Daily Archives: 17/09/2018


Partners across Plymouth join forces to tackle plastics for Recycle Week 2018

A range of public, private and voluntary sector partners in Plymouth have joined forces to promote this year’s Recycle Week (24 – 30 September 2018). Members of the Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City Plastics Task Group are continuing to work together to tackle single use plastics and tackle plastic pollution, and partners are taking part in […]


Kaumātua, elected tribal elders of the Māori community, and a New Zealand Defence Force chaplain lead the service at Weston Mill

New Zealand sailor begins journey home

A Royal New Zealand Navy sailor, who died and was buried in Plymouth in 1956, is to be repatriated. On Monday, a Māori ceremony was held at the grave of Leading Engineering Mechanic William Goodwin at Weston Mill Cemetery. Kaumātua, elected tribal elders of the Māori community, and a New Zealand Defence Force chaplain led […]


Plymouth commits to Motor Neurone Disease Charter

Plymouth City Council has agreed to adopt the motor neurone disease (MND) Charter in support of local people living with this terminal disease and their carers. The Charter has helped raise awareness of MND and so far, 33,630 individuals and organisations have signed up to the charter. Councillors unanimously backed a motion to adopt the […]


Overnight closures around viaduct

There will be some overnight closures on Exeter Street and the viaduct next month while excavation work continues around the British Land leisure complex. To help minimise disruption these closures will only be in place from midnight until 5am. Bus lane restrictions will also be suspended on the inbound side of Exeter Street between Bretonside […]