Daily Archives: 21/09/2016


Massive weekend for the arts coming up!

A series of small grants are adding a vital spark to this year’s Plymouth Art Weekender which takes place this weekend (23 to 25 September). Over 90 events, involving 500 local, national and international artists, will be taking place all over the city from the water’s edge to people’s houses, the Athenaeum to the Mayflower […]


Cabinet member calls for urgent meeting with NHS over GP surgery closure plans

Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet member for Health and Social Care is calling for an urgent meeting with NHS England over plans to close GP surgeries in Plymouth. Councillor Lynda Bowyer has asked to meet senior representatives of NHS England after GPs and residents raised concerns following a debate at the full council on Monday. She […]


Stoptober challenge for Plymouth as smoking rates continue to fall

Are you a smoker and could you give up smoking for a whole month? Next month is Stoptober and people across Plymouth are being urged to take the challenge to quit smoking throughout October. In Plymouth, smoking rates have fallen by almost 4% in the past four years, down to a rate where around 1 […]