Tag Archives : civic


Lord Mayor Designate announces deputy

Lord Mayor Designate, Councillor Mrs Wendy Foster has announced that Councillor Nick Kelly will be her Deputy Lord Mayor when she takes office in May. Councillor Kelly, who represents Moor View ward, works as an independent financial advisor. Born in Plymouth he attended Plymstock School, where he is now an academy governor. Having started his […]

Councillor Nick Kelly and Councillor Mrs Wendy Foster

Two Honorary Aldermen created

The Lord Mayor of Plymouth has confered the title of ‘Honorary Alderman’ upon Patricia Nicolson and Michael Fox for their significant contribution to Plymouth City Council during their time as councillors. Previous Lord Mayor, Michael Fox was elected to the Estover Ward in 1995, now known as Moor View Ward.  He served as a Councillor […]


Civic reception for local Olympic, Paralympic and Invictus Games athletes

The Lord Mayor of Plymouth, Councillor Pauline Murphy, hosted a civic reception this evening for local sportsmen and women who competed in this year’s Olympic, Paralympic and Invictus Games. Athletes and coaches were invited to the event at the Council House, organised in recognition of their achievements and their roles in representing Plymouth on the […]

Lord Mayor Councillor Pauline Murphy with consort Councillor Brian Vincent and athletes David Wetherill, Tom Daley, Brian Usher, Tonia Couch, Ben Proud and Sarah Barrow

Remembrance Day service on Plymouth Hoe

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Pauline Murphy and her consort, Councillor Brian Vincent will be joined by the Deputy Lieutenant of Devon for this year’s Remembrance Service on Sunday 13 November. The Deputy Lord Mayor, Deputy Lord Mayor’s Consort, Council Leader and Council Chief Executive will also attend the service, which will remember all those who […]


Raising of Armed Forces Flag

The Armed Forces Flag was raised outside Plymouth Guildhall this morning to mark the start of this year’s Plymouth Armed Forces Week. The flag raising ceremony was attended by the Lord Mayor of Plymouth, Councillor Pauline Murphy and the Lord Lieutenant of Devon’s representative, Deputy Lieutenant Vice Admiral Sir Richard Ibbotson. Other civic and military guests included […]


Conferment of Honorary Freedom of the City

Angela Rippon OBE, Father Sam Philpott MBE and former city councillors Jean Nelder and David Stark have been presented with scrolls and civic insignia today confirming their Honorary Freedom of the City. They were awarded the honour (which is the highest the city can bestow) last year for their services to Plymouth. The title of Honorary Freeman or […]


Honorary Freedom for four of Plymouth’s greatest ambassadors

Angela Rippon OBE, Father Sam Philpott MBE and former city councillors Jean Nelder and David Stark have been nominated to receive the Honorary Freedom of the City for their services to Plymouth. The title of Honorary Freeman or Freewoman is the highest honour the city can bestow and is awarded to ‘persons of distinction’ who […]

David Stark