Tag Archives : community


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 […]