Daily Archives: 07/08/2015

Rainbow over Smeaton’s Tower this weekend

Red and yellow and orange and green – the colours of the rainbow will be shining out across the city tonight and tomorrow night in support of the city’s Pride Rally. From sunset until 2am, a chasing rainbow effect will be around the tower on the Hoe. Plymouth Pride parade is taking place on the Hoe and […]

Plymouth shortlisted for national Dementia Friendly Award

Plymouth has been shortlisted for a prestigious national Dementia Friendly Award. For the past few years, Plymouth City Council and the Plymouth Dementia Action Alliance (PDAA) have been committed to making Plymouth a Dementia Friendly city. The National Dementia Friendly Awards 2015 has shortlisted Plymouth under the “Best Dementia Friendly Community Initiative” category. Mr Ian […]

When will we be on the crucial corridor, leader asks minister

Council leader Tudor Evans has asked for a progress report on calls for the city to be part of the Strategic National Corridor network. And he is urging the Secretary of State for Transport to include the request as part of a new ‘back to the basics’ look of what UK Plc needs to be […]

Plymouth Pots and Pans Amnesty Friday 14 – Sunday 16 August

A ‘pots and pans amnesty’ is being held in Plymouth as part of our Grow, Share, Cook initiative to help people on low incomes and get more people cooking fresh food. The event has been organised via the Our Plymouth volunteer scheme in partnership with Plymouth City Council, Tamar Grow Local, Food is Fun and […]

Some of Plymouth’s best known landmarks get some TLC

A £500,000 programme of safety and maintenance works across several of Plymouth’s best known landmarks will get underway in the autumn. The programme of works include resurfacing the children’s pool at Mount Wise, stabilising the Cliff face at West Hoe and demolishing the old fruit store in How Street. Council Leader Tudor Evans approved the […]

Plymouth club wins national award for supporting disabled bowlers

The Plymouth Life Centre Indoor Bowls Club (IBC) has won a national award for supporting disabled bowlers. The club has won the first ever Love Fisher Brown Award, set up last October to recognise and reward organisations that provide opportunities for people with disabilities to play the sport. Chosen by a panel of judges from […]