Daily Archives: 22/12/2017


Devon councils to keep 100 per cent of growth in Business Rates

Devon has been selected as one of 10 areas to take part in a national pilot allowing councils to retain 100 per cent of growth in business rates. Plymouth City Council will be the lead authority in the Devon Business Rate Pilot, which will encourage councils to work together to deliver growth in the region. […]


How the new Central Park Café could look

Plans for Central Park Café submitted

The proposed new Central Park café has taken a major step towards reality after designs were submitted for planning permission. The café is one of the flagship projects of the Central Park Masterplan, which sees a £9 million investment in one of Plymouth’s most popular green spaces. Located adjacent to the clock tower, one of […]


Skatepark ready to roll

The designs for Central Park’s new skatepark have been finalised and work will begin on the site in the new year. As part of the wider improvements to the park, Plymouth City Council has teamed up with Freestyle Skateparks to revamp the skatepark and turn it into a destination facility, offering something for beginners, right […]

Central Park Skatepark - How the new skatepark will look

New exhibition will mark 200 years of civil engineering excellence

A new exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is set to open in the Sherwell Centre on the University of Plymouth campus on Monday 8 January. The ‘Lighthouses, Bridges and Breakwaters’ exhibition is part of the ‘Museum On Tour’ programme, which is taking a range of […]