Daily Archives: 08/07/2015


Cabinet member for Finance responds to the Summer Budget

Councillor Mark Lowry, Cabinet member for Finance, said: “As expected this was a brutal budget that will hit families, young people and Plymouth’s most vulnerable residents hardest.  “I’m particularly concerned about the ending of housing benefit for 18 to 21 year olds, which will affect more than 700 people in Plymouth.  “If these young people […]


More homes in Plymouth get disabled adaptations

More homes in Plymouth are getting disabled adaptations, including the conversion of two houses into one for a severely disabled teenager. The teenager and their family (who do not want to be named), will move into the latest house which has been adapted at Cherry Tree Gardens, Plymouth on Friday 3 July. Plymouth City Council, […]


Participate in Plymouth’s Ping! Parlour

Thousands of people in Plymouth are already enjoying the Ping! Plymouth table tennis festival. Around 2,500 participants attended the Ping! Plymouth launch on Saturday 13 June and the new Ping Parlour (old Disney store on Armada Way) is also now open every day. The Parlour regularly has 300 – 400 people passing through its doors […]


Reynolds’ links with Devonport explored through ‘Art in the Park’

An outdoor exhibition running in Devonport Park until 26 July is highlighting the work of one of Plymouth’s most famous artists and exploring his links with a part of the city that is often forgotten. ‘Art in the Park’ is an arts and health project organised by ‘One Red Dot’ in association with Community Health […]


Making sure children with Special educational needs get the right support

A review of the education provision provided for children and young people with special educational needs/disability (SEND) in Plymouth has been approved by the City Council’s Cabinet. There are currently 2000 children in Plymouth with a statutory statement of special educational needs and the SEND review of education provision will make sure the Council is […]