Daily Archives: 30/08/2019


Illegal tobacco smuggler ordered to pay back £55,000 under Proceeds of Crime Act

A Plymouth man who was caught with a huge amount of illegal tobacco has been ordered to pay back £55,000 under Proceeds of Crime in a case brought by our Trading Standards service. Michael Lock, of Moorland Drive, Plympton, was caught with 67.5 kilograms of hand-rolling tobacco and 39,480 cigarettes when Trading Standards and HMRC […]

Michael Lock illegal tobacco haul

This week’s update on Charles Cross night working

Overnight resurfacing works for the Charles Cross Transport Improvement Scheme will continue next week (from Monday 2 September). The following roads will be closed from 7pm to 7am. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights Exeter Street inbound, from Bretonside Southern side of Charles Cross roundabout Exeter Street viaduct Charles Street outbound Thursday night Charles Street inbound […]


Plymouth Road improvements begin

Junction upgrades on Plymouth Road will begin on Tuesday. The much anticipated Eastern Corridor Junction Improvement Scheme kicks off with work at Marsh Mills roundabout and at the Larkham Lane junction. Cones will go out on the road on Tuesday and lane closures will be in place between 9.30am and 5.30pm. At Marsh Mills, an […]