Daily Archives: 11/07/2014


Council leader says Whitehall geography blunder could have been avoided

A Department for Transport blunder that placed Plymouth in the North West in an official announcement could have been avoided if the department used a strategic map that included Devon and Cornwall, Plymouth City Council Leader Tudor Evans says. Councillor Evans, who wrote to Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin last week asking for a progress update […]


Days to go before MTV Crashes Plymouth

Excitement is rising with just days to go until 20,000 people take to The Hoe for the spectacular live music event of the summer. MTV Crashes Plymouth on Tuesday 15 July with performances from chart-topping artists the Kaiser Chiefs, Example, The 1975 and Kiesza. Doors to the event, organised by MTV and Plymouth City Council, […]


Dispersal order in Efford to tackle anti-social behaviour

A dispersal order designed to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Efford will come into effect towards the end of this month. The order was requested by the police and signed by Councillor Chris Penberthy, Cabinet member for Cooperatives, Housing and Community Safety at Plymouth City Council. It will come into effect on 25 July […]


Plymouth secures ‘smarter travel’ funding for the Derriford area

Plymouth City Council has successfully secured £0.71 million from the Government’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) to support sustainable travel in two of the city’s growth areas. Plymouth’s scheme is one of 44 across the country that will receive a share of £64 million of investment from the Department for Transport (DfT) to deliver environmental, […]