Daily Archives: 23/06/2015

City unveils commemorative slab in honour of First World War hero

The first of four commemorative paving slabs dedicated to Plymouth-born soldiers who received the Victoria Cross for their bravery during World War I has been unveiled on the Hoe. The unveiling was carried out by the Lord Mayor, supported by Colonel Mike Glover of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. The slab is located near the […]

Plymouth Life Centre to get a green hat

This summer the iconic Plymouth Life Centre will be crowned with the city’s largest solar roof. As part of Plymouth City Council’s ambition to become a greener and sustainable city, the Council is working with Plymouth Energy Community (PEC), a local Community Benefit Society, to help increase the amount of renewable energy generated in the […]

Hoe Garden flies flag for Plymouth-born founder of global stamp

The first in a series of flags celebrating Edward Stanley Gibbons, the Plymouth-born founder of the renowned Stanley Gibbons stamp business, has been raised in Plymouth’s Hoe Garden. The flags are the brainchild of artist Joanna Brinton, who won a public art commission from Plymouth City Council (supported by Plymouth Culture) to showcase local artists […]

Plymouth praised for Families with a Future programme

Plymouth has been praised for the work that has been done locally to ‘turn around’ the lives of families who need additional support, as the latest results are published. The Department for Communities and Local Government has published the latest figures for the national ‘Troubled Families’ programme. Plymouth was one of a number of areas […]