Daily Archives: 29/02/2016


Sites to be transferred to Four Greens Community Trust

A number of Ernesettle sites are being transferred to a community owned trust with the aim of providing jobs, green energy, learning and training opportunities, opportunities for community activity and improved community services and facilities. Plymouth City Council is transferring the land off Ernesettle Lane to Four Greens Community Trust (FGCT) to give local people […]


Plymouth’s newly qualified social workers celebrated

The latest group of newly qualified social workers from Plymouth City Council Children’s Services, have been presented with certificates of completion by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Dr John Mahony, at a special ceremony. The certificates mark the successful completion of the social workers’ assessed and supported first year in practice. Newly Qualified Social Workers have […]


Evening Ambassadors pilot in Plymouth is hailed a success

A pilot scheme to keep people safe on nights out in Plymouth’s Waterfront Business Improvement District (BID) has been hailed a success. The Evening Ambassadors scheme was a six-week pilot launched in December in which two teams of Ambassadors patrolled the area and used a radio network to report any issues directly to the Council’s […]


Over half of Plymouth shops tested sell e-cigs to children

  Nine out of 15 shops that sell electronic cigarettes in Plymouth failed a recent test purchase operation. New laws on selling E Cigarettes to children were introduced last year, and Trading Standards were checking whether they were being applied by retailers. E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that are marketed as an alternative to cigarettes containing […]