Daily Archives: 13/11/2015


Alcohol Awareness Week 16-22 November 2015

Plymouth’s work to tackle problem drinking comes under the spotlight as we approach Alcohol Awareness Week (16-22 November 2015). Excessive drinking is one of four lifestyle behaviours, along with smoking, unhealthy diet and lack of exercise, which contribute to four chronic health conditions which, in Plymouth, cause 54% of deaths. Thrive Plymouth, the city’s ten-year […]


Plymouth hosts the South-West Regional International School Awards

55 schools from across the South West were in Plymouth on Thursday 12 November for the South-West Regional International School Award presentations. The schools have all been awarded the British Council International School Award. The award encourages schools to make educational links with schools in other countries and help broaden the horizons of children and young […]


Award ceremony to celebrate newly qualified social workers

The latest group of six newly qualified social workers from Plymouth City Council Children’s Services, have been presented with their certificates of successful completion by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Dr John Mahony, at a special ceremony. Newly Qualified Social Workers have made a significant contribution to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young […]


Refurbishment work starts at new Central Library

Work to create a new Central Library in the heart of Plymouth’s city centre is now under way. Vacant retail and bank units on the corner of Armada Way and Mayflower Street are being converted to create a more modern, flexible and welcoming library that will replace the one in Drake Circus. As well as […]