Daily Archives: 09/03/2017


Plymouth gearing up for new road maintenance contract

Preparations are progressing well for the transfer of Plymouth’s road maintenance services to South West Highways (SWH) in April. Some functions are moving back to the Council under the new contract to ensure greater control over which works are carried out where and when. Functions we will manage include: inspections, audits and road safety; co-ordination and licensing […]


Come and get involved with Plymouth’s new community park

The team from Poole Farm who are behind Derriford’s new Community Park want the public to get involved with the next phase of the park’s development. Over 200 volunteers have already planted 900 metres of new hedgerow to help  improve the condition of the land along Seaton Valley for the benefit of wildlife, biodiversity and […]


Response to social care funding announcement in Spring Budget

In response to the Chancellor’s announcement that an extra £2 billion is to be allocated to supporting social care nationally, Council leader Ian Bowyer said: “While we await the detail of how this extra funding for social care will be allocated, we welcome the Government’s recognition of the scale of the problem councils such as Plymouth are […]