Daily Archives: 28/01/2015

Let there be light – testing for one night

Historic city landmarks will be getting a glimpse of life in the spotlight tonight with trial lighting tests. ┬áTechnical trials are taking place at the Mayflower Steps, Mount Batten tower and Charles Cross. ┬áThe trials are being carried out to check the effect of the lamps proposed and the intensity of the lighting from the […]

Plymouth gets better connected for free with BT Wi-fi

Planning permission has now been given for wi-fi transmitters to be installed on lamp posts as part of the roll-out of free BT Wi-fi in Plymouth. Engineers will begin installing transmitters on lamp posts and buildings in preparation for a free wi-fi network going live this Spring across a wider area of the city centre […]

Clarification from Plymouth City Council on smoking estimates

Plymouth City Council would like to clarify the latest statistics estimating the number of young people smoking in the city. Public Health England has released statistics which suggest that 15.93% of young people aged 15 are regular or occasional smokers, compared with a national average of 12.71%, giving Plymouth one of the highest rates. Whilst […]