Daily Archives: 25/09/2017


National award cements Plymouth’s self-build reputation

We’ve won a national award for our work in supporting self-build projects. The Build It! Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in the custom-build, self-build and renovation sector and Plymouth has scooped the ‘best council’ title. Organisers praised us for our energy and passion in not only delivering local projects but also promoting custom build to fellow […]

Michael Holmes (Chair of National Custom and Self Build Association), Housing Delivery Officer Liz Dunster, Planning Officer Chris King, Councillor Mark Lowry (Self-Build Champion), Councillor Steve Ricketts (Cabinet Member for Transport and Housing Delivery) and comedian Marcus Brigstocke, who hosted the event.

Fall in love with the new look Plymouth Market

People living in and around Plymouth are being urged to fall in love with their market again after a major £3.5 million makeover. A Grand Day Out is being organised for Saturday 30 September to mark the end of the refurbishment works on the listed building. Market traders and the council hope people will take […]


What goes around comes around: Go green in the bathroom this Recycle Week!

New Recycle Now research reveals the amount of recyclable bathroom items evading the recycling bin Only 52 per cent of bathroom items go in the recycling bin in UK homes If everyone in Plymouth recycled one more deo-dorant spray, this would save enough energy to power a primary school for 100 days. Whether your bathroom […]