Tag Archives : digital


Customer plans under the spotlight

Plans to drive improvement in the experience customers have of using the Council’s services will be in the spotlight at the Cabinet meeting on 13 November. The Council commissioned the Local Government Association to conduct a Peer Challenge in July. A team of eight senior figures from other councils as well as private and voluntary […]


Borrow a micro:bit from your library

Our library service is helping to inspire the next generation of computer programmers, with free-to-borrow micro:bits. More than 100 BBC micro:bits have been donated by the Micro:bit Educational Foundation and will be available at libraries across the city from Thursday 7 December. Starter kits, which can be borrowed for up to three weeks, contain a micro:bit, […]


Get online in Plymouth libraries

Plymouth City Council libraries are celebrating Get Online Week (12 to 18 October) with a number of free courses showing people how the internet can help make life easier. Total beginners can learn mouse and keyboard skills and find out how to navigate a website at the Central Library on Thursday 15 October. Other drop-in […]


Free digital upgrades for businesses

Almost 50 businesses in Plymouth are getting free upgrades to their broadband and digital set-up as part of an exciting scheme promoted by the Council. This scheme is available to businesses and provides a voucher of up to £3,000 to be spent on improving broadband. More businesses are being encouraged to sign up. Any small […]


Get e-books for free with your library card

Library members in Plymouth will soon be able to get e-books and audiobooks for free using their library cards. From Monday 7 July, anyone with a smartphone, tablet, PC, laptop or other digital device with an internet browser will be able to enjoy a range of best-selling novels, well-known classics, autobiographies and more. The service […]