Daily Archives: 18/09/2014

Commitment to construction skills

Construction companies are being asked to help the Council set up a scheme that puts skills into the heart of significant developments.   Big building firms as well as contractors are being asked for their input on how to ensure major developments have a commitment to increasing training and skills as part of planning negotiations. […]

Plymouth chosen as a City of Service

Plymouth is one of seven cities that have unveiled plans to organise up to 2,000 volunteers to tackle local problems, as Cities of Service launches in the UK – a volunteer programme based on the US model founded by the former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg. What is Cities of Service? Over the […]

Free courses on copyright and intellectual property from South West’s patent library

Plymouth City Council’s library service is offering free short courses on protecting business ideas, thanks to funding from the Intellectual Property Office. Based at the Central Library, Plymouth PATLIB serves the whole of the South West as part of a network of Patent Information Centres across the UK. It provides free information and help with […]

Work complete on cycling and walking route from Central Park to Honicknowle

Work to provide an improved cycling and walking route between Central Park and Honicknowle is now complete. Part-funded by the Department for Transport through its Cycle Safety Fund (which is administered by Sustrans), the scheme will allow more people to discover, or rediscover, the joys of cycling. Designed by Plymouth City Council’s highways contractor Amey, […]

Sexual Health Week 15-21 September 2014

It’s Sexual Health Week (15 – 21 September) and in Plymouth there are a range of services available to help you maintain good sexual and reproductive health. The focus for this year is on contraception and the purpose of this week is to counter some of the common myths and misconceptions which can leave people […]