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Active Together project wins backing from Sport England

A pioneering project by our Sports Development Unit to help local people on a low income become more active has won backing from Sport England. The Active Together family groups have been awarded £8,488 funding as part of Sport England’s strategy to improve people’s health and mental wellbeing through sport and activity. Sport England is […]


Argyle Community Trust appointed as sport coordinator for Mayflower 400

Argyle Community Trust have been appointed as Plymouth’s co-ordinator for sport and physical activity for the city’s Mayflower 400 commemorations in the lead-up to 2020. Mayflower 400 marks the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims sailing from Plymouth to America in 1620 and an incredible range of activity will be hosted across the city to commemorate […]


Members wanted for councillor allowances panel

Plymouth City Council is looking for local residents to sit on a panel which reviews allowances paid to its councillors. Volunteers will form part of the review panel which will meet approximately six times between April and June 2017. The panel will consider a variety of information relating to councillors’ allowances, before making their final […]


Crowd pleasing year for Crowdfunding Plymouth

Because of the success of Crowdfund Plymouth during its pilot year, the Council has announced a further £170,000 match funding will be made available from April. Drop-in centres for those with hearing difficulties, fabulous film nights in great settings and a project designed to make fishing more sustainable, these are some of projects who have […]


Building a prosperous future for the Four Greens residents

Work has started to turn an empty care home in Whitleigh into a thriving business and community hub designed to create jobs and opportunities for this part of the city. Property services company Ian Williams, which has offices in nearby Tamerton Foliot, was awarded the £1 million project following a competitive tendering process. The company […]


Social enterprises benefit from innovative investment fund

Plymouth is cementing its status as a social enterprise city through a £500,000 innovative investment fund that will create jobs. Plymouth City Council is believed to be the first in the country to have a Social Enterprise investment fund and it has this week awarded £300,000 to six social enterprises. The funds have the potential to […]


New trust for the north of the city seeks directors

Fancy becoming a director of a community interest company designed to transform the lives and fortunes of those living in the north of Plymouth?   The Four Greens Community Trust, the new economic development trust covering Whitleigh, Ernesettle, Honicknowle and Manadon, has been granted legal status and now the search is on for board members. […]


Community event 12 July 2014

Children’s activities, sports and games, and information on local services will be available at a community engagement event next week. The free event takes place at West Park Playing Fields on Saturday 12 July between 11am and 2pm and will include face painting, football, and information on fire safety, crime prevention and signposting to local […]