Daily Archives: 12/02/2016

Six Plymouth schools receive letter from the government

The Education and Childcare Minister has written to six Plymouth schools who have raised aspirations and ensured disadvantaged pupils can fulfil their potential. To launch the Pupil Premium Awards, Sam Gyimah MP has written to all the schools to congratulate them on their efforts to boost achievement and raise aspirations among their disadvantaged pupils. The […]

Think before you ink project launched in Plymouth schools

Think before you ink! That’s the message to young people in Plymouth who may be thinking about getting a tattoo. Plymouth City Council have just launched a joint campaign, which warns that anyone who gets a tattoo under the age of 18 is breaking the law and could be putting their health at risk. The […]

Exploring ideas for Mount Batten Tower

Plymouth’s historic Mount Batten Tower could be open to the public more often as part of the Council’s ongoing campaign to make the most of the city’s amazing waterfront. A feasibility study is underway to see if the tower, which was built in 1652 to protect the entrance to the Sound, can be opened up […]

The new Lord Mayor designate of Plymouth has been announced

Councillor Pauline Murphy, a Labour Councillor for the Efford and Lipson ward, will take over the reins from the current Lord Mayor, Councillor Dr John Mahony. The ceremony took place today in the Lord’s Mayor Dining Room at the Council House. Councillor Murphy said: “I am extremely honoured to have been selected for the position […]