Daily Archives: 28/02/2019

Making it easier for wheelchair users to get around Plymouth

More than 40 dropped kerb crossings have been installed or improved this year to make it easier for people in wheelchairs to get around Plymouth. We have been working with the Plymouth Area Disabled Access Network (PADAN) to identify locations where people with disabilities encounter difficulty and provide better, more accessible crossings. We are also drawing […]

Councillor Dann and Chris Watkins, Group Manager (Highways and Traffic Management) on Sussex Street

Plympton St Mary residents to consider future of local planning

In a first for Plymouth residents, those eligible to vote in Plympton St Mary may soon have the opportunity to vote on whether or not to approve a Neighbourhood Plan for their ward. Neighbourhood Plans were first brought into power by the Localism Act 2011, aiming to give individuals and communities more decision-making powers. Plympton […]

Stonehouse PSPO set for review

Residents of Stonehouse are being asked for their thoughts on the future of a Public Space Protection Order currently applied to the area. Introduced in 2017, the order gives police and enforcement officials special powers to clamp down on antisocial drinking, drug use and begging in public areas. Those found in breach are placed into […]

Plotting a course for visitors beyond Mayflower

Plymouth’s vision to bring more visitors flocking to the city over the next decade are being outlined in a high level plan to be discussed at Cabinet. With a stacked programme of events lining up for Mayflower 400 in 2020 including the opening of the city’s Box cultural attraction, the city’s tourism leaders are now […]

Death of Alderman John Leslie Mills

Plymouth City Council is sad to announce the death of Alderman and former Lord Mayor and Councillor, John Leslie Mills. Alderman Mills died on Friday 15 February aged 89. He was a Councillor from 1967 to 1995 for the Plympton Erle ward and was made an honorary Alderman of the city of Plymouth in July […]