Daily Archives: 26/02/2019

Plymouth agrees lowest Council Tax rise in Devon and Cornwall

Plymouth City Council has agreed the lowest Council Tax increase in Devon and Cornwall despite facing huge financial pressures due to Government funding cuts and rising demand. Plymouth’s increase for Council services is 2.99 per cent with the overall tax increase once other police and fire precepts are added will be 4.04 per cent. This […]

Recommended contractor announced for Forder Valley Link Road

A report recommending Balfour Beatty as the main contractor for Plymouth’s new Forder Valley Link Road will be considered by our Cabinet on Tuesday 5 March. The international infrastructure group has been selected via a public sector procurement framework, having already advised on the feasibility, design and pre-construction stages of the scheme. It will deliver […]

iMayflower project given £2.4 million funding boost

A huge boost has been given to Plymouth’s iMayflower project, which now has funding totalling around £6 million thanks to an additional £2.4 million in match funding from the project’s delivery partners. iMayflower was awarded £3.5 million from the Cultural Development Fund (CDF) last month and will now receive further funding from the six delivery […]