Daily Archives: 29/01/2015

Show how much you love your library on National Libraries Day

It’s National Libraries Day on Saturday 7 February and we’re celebrating with a programme of free fun activities for all ages. Local, public, academic and workplace libraries up and down the country will be marking the event, which promotes our library services and the professionals behind them. There will be a pop-up library at our 1st Stop […]

Under 18s urged to vote in Plymouth’s youth election

Young people are being urged to vote in this year’s election to find the city’s new UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) representatives. Seven candidates are set to battle it out to become one of four young people to represent the city’s youth at a local, regional and national level. The successful candidates will act as the […]

Biggest ever funding promise for road to prosperity

Desperately-needed homes for hundreds of families, new jobs, and a 100-acre country park are now on the horizon in the north of the city, thanks to a massive funding promise from the Heart of the South West Local Economic Partnership. The partnership has this week announced it has earmarked £22.5 million of the Growth Fund […]

Funding boost for South Yard

Plymouth stands to receive a third of the total allocation for the entire region in today’s growth fund announcement. As well as the substantial support for the Forder Valley Link Road, the city has also secured £1.5 million for its exciting South Yard development plans. The fund will help establish the ‘direct development’ of ready-to-go […]