Daily Archives: 11/02/2015

Council budget prioritises jobs, homes and clean and safe streets

Vital local services are being protected as the Government cuts more than £18 million of funding for Plymouth residents next year. The Cabinet has agreed to recommend a draft budget for 2015/16 that invests £192.5m in delivering more than 350 day to day local services and protecting and expanding work to provide jobs, create affordable […]

Council gets tough with Compulsory Purchase Order

Plymouth City Council is getting tough on neglected empty homes by using a Compulsory Purchase Order on a property that has been out of use for over a decade. As part of the Council’s new Plan for Empty Homes, the CPO has been granted on the property at 7 Widey Lane, which has been the […]

Eight Plymouth schools receive government recognition

Minister of State for Schools, David Laws MP, has written to eight Plymouth schools to congratulate them on the improvement in the key stage two results of their disadvantaged pupils. The schools who have received letters are:   • Beechwood Primary School • College Road Primary School • Ernesettle Community School • Prince Rock Primary […]