Tag Archives : Efford


Behind the scenes at the crematoria

Efford and Weston Mill crematoria are throwing open their doors to the public again this weekend. Residents are invited to take a behind-the-scenes look around the facilities and find out more about what happens and what is on offer to remember a loved one in the grounds. There will also be a chance to view […]


Councillor Sue Dann, Cabinet member for the Environment and Street Scene, with (l-r) Agripower's Kevin Boyes and Efford ward councillors Pauline Murphy, Neil Hendy and Brian Vincent

Work starts on Efford Playing Pitches

A much-needed makeover of Higher Efford Playing Pitches has begun. Contractor Agripower is now on site with heavy machinery to transform the tired facilities and ensure that they are fit for future generations. As part of the work, the two current junior surfaces will be fitted with better drainage whilst the disused field at the […]


Looking for Silence in Efford Marsh

Listen up: There’s a really unusual event going on at Efford Marsh and it involves a lot of noise. The sounds of nature will be taking centre stage in a ‘soundscape’ project called ‘Looking for Silence’ which takes place on 13 May. It’s an arts project by Take a Part, artists Nicholas Leverington and Nadja […]


Pitch perfect plans for Efford and Central Park

Planning consent has been granted for improvements to playing pitches in Central Park and Higher Efford. In Efford, two current junior surfaces will be fitted with better drainage, delivering the works identified in the Plymouth Plan for Playing Pitches. In addition, the disused field at the former Plym Valley View Primary School will be transformed […]


Efford Playing Pitches to profit

HIGHER Efford Playing Pitches is set for a £500,000 makeover as part a city-wide scheme aimed at improving playing pitch facilities in Plymouth. The project will deliver the action identified in the Plymouth Plan for Playing Pitches for the two current junior surfaces to be fitted with better drainage and the current pre-fabricated changing block […]


Pioneering hub to keep Efford and Laira folk healthier

A pioneering health and wellbeing hub could be on the cards for people living in Efford and Laira. People may be able to access a wider range of health and wellbeing advice and support in one place under exciting new plans being unveiled for Douglass House this week. Pathfields Practice is teaming up with the […]


Volunteers needed to work with young people in Plymouth

  Volunteers are needed to work with Plymouth City Council’s Youth Services. The Youth Services recently hit a target of 70 volunteers but more are always needed to support local community projects. Councillor Sue McDonald, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People for Plymouth City Council, said: “Volunteers are an essential part of our Youth […]


Nails, natter and IT chatter at Efford Library

Efford Library is hosting a drop-in event on Wednesday 28 January where people can get the lowdown on using their tablets and other digital devices and find out how to get free e-books and e-magazines. ‘Nails, Natter and IT Chatter’ will run from 9am until 11am and will also include mini-manicures from Carla Pomeroy Nails […]