Daily Archives: 01/10/2015

Good reception for ‘shh patrols’

Plymouth’s ‘shhh patrols’ had a good reception from students as they hit potential noise hot spots during Freshers’ Week. The team was out in the city centre, Mutley, Greenbank and Mount Gould to advise noisy students new to Plymouth to turn the dial down and think about their neighbours. The patrols, which involved the Council, […]

Public health services for young children and parents in Plymouth to become more joined up

From 1 October, responsibility for commissioning (shaping and buying) health visiting services for young children passes from NHS regional teams to local authorities (councils). This “completes the jigsaw” of public health services, placing health visiting alongside other services which have been commissioned by councils since April 2013. The transfer will now enable all support commissioned […]

Successful scheme to give children extra support is back

A successful scheme designed to support young people in Plymouth to gain important employability skills, with the support of volunteer mentors is back for a second year. Skills Aid Plymouth (SAP) is a joint project between Plymouth City Council and Plymouth’s Rotary Clubs, who have provided the majority of the volunteer mentors working on the […]