Daily Archives: 30/01/2018


How Street development gets go ahead

Planning permission for 12 brand new apartments specifically designed for adults with learning disabilities has been approved. The self-contained, one bedroom Extra Care flats with staff available on site, will be built on a currently empty plot in How Street. Designs show communal areas as well as sleep-in facilities for carers with rents capped at […]


Green light given at Full Council for contractual arrangement with Torbay

It was confirmed at last night’s Full Council that Plymouth City Council will take on the full managerial responsibility for Children’s Services in Torbay. Full Council has endorsed the Cabinet’s decision to enter into a formal contractual arrangement for Plymouth to manage Torbay Council’s Children’s Services, it is due to come into effect from 1 […]


Council to increase living wage for lowest paid workers

Plymouth City Council will increase the wages to its lowest paid workers again this year, as part of its commitment to paying a Living Wage. The Council introduced the principle of paying the Foundation Living Wage to address low pay in 2014, by adding a non-contractual market top up. This is currently £8.45 per hour. […]


Council outlines A38 strategy

Plymouth City Council is asking for the A38 to be included as a priority for investment in the government’s forthcoming second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2). The council is responding to a recent government announcement inviting replies to its consultation on shaping the future of England’s strategic roads and seeking to bring about the modernisation of […]