Daily Archives: 01/12/2014


Plymouth’s first public electric car charging points go live

Plymouth’s first public electric car charging points are now live. Charge points have been installed in the Regent Street, Theatre Royal and Western Approach car parks, as well as the Coypool, George Junction and Milehouse park and ride sites and at City College Plymouth. They have also been installed at Midland House and Prince Rock […]


National visit to Plymouth during National Empty Homes Week

Plymouth’s efforts to use empty properties to address housing needs have received national recognition. On Friday 5th December, the Chief Executive of the Empty Homes Agency, Helen Williams, visited Plymouth, as part of National Empty Homes Week. The Empty Homes Agency is currently carrying out research into how more empty commercial properties could be brought back […]


New grit bin for Westcountry Close

Residents in and around Westcountry Close in Weston Mill will find it easier to get around safely this winter, thanks to a new community grit bin funded through our Living Streets scheme. Council Leader and local ward councillor Tudor Evans provided the grit bin through his Living Streets budget to make it easier for people […]


Laying the groundwork for new jobs at Langage

Ground work is to get underway to expand the hugely successful Langage Science Park. Plymouth City Council has invested £2.6 million in expanding the science park so that more high-end companies will be able to move in, creating around 80 new jobs. The Council is handing over the 2.5 acre site to the contractors Britcon, […]