Category Archives : Meetings

New committee to look at how Brexit will affect Plymouth

The potential impact of Brexit on Plymouth will come under the microscope in a new scrutiny committee that has been set up by the new administration. Papers have been published today for the first meeting of Brexit, Infrastructure and Legislative Change Overview Scrutiny Committee – which takes place on June 6 – and gives a […]

Council sets one of the lowest tax increases despite huge pressures

Plymouth households will pay an average of 121 pence a week extra next year for hundreds of day-to-day services provided by the Council, including care for the elderly and vulnerable adults. The City Council agreed a 1.47 per cent increase in Council Tax as it set its budget for 2018/19 – lower than the increases […]

All about the bees….

Plans to create new meadows for bees and other pollinators will continue, but ward councillors should have been consulted first, Full Council was told today. Cabinet member for Street Scene, Councillor Brian Vincent said there were real upsides to the project designed to protect the bees and butterfly population from further decline. As part of […]

Bright new future for adult learning in Plymouth

A brand new adult learning venture is being set up in Plymouth to protect access to courses and skills development in the city for years to come. Plymouth City Council approved plans last week to allow its Plymouth Adult and Community Learning service (PACLS) to become an independent joint venture with two key city based […]

Historic Full Council meeting commemorates Plymouth’s ‘Three Towns’ centenary

Today’s Full Council meeting is being held at Devonport Guildhall to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the amalgamation of the three towns of Devonport, East Stonehouse and Plymouth. Before the historic meeting got under way, freemen and aldermen of the city gathered on the steps of the building in Ker Street to recreate a photo […]

Green light for the Four Greens Community Trust HQ

A former care home in north Plymouth is to get a new lease of life as a thriving headquarters for the new Four Greens Community Trust, heralding a new era of enterprise and opportunity for people in Whitleigh, Ernesettle, Honicknowle, West Park and Manadon.    The empty care home is to be transformed into a […]