Daily Archives: 28/05/2015

Urgent action to tackle vandalism at disused hotel in Plymouth

Urgent action is being taken to tackle ongoing problems with vandalism and anti-social behaviour at a derelict hotel in Plymouth. Plymouth City Council has asked the owners of the disused Quality Hotel to – which was subject to the latest in a series of arson attacks earlier this week – to urgently put in place […]

Museum secures funding for important piece of 17th century silver

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery has secured £41,000 towards the acquisition of a remarkable piece of 17th century silver. The Sparke Cup is a silver-gilt, two handled cup, cover and salver of very high quality. It was made by Thomas Jenkins, a silversmith of London, in 1672-3 and then purchased by Plymouth in 1680 […]

Council committed to helping children improve their reading and writing

Plymouth City Council will now be working more closely with schools to help more 11 year olds to reach the standard of literacy they’ll need to be successful learners. In May 2014 the Council’s Cabinet set out 50 new pledges all aimed at making Plymouth a better place to live. One of those pledges was […]