Daily Archives: 01/08/2014

Plymouth to begin street lighting upgrade

Plymouth City Council will begin an 18-month citywide street lighting replacement programme next week, as part of its energy and carbon saving measures. The £8 million project, which will see nearly 29,000 street lights in the city replaced with energy efficient light emitting diode (LED) lamps, will see the Council’s energy bill reduced by over […]

New pothole repair machine takes to the road in Plymouth

A new machine that can repair potholes in minutes has taken to the road in Plymouth. The Roadmaster patcher is the latest weapon in Plymouth’s anti-pothole armoury and one of only 14 currently in the UK. Dubbed ‘the world’s most advanced potholing machine’, the Roadmaster is being hired for a month-long trial at a cost […]

Building skills opportunities across the city

A roadshow organised by the Council will be heading to the city’s neighbourhoods as part of a campaign to give young people the low down on exciting construction jobs on offer in Plymouth. It’s out of the office and onto the housing estates in a concerted effort to talk to youngsters about the skills they […]