Daily Archives: 22/10/2015


Be Safe, Be Seen on Plymouth’s roads this winter

We’re teaming up with Radio Plymouth again for this year’s Be Safe, Be Seen road safety campaign. The annual campaign reminds pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists – especially children and young people on their school journeys – to make sure they can be seen during the winter months With the clocks going back on Sunday 25 October, […]


Detection dogs pound the streets of Plymouth to sniff out illegal tobacco

Local enforcement teams and their sniffer dogs took to the streets of Plymouth this week to ask for the public’s help in tackling the sellers of illegal tobacco. Illegal tobacco is known to make it easier for children to start smoking, as it is sold at cheap prices, and is also known to make communities […]


Councillor helps couple remember their son

Councillor Mark Lowry has presented a cheque for £100 to a young Plymouth couple raising money for a specialist hospital suite. The money, part of Plymouth City Council’s Community Grant Scheme (CGS) is going to be put towards an appeal to improve the Jasmine and Central delivery suite at Derriford hospital. The specialist suite is […]


Plymouth roads win national award in public satisfaction survey

We’ve won a national award for improving public satisfaction with the condition of our roads. The city has received the Outstanding Performance Award for its improvement in this year’s National Highways and Transport (NHT) Survey, which measures public satisfaction with a range of highways and transport services across the UK. It is widely regarded as the most […]


Pledge for Plymouth’s care leavers launched

To celebrate National Care Leavers week, Plymouth City Council is launching a pledge to highlight its commitment to care leavers. The Plymouth Care Leavers pledge is a set of promises that the City Council have agreed to deliver for care leavers.  Youth workers have been working with young people in Plymouth to find out exactly […]