Daily Archives: 26/02/2018


Council sets one of the lowest tax increases despite huge pressures

Plymouth households will pay an average of 121 pence a week extra next year for hundreds of day-to-day services provided by the Council, including care for the elderly and vulnerable adults. The City Council agreed a 1.47 per cent increase in Council Tax as it set its budget for 2018/19 – lower than the increases […]


Council leader unveils £146 million Homes for Plymouth plan

Plymouth City Council leader Ian Bowyer has unveiled a radical 10-year plan to boost the creation of new homes in the city. Councillor Bowyer announced the Homes for Plymouth plan during his annual budget speech, saying it would help address the challenges many Plymouth residents have in finding an affordable home by delivering around 1,000 […]


Council conducts final check on Electoral Service

A progress check on the overhaul of the way Plymouth City Council manages elections has taken place with the return visit of the Independent Investigator Dr Dave Smith. He has concluded that the Council is in a strong position to deliver local elections in May provided it continues to have a firm focus on operational […]


Second phase of play improvements given go ahead

The next phase of play improvements across Plymouth has been given the green light, with 38 play parks set to receive a makeover by Spring 2020. In addition, up to six brand new parks will be created close to new housing thanks to contributions from developers. The plans follow hot-on-the-heels on the first phase of […]