Daily Archives: 15/05/2015


Exhibition marks bicentenary of Napoleon in Plymouth Sound

A new exhibition opening at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery next week will explore the 10 dramatic days during the summer of 1815 when Napoleon Bonaparte was held as a prisoner in Plymouth Sound aboard HMS Bellerophon. ‘Fallen Emperor: Napoleon in Plymouth Sound in 1815’ will be centred around a popular painting from the […]


Dementia Awareness Week 17 – 23 May 2015

A range of activities are taking place in Plymouth to mark Dementia Awareness Week (17 – 23 May 2015). Organisations including Plymouth City Council, Plymouth University, Barclays, Plymouth Citybus and Plymouth Community Healthcare are taking part in events throughout the week to raise awareness of dementia and encourage individuals and organisations to become more dementia […]


Water good idea – bathing water quality on Twitter

Swimmers, kayakers and paddleboarders will be able to check the quality of Plymouth’s bathing water every day. Plymouth has two EU designated bathing waters at East and West Hoe, which are monitored by the Environment Agency. From Friday 15 May, the start of the bathing season, the agency will tweet the water quality prediction via […]