Daily Archives: 25/07/2014


Blooming Brilliant show for Plymouth in August

Flower power will take over Plymouth in August as the Blooming Brilliant show takes place to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Royal Horticultural Society’s In Bloom competition. The show will take place on the 13th and 14th August at the Plymouth Guildhall, and is being jointly organised by the Plymouth in Bloom Committee, Plymouth […]

Two day flower festival

Work to begin on 40 new homes for older people in Plymouth

Work is due to begin on the development of 40 new supported homes for older residents in Plymouth. The new specially adapted extra care one and two bedroom flats in Ernesettle are being developed by Aster Homes and its contractor, Leadbitter. Part of Bouygues UK, one of the nation’s leading construction companies, Leadbitter – which […]


New extended opening hours for Smeaton’s Tower

One of Plymouth’s top tourist attractions is extending its opening hours by two hours a day for the summer season. Smeaton’s Tower will open each day from 10am to 6pm until the end of August (last entry 5.30pm). Originally built on the Eddystone reef in 1759, it was taken down in the early 1880s and rebuilt […]