Tag Archives : Disabled Facilities Grant


Family of severely disabled teenager look forward to first Christmas in new purpose built home

The family of a severely disabled teenager are looking forward to their first Christmas in their new purpose built, specially adapted home. Miya Thirlby, aged 14, has cerebral palsy and in July her and her family moved into a specially adapted home thanks to a partnership between Plymouth City Council, Taylor Wimpey and Westward Housing […]


More homes in Plymouth get disabled adaptations

More homes in Plymouth are getting disabled adaptations, including the conversion of two houses into one for a severely disabled teenager. The teenager and their family (who do not want to be named), will move into the latest house which has been adapted at Cherry Tree Gardens, Plymouth on Friday 3 July. Plymouth City Council, […]


Extra £100,000 means 30 more disabled home adaptations in Plymouth

An extra £100,000 is now being spent on improving facilities in disabled people’s homes in Plymouth. Plymouth City Council’s Investment Board agreed the extra funding over and above the £800,000 that the authority was already committing to spend in 2014/15. The move means an additional 30 homes in the city are having a number of […]