Daily Archives: 16/02/2015

Plymouth’s Social Entrepreneurs celebrated at Dartington

Plymouth’s commitment to social enterprise was celebrated at a two day event. The residential at Dartington brings the students of both the Plymouth and Bristol Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Start Up programmes together for a two day learning event focused on marketing, communicating and collaborating. The two day event is part of the 14 day […]

Council leader heads to Laira depot to see progress on Wi-Fi installation

Leader of Plymouth City Council, Tudor Evans has been to see for himself how work is progressing on the mammoth task of installing free Wi-Fi on every First Great Western Train in the region. The works to make this happen has involved engineers installing a separate aerial on every single carriage across 53 sets of […]

Plan for new HQ for trust submitted

A planning application to transform an empty care home into a thriving business centre that will open up opportunities for people in north Plymouth has been submitted. The Four Greens Community Trust has submitted an application to turn the former Whitleigh Care Home into its headquarters and a business centre for up to 22 business units, […]

Hundreds of employees offered help to get online

Employees across Plymouth are being offered ICT training to help hundreds of people get better skills for work.   Council leader Tudor Evans has written to organisations and companies in the city offering ICT training for employees who would like to get more confident around computers and online. The initiative follows the Council’s own successful […]

Recruitment of Young Ambassadors for Summer Mix 2015

Plymouth City Council’s Youth Service has just started recruiting Young Ambassadors for Summer Mix 2015. Anyone from 16-25 years old can become an Ambassador and in return for all the hard work volunteers receive OCN qualifications, a programme of free training and get to attend a residential,  as well as other exciting trips! This is […]

Plymouth secures £12 million for transport improvements in north of city

Plymouth City Council has secured more than £12 million in funding for transport improvements in the north of the city. The Heart-of-the-South-West Local Enterprise Partnership (HotSW LEP) – the body responsible for allocating funding for large-scale transport schemes across Plymouth, Devon, Torbay and Somerset – has awarded the city £12.26 million for three schemes. This […]