Daily Archives: 24/03/2015


15 years of Youth Offending Support in Plymouth

It is now 15 years since Plymouth’s multi-agency Youth Offending Team (YOT) was established in the city. Over this time, innovative partnership work with Devon and Cornwall Police, probation, and health services has helped achieve a 50 per cent reduction in young people coming into contact with the service for the first time. This has […]


New lease of life for Plympton tennis courts

Tennis courts in Plympton’s Harewood Park are being given a new lease of life, thanks to funding from the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), Plymouth City Council and Plympton Tennis Club. The refurbishment will see two disused courts completely resurfaced, relined and brought back into use and another two, currently leased by Plympton Tennis Club, cleaned […]


Wildlife Photographer of the Year stopping at Plymouth on international tour

An international showcase of the very best in nature photography will be on display at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery from 28 March to 30 May. ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ is co-owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide. Now in its 50th year, the competition is recognised for taking a lead […]


Bright new future for adult learning in Plymouth

A brand new adult learning venture is being set up in Plymouth to protect access to courses and skills development in the city for years to come. Plymouth City Council approved plans last week to allow its Plymouth Adult and Community Learning service (PACLS) to become an independent joint venture with two key city based […]


Work starts to provide new growing spaces for the community

Two disused allotment sites will be getting a make-over this spring as work starts to bring them back into use as part of a Community Landshare Scheme. The first two sites to be delivered as part of this scheme will be at Lower Swarthmore in Central Park and on land at the back of Channel […]