Daily Archives: 01/07/2016


Council addresses community tensions with partners

Plymouth City Council Leader Councillor Ian Bowyer says the authority is committed to working with police to crack down on any incidents of hate crime following the EU Referendum. Councillor Bowyer met Chief Superintendent Andy Boulting to discuss community tension following the EU Referendum result. Plymouth MPs Johnny Mercer and Oliver Colvile also attended the […]


Three month closure order granted on drugs den

A three month closure order has been granted on a flat that was used as a drugs den. The order, which was applied for by the Community Safety Partnership of Plymouth City Council’s Anti-Social Behaviour Team and the Devon and Cornwall Police, is for the flat at 12 Valletort Place Flats. Plymouth Magistrates granted the […]


Plymouth adds new tickets to Skipper range

From Monday 4 July bus passengers will be able to buy a ticket that lets them travel anywhere in Plymouth, with any operator – not just for the day but for a week or for four weeks. We’ve teamed up with bus companies to extend the ‘Skipper’ range following the success of the Skipper day ticket, […]

Left to right: Helen Scholes (Marketing Manager at Stagecoach SW), Councillor Steve Ricketts, Richard Stevens (MD of Plymouth Citybus) and Ashley Taylor (Transport Manager at Target Travel) launching the new Skipper tickets.

More than quarter of a million pounds conned out of Plymouth residents by scammers

Crafty con artists have managed to scam £255,000 out of 146 people in Plymouth. Trading Standards have visited these people as a result of receiving a list of over 650 potential scam victims that have been targeted in the city.  But officers are warning this is just the tip of the iceberg with only five […]


Your chance to co-own Ernesettle community solar array

You can still buy shares in community renewable energy in Plymouth but hurry, because this opportunity is limited! Plymouth Energy Community (PEC), in partnership with Four Greens Community Trust (FGCT) and Plymouth City Council, have built a 4.1MW panel solar array in Ernesettle and now invite the public to own it. Sandwiched between the MOD […]


People asked big questions about land and development

What land should be built on and what should be protected as green space – those are the big questions to be asked in a massive consultation across Plymouth and South West Devon. A total of 30,300 homes need to be built in the next 16 years and Plymouth City Council, South Hams District and […]