Daily Archives: 13/04/2017


Laira Rail Bridge to Saltram Meadow link complete

The latest section of a walking and cycling route connecting Laira and Plymstock is now complete. A new four-metre-wide path from Laira Rail Bridge gives walkers and cyclists an off-road, level and direct route into the Saltram Meadow housing development. The final link connecting the path with Saltram Meadow will soon be built by Persimmon […]

Laira Rail Bridge to Saltram Meadow walking and cycling link

Garfield Weston Foundation commits £250,000 to Plymouth History Centre

The Plymouth History Centre project has been given an amazing £250,000 boost, thanks to a funding grant from the Garfield Weston Foundation. The UK-based trust has been supporting arts, education, youth, community, health, welfare and environmental projects for more than 50 years and has donated over £58 million to a wide range of projects across […]


Phase one of Hoe Foreshore work completed in time for Easter weekend

The first phase of a project to extend the life of the buildings on the Hoe Foreshore has been finished in time for the Bank Holiday weekend. The Council authorised £1 million capital investment for the programme of urgent repairs to the foreshore in January, after surveys identified damage to the Bathing Houses and Sun […]


More roadshows being held to help you find out about changes to bin collections

  The next set of roadshows have been confirmed to make local people in Plymouth aware of planned changes to bin collections, and answer questions about recycling and waste. From Monday 8 May, Plymouth will move to alternate weekly collections with recyclables – in the green bins – collected one week and the following week […]


Island hotel in Plymouth Sound under starter’s orders

Planning decision notices have now been issued to the owners of Drake’s Island, pushing the scheme closer to the starting line. Listed building consent and planning notices have now been sent to Rotolok, the company behind the scheme to transform the island into a multi-million hotel and spa resort. Councillor Patrick Nicholson, deputy leader of […]