Daily Archives: 14/03/2016

Progress on Quality Hotel

Check out this view! Cabinet members and representatives from Devon and Cornwall’s emergency services got a bird’s eye view of the Hoe and the Sound from the top of the Quality Hotel. Demolition contractors Gilpin have been on site since mid-January to prepare the building for demolition after the eyesore was bought by Plymouth City […]

Winner of Plymouth’s first construction apprentice of the year announced

The winner of the very first construction apprentice of the year was announced at the Building Plymouth Apprenticeship jobs fair on Saturday. Leader of Plymouth City Council Tudor Evans presented Matthew Evans with the award, to acknowledge and celebrate his exceptional contribution to the workplace, and to recognise his commitment to the apprenticeship experience as […]

Plymouth students build a better future at Skills Group UK

A group of 20 Plymouth students were given the opportunity to try their hand at a variety of construction skills at Skills Group UK this week. The students, who are all taking part in Skills Aid Plymouth (SAP) along with their learning mentors, were treated to an assortment of activities including bricklaying, tiling, woodwork and […]

Plympton Library in line for major award

Plympton Library has been shortlisted for one of the country’s major publishing gongs, the British Book Industry Awards. The commitment and enthusiasm of the library’s staff has been recognised in the award that celebrates the greatness of the British book trade and the people behind it. They have been going the extra mile to put […]

Plymouth to provide sanctuary for Syrian refugee families

Following the successful relocation of three Syrian families, Plymouth has agreed to provide sanctuary to some Syrian refugee families fleeing the conflict. Since the civil war in Syria started in 2011, 12 million Syrians have fled their homes and it is estimated 470,000 people have been killed. Plymouth City Council has agreed to provide a […]