Daily Archives: 05/02/2016

Work starts on walking and cycling improvements between rail station and Central Park

Work to improve walking and cycling links between Plymouth’s rail station and Central Park will soon get under way. The scheme, which will complement improvements already made around the station, will address many of the challenges faced by cyclists and pedestrians, including those with visual impairments. Improvements, which have been agreed following consultation with more […]

Council recognised as Top 100 apprenticeship employer

Plymouth City Council has been recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list, sponsored by City and Guilds, which is compiled annually by the National Apprenticeship Service and recognises excellence in businesses that employ apprentices. The list was announced at the National Apprenticeship Awards, which took place last month in London. After a tough […]

Compulsory Purchase Order on Widey Lane as Council tackles empty homes

Plymouth City Council has served a Compulsory Purchase Order on a house that has been a derelict eyesore for years. The Secretary of State has approved the Council’s application for a CPO on the house in Widey Lane which has been subject to vandalism and anti-social behaviour. The site was where the Council launched its […]

Bickleigh Down Eco-Village moves a step closer

A new eco-village on the outskirts of Plymouth – which will provide jobs and homes and is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK – is moving a step closer to reality. Bickleigh Down, which off Tavistick Road and can be accessed from Towerfield Drive, is the name of the planned […]