Daily Archives: 02/02/2015

Plymouth prepares for new Care Act

Residents in Plymouth who need care and support will be affected by changes in Government legislation. The Care Act 2014, which comes into effect in April 2015, brings new duties for local authorities, along with new rights for both service users and carers. Under the Care Act, people will be entitled to an assessment for […]

Young families move into 22 affordable Westward homes in Plymouth

Making a big difference in Plymouth , Westward Housing Group is working in partnership with Plymouth City Council and has provided 22 new much-needed homes. The new homes site at Tavistock Road has provided three two-bed flats and nine three-bed houses for affordable rent through Devon Home Choice and four two-bed houses and six three-bed […]

Cleaner, greener technology for Plymouth buses

Buses on one of Plymouth’s busiest routes will be fitted with new technology designed to reduce pollution, thanks to a grant from the Department for Transport (DfT). Plymouth City Council has been awarded almost £485,000 from the Clean Vehicle Technology Fund, which helps local authorities upgrade vehicles, reduce emissions and improve air quality. The funding […]