Daily Archives: 05/03/2019


Celebrating Plymouth’s foster carers

Foster carers from across Plymouth have been praised for their invaluable service to children and young people at a special celebration ceremony. The Celebration in Excellence event, which was held at Devonport Guildhall, celebrated the outstanding continued commitment and dedication of carers. The Council paid tribute to the contribution all carers make towards the lives […]


New plan for Plymouth’s trees

A major new plan to enhance Plymouth’s tree coverage has been announced by Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet. The Plan for Trees has been developed working with a range of local and national partners since 2016, and has been informed by a survey of 1105 residents. In addition to the Plan, the Council will sign an […]


Plymouth to trial innovative new Sea Bin to tackle plastic pollution

A new ‘Sea Bin’ is to be trialled as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to tackle plastic pollution. A Sea Bin is a floating rubbish bin that can capture annually 90,000 plastic bags, 35,700 disposable cups or 16,500 plastic bottles. It is one of the latest projects to be developed to support the Plymouth, […]


Water refill points planned to help reduce single use plastics

New drinking water fountains could soon be available in Plymouth, as part of the city’s ongoing work to tackle plastic pollution and reduce single use plastics. Plymouth City Council is working with South West Water to review how tap water refill points could be made more freely available in public places, and the plan is […]


More wildflower meadows will create a buzz

This Spring will see the planting of more wildflower meadows and bee corridors in Plymouth, helping local bee and butterfly populations to thrive. Plymouth City Council has worked with local communities to identify four new sites across the city to establish new wildflower meadows, which will be prepared and planted this month, when ground conditions […]


MTV Music Week turning up the volume in Plymouth

MTV is returning to Plymouth this summer with an unforgettable four-day music extravaganza. Running from Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 June, MTV Music Week will see a huge range of acts perform in the city at live evening shows, along with inspirational daytime events targeted at young people with a passion for music.  Supported by […]