Daily Archives: 28/11/2014

Legal decision on airport community asset application

Plymouth City Council’s Head of Legal Services has issued a determination on an application to list land and buildings at Plymouth Airport as an asset of community value. An application by the Friends of Plymouth Airport to designate the site as an asset of community value has to be determined against the criteria set down […]

Council taking steps to help workforce thrive

Plymouth City Council staff are being encouraged to incorporate more activity into their daily routine as part of a drive to improve their wellbeing. The Council is the first in the South West to sign up for the ‘StepJockey’ scheme which aims to ‘nudge’ them to use the stairs instead of the lifts. ‘Smart signs’ […]

New loans for affordable housing in Plymouth

You can now apply for an Affordable Housing Loan if you are a Registered Provider within the Plymouth Housing Development Partnership, Cooperative Housing Groups, or Community Land Trusts. The new initiative was approved at the Full Council meeting on Monday 24 November 2014. Councillor Chris Penberthy, Cabinet Member for Cooperatives, Housing and Community Safety, said: […]

MTV Crashes for the next three years

  Plymouth is to host MTV Crashes for the next three years for not one, but two nights of cracking entertainment for Plymouth people and global exposure for Britain’s Ocean City.   Plymouth’s Cabinet will be asked to give the thumbs up to a three year partnership with the global music channel to host a […]