Daily Archives: 29/05/2015

New lights to shine on Charles Church

Plymouth’s memorial to the Blitz will be seen in a different light from next week. From Tuesday night (June 2) Charles Church will be illuminated by a new set of lights which have been installed on the monument at the top of Exeter Street. The church, which dates back to the 1600s, was entirely burnt […]

Top tips on managing damp and mould in your home

Damp and mould are the scourge of many a household but did you know there are simple steps you can take to cut them down? Plymouth City Council and Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) have commissioned a new video, funded by a grant from the Department of Energy and Climate Change, to help local people manage […]

Volunteers Week 1 – 7 June 2015

This year’s Volunteers Week (Monday 1 June to Sunday 7 June 2015) in Plymouth looks set to be the biggest and best yet, with a range of events and activities to suit all. Volunteers Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. Plymouth’s army of volunteers has […]

Plymouth school children get ready for Lord Mayor’s Day parade

Primary school children are busy putting the finishing touches on giant carnival figures they have created for this year’s Lord Mayor’s Day parade on Saturday 6 June. Around  250 pupils have been working with Stiltskin Arts and Theatre Company to create the puppets, which they will proudly display as part of the procession. The theme […]

Council supports Foster Care fortnight 2015

Plymouth City Council’s Fostering team is on a mission to find people with time, energy, motivation and a spare bedroom who are able to care for some of Plymouth’s most vulnerable young people as part of this year’s Foster Care Fortnight campaign (1-14 June). Foster Care Fortnight is a national campaign which raises the profile […]

Council’s youth services and naval chefs deliver life skills project

Plymouth City Council’s youth services team and the Royal Navy have teamed up to deliver an eight week cookery and life skills project to young people. The project, the first of its kind in the city started as a pilot back in April, with the aim of giving young people some essential life skills. A […]