Tag Archives : BEES


New wildflower meadow locations announced

The locations of four new wildflower meadows in Plymouth, which help local bee and butterfly populations to thrive, have now been announced. Plymouth City Council has identified four new sites across the city to establish new wildflower meadows, which will be prepared and planted this month, when ground conditions are good for sowing, and will […]


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 […]


Letting the grass grow for bees

Selected areas of Plymouth will see meadows created as part of a city-wide scheme to support bees and other pollinators. Ten areas, which are open tracts of land, are to be cut only three times this year instead of nine as part of a trial to encourage wildlife to thrive in and around housing estates. […]


Social enterprise fund awards £142,000

Emerging artists, an allotment and educational facility, a cultural hub, a business advice company and an indoor skate park are all due to benefit from an injection of cash thanks to Plymouth City Council’s social enterprise fund. Plymouth City Council is believed to be the first council in the country to have a Social Enterprise […]