Daily Archives: 11/09/2015

Official statement on Government announcement on Syrian refugees

Councillor Philippa Davey, Cabinet Member for Safer and Stronger Communities said: “The Government has announced that the UK will be providing sanctuary for 20,000 Syrian refugees. “We are pleased to see the Prime Minister has now agreed to offer support for refugees and as we have said before the Council is happy to participate in […]

Green light for tower to be lit up

Plymouth’s Mount Batten Tower is the next landmark to have its moment in the permanent spotlight as part of a Council project to light up the city’s monuments. Historic England has recently given the go-ahead for listed building consent to have LED lights installed around the tower of one the city’s oldest fortifications. They described […]