Daily Archives: 23/11/2015


More national recognition for Plymouth’s planners

Our Strategic Planning and Infrastructure department has come away with more accolades from the national Planning Awards. The Plymouth Plan won the strategic planning category, with the judges impressed by the plan’s ‘innovative and effective approach to the challenge of development planning through a combination of deep community engagement and joined-up thinking’. The team was […]


Museum craft group helps people with dementia

A traditional craft group at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery has taken on a commission with a difference – to make ‘twiddlemuffs’ for local people with dementia. The group has been running for over five years and meets at the museum every week to knit items for local and international charities. Members have made […]


HIV Testing Week and Pledge to go red for World AIDS Day 2015

People across Plymouth are being urged to pledge to go red for HIV Testing Week (21-30 November 2015) and World AIDS Day (1 December 2015) The Eddystone Trust, the local HIV and sexual health charity, Plymouth City Council which is the strategic lead for Public Health in the city, and Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, which […]


Mayflower Steps in the spotlight

  Plymouth’s historic Mayflower Steps will be permanently in the spotlight, thanks to new lights which will be switched on for the first time as part of the city’s Thanksgiving celebrations this Thursday ( 26 November) The monument, which commemorates the departure of the Pilgrim Fathers to America where they helped found a nation, will […]