Daily Archives: 10/04/2015


Mount Edgcumbe secures vital land management funding

Mount Edgcumbe Country House and Park, which is jointly run by Plymouth City and Cornwall Councils, has secured nearly £700,000 for improvements to its historic landscape and listed structures. Natural England, the government’s adviser on the natural environment, has awarded the funding through its Higher Level Stewardship Scheme. The scheme provides capital and revenue funding […]


Techies take over the tower to let there be light

The countdown to Smeaton’s Tower lighting up gets underway on Monday 13 April with technicians taking over the tower to begin the installation. The symbol of Britain’s Ocean City will be lit up by the end of the month, if the installation programme goes according to plan. LITE ltd, supported by Hydrock and Hyde Park […]


Funding boost for walking and cycling links between Plym Valley and Saltram Park

We’ve been awarded £242,000 to improve walking and cycling links between the Plym Valley Trail and Saltram Countryside Park. The funding forms part of a larger award made by the Department for Transport’s Cycle Ambition Fund to Devon County Council’s ‘Granite and Gears’ project, which aims to improve cycling access to Dartmoor from across the county. […]


Tickets go on sale for MTV Crashes Plymouth 2015

Tickets for this summer’s MTV Crashes Plymouth event will be on sale from Thursday 16 April. The spectacular live music event, being organised by MTV in collaboration with Plymouth City Council, will take place on Plymouth Hoe on Wednesday 22 July. It will be followed by a ‘Club MTV’ night on the same stage on […]