Daily Archives: 27/03/2018

Plymouth’s next Lord Mayor announces deputy

Councillor Sam Davey, Lord Mayor Designate who will be taking over from the current Lord Mayor Councillor Wendy Foster in May, has announced his deputy. Councillor Chris Mavin, who first became a councillor more than 30 years ago, will be Deputy Lord Mayor for 2018/19. Born in Plymouth 1951, Councillor Mavin attended Highfield Junior School […]

National award for Plymouth’s Sports Development team

Plymouth City Councils Sports Development Unit has been named the Fundraising for the Future Award winner at this year’s StreetGames National Awards. The team were recognised by the awarding panel for their outstanding achievements in the field of youth and community sports, winning over a number of fantastic competitors in the process. The event, which […]

Age restricted sales awareness – Would your business pass ‘The Challenge?’

In the past two years Plymouth City Council’s Trading Standards team has conducted over 60 test purchase visits where underage volunteers accompanied by our officers have attempted to buy age restricted products in the City. Where businesses fail this type of test purchase and sell age restricted products, they could be prosecuted and handed a […]