Daily Archives: 07/03/2018

Plymouth celebrates Commonwealth Day 12 March 2018

Event: Commonwealth Flag Raising Ceremony Venue: Plymouth Guildhall Flagpoles Date: Monday 12 March 2018 Time: 10am Plymouth will be marking Commonwealth Day at a special flag raising ceremony to mark the occasion on 12 March. Lord Mayor of Plymouth, Councillor Wendy Foster will read out the Commonwealth Affirmation then Plymouth City Council Leader, Councillor Ian […]

More disabled facilities grants available in Plymouth

More disabled people will be able to live independently in their own homes in Plymouth after the City Council received additional funding from the Government. In last year’s Autumn Budget, it was announced that an additional £42 million of capital funding for the Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) in 2017/18 financial year would be provided for […]

Plans submitted for Forder Valley Link Road

Plans for a brand new link road connecting William Prance Road in Derriford with the junction of Forder Valley Road and Novorossiysk Road have been submitted. The proposed scheme will create an additional route from the east of the city to the north, avoiding the often heavily congested Manadon Roundabout and A386 Tavistock Road. This […]

Plymouth supports LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

As part of its ongoing work to ensure more children are placed in loving, stable homes, Plymouth City Council is supporting LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week (Monday 5 to Sunday 11 March). The Council is particularly looking for homes for older children and brothers and sisters. One in ten adoptions in England in 2017 were […]