Daily Archives: 04/03/2015


Public art commission for Hoe Garden

Artists based in the South West are being invited to apply to create a new piece of public art for Plymouth’s Hoe Garden. Led by Plymouth City Council and supported by Plymouth Culture, this exciting new commission will see the selected artwork installed in the garden next to the café for up to a year, […]


Millions Invested in Plymouth’s schools for the future

Just under £53 million pounds has already been invested in improving the quality of Plymouth’s schools and over the next 2 years another £3.3 million is set to be spent. As the Council continues to drive forward growth in the city it’s essential the standard of school facilities is improved to keep up with the […]


Changes to the licensing policy on the Barbican

Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet is expected to approve plans to control the type of new licences issued on the Barbican. The changes were agreed after the police submitted a report to the Council last year asking to expand the current cumulative impact policy (CIP) to not only cover the Barbican, but extend across Sutton Harbour […]


Build-up to 2015 History Festival gets under way

Plans for this year’s Plymouth’s History Festival are well under way, with more than 100 different events already confirmed. The festival will run from 1 to 31 May and a wide range of historical events are taking place across the city, providing residents and visitors with opportunities to celebrate and learn more about Plymouth’s heritage. […]


Spring into March with free health checks at 1st Stop

Fancy getting a free health MOT while sorting out your council tax or benefits? Livewell and Plymouth City Council have teamed up to bring you Spring into March, a week of free NHS health checks, information and advice for local people. From Monday 9 March to Saturday 14 March, members of PCH’s Livewell team will […]


Award Winning Apprenticeship Team

Plymouth City Council was announced large employer of the year at the Apprenticeships 4 England award 2015 last night. At the awards ceremony which took place at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London, Plymouth City Council beat Portsmouth City Council, Haymarket Media and Arqiva Ltd, to the title. Council Leader Tudor Evans said: “I am incredibly […]


£60,000 for local projects as Crowdfunder launches Crowdfund Plymouth with Plymouth City Council

Plymouth community projects and social enterprises will be able to tap into funds as part of a pioneering crowdfunding scheme launched today. Plymouth City Council has set aside £60,000 for projects on Crowdfund Plymouth – as part of Crowdfunder Local, a nationwide initiative, launched by Crowdfunder – the UK’s leading crowdfunding platform. Crowdfunding is an […]