Daily Archives: 01/05/2015


Museum officer awarded bursary to research Blitz collections

A learning development officer from Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery has secured a research bursary set up by the family of a former long-serving member of staff. Maureen Attrill worked at Museum and Art Gallery for nearly 33 years before her sudden death in February 2011. During that time she demonstrated an immense commitment […]


Plymouth prepares to celebrate VE Day 70

Plymouth will be joining towns and cities across the UK in lighting a beacon on Friday 8 May to celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE Day. More than 100 beacons will be lit at sundown, from coast to coast, as the nation remembers the end of the Second World War in Europe. Plymouth’s beacon will […]


Hoping to ‘a-tractor’ great apprentice farmer …

One of the most unusual apprenticeship opportunities in the country is up for grabs in Plymouth – to be an apprentice farmer. Plymouth City Council and Duchy College are looking for an apprentice farmer to run a farm within the city as part of an exciting project to create a 100-acre country park. The successful […]