Daily Archives: 19/09/2019

Get composting and free up space in your bins

A new home composting scheme for Plymouth could help residents to compost up to a third of their household waste and deal it in a more efficient and eco-friendly way. As part of Plymouth City Council’s ongoing commitment to a cleaner, greener city, from 23 September 2019 the Council is making it easier for residents […]

Shaping the future of Plymouth City Centre

A draft new vision is being drawn up to enliven and improve Plymouth City Centre and meet the challenges facing the High Street. The Plymouth City Centre Company is working up proposals for a new five year business plan to put before businesses later this year. The not-for-profit company, which runs the city centre Business […]

Even more charging points for Plymouth

Plymouth City Council is stepping up the fight against climate change with a further 54 new electric vehicle charging points across the city. The Council will be installing the points in nine separate hubs across residential areas with on street parking. The chargers will be ‘pop-up’ models that retract fully underground to avoid street clutter […]

Penalty increase for litter louts

Littering in Plymouth is about to get more expensive. From Tuesday 1 October, the fixed penalty notice given to people caught dropping litter will rise from £80 to £100. The move brings the Council in line with new government legislation that sets the amount that local authorities can charge for littering offences. Councillor Sally Haydon, […]