taking place around the area to raise awareness of a range of community safety issues and information about local […]