Daily Archives: 25/01/2016

Active Neighbourhoods officially launched

People living in Plymouth will be embracing healthier lifestyles and enjoying nature on their doorstep thanks to a new, three year project that will make five local green spaces better for people and wildlife. The Active Neighbourhoods project was officially launched at the Woods, Waves and Wild Places conference, organised by Plymouth City Council. Present […]

Holocaust Memorial Day 27 January 2016

Millions of victims of the Holocaust as well as subsequent genocides will be remembered at a series of events this week, as Plymouth City Council passes a motion to both remember the Holocaust and condemn unfair discrimination. A number of events are happening across the city this week in remembrance of the Holocaust, offering support […]

Veterans self-build project getting underway

A project to help veterans build their own homes in Plymouth is moving another step forward. Land for up to 24 affordable homes on the former St George’s Day Centre at George Place, Millbay, is being transferred from Plymouth City Council to DCH and work is due to start on site next month with Interserve, […]

Essential maintenance work on Crownhill flyover

Essential maintenance and structural improvement work will get under way on Crownhill flyover on Monday 8 February. Our highways contractor Amey will be replacing the deck joints of the bridge, applying a waterproof membrane and resurfacing the road. The work will be carried in three phases and each phase will take around two weeks. There will […]

2016 set to be an exciting year for Building Plymouth

Plymouth City Council is delighted to welcome Devon based SWH Group to Building Plymouth. SWH Group, a multi-disciplinary contractor delivering civil engineering, highway maintenance and building construction services, is the latest organisation to invest in the Council led Building Plymouth partnership. Hot on the heels of SWH Civils starting work on Plymouth’s brand new coach […]

Scheme to help homeless veterans in Plymouth

A scheme is being launched to help homeless veterans in Plymouth. The Royal British Legion is providing almost £20,000 grant funding to Plymouth Access to Housing (Path), a local homeless charity, to specifically support ex-Services personnel and their families. Path is also commissioned by Plymouth City Council for homeless people generally, and the Council is […]