Daily Archives: 22/10/2014


Team appointed to oversee History Centre development

A key appointment has been made to the team that will drive the development of the £21m Plymouth History Centre. Plymouth City Council has appointed consultants Atkins to lead the design of the project, which will see Plymouth’s existing museum and art gallery refurbished and expanded to create a major new attraction. The appointment follows […]


Look for the bear necessities at your library this half term

Don’t let the kids get grizzly this October half-term – head to your nearest library for some bear-faced fun. Families are invited to go on a bear hunt to unearth some furry interesting facts, enjoy favourite stories of loveable bears such as Winnie the Pooh and Paddington. Youngsters can get their paws dirty and make […]


Barne Barton gets planning

People in Barne Barton are becoming town planners and will shape development in their area for the next two decades. Instead of the Council’s Planning Service putting together a plan and asking local people what think about it, residents have joined forces to create their own plan that will shape development in the future – […]


Plymouth Parent Conference for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Parents and carers of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities will be able to hear first-hand how Plymouth is responding to the new Children and Families Act at a special event being held next month. On 4 November Plymouth Parent Partnership and Your Child Your Voice are co-hosting a conference for families, giving them […]


Plymouth named best city to live in England and Wales

Plymouth has been named the best city in England and Wales for families to live. According to the 2014 Family Hotspots report by family finance specialist Family Investments, Plymouth has come out tops. The report, first launched in 2012, analyses postcode data across 71 different data sets, from education, safety and childcare to local amenities, […]


Plymouth named best city for families

Plymouth has been named the best city in England and Wales for families to live. According to the 2014 Family Hotspots report by family finance specialist Family Investments, Plymouth has come out tops. The report, first launched in 2012, analyses postcode data across 71 different data sets, from education, safety and childcare to local amenities, […]