Tag Archives : Plymouth Community Homes


New Home, New You!

Tenants moving in to social housing are being offered an opportunity – along with the keys to their new home – to join an innovative project to help people achieve the feeling of wellbeing that they would like. Social housing provider Plymouth Community Homes (PCH) is offering new residents the chance to decide whether there […]


New grandmother plans to quit smoking after 40 years this Stoptober for her grandson

                        Stoptober is back this year and among those in Plymouth vowing to quit smoking is a new grandmother who wants to be able to spend more time with her grandson who was born prematurely. Stoptober is the 28 day stop smoking campaign led […]


North Prospect redevelopment continues

The redevelopment of North Prospect is set to continue as the next phase of building work moves a step closer. The first two phases of the project have already been completed and the third is underway, providing more than 500 new homes so far as well as the Beacon, a new community hub housing shops, […]


Closure order extended following drugs and anti-social behaviour

A closure order on a flat in Plymouth has been extended for a further three months to prevent further drugs and anti-social behaviour. Plymouth City Council applied to District Judge Baker, sitting at Plymouth Magistrates on Tuesday 7 February to extend the closure order on 3E Teats Hill. The original closure order was granted in […]


Closure order on second flat at Teats Hill following weapons, drugs and nuisance

A closure order has been granted on a flat in Plymouth – next to another one that was closed earlier this week – following repeated complaints of anti-social behaviour, weapons, drunken behaviour and drug dealing. Plymouth Magistrates granted a three month closure order on 3E Teats Hill after the court was satisfied that the tenant […]


Closure order granted on nuisance neighbour

A closure order has been granted on a flat in Plymouth following repeated complaints of anti-social behaviour, drugs and noise nuisance. Plymouth Magistrates granted the order on 3F Teats Hill flats after the court was satisfied that the tenant Neil Ashley Wright, age 49, had caused nuisance to members of the public, disorder, loud music, […]


New homes for north of city take step forward

Plans to build more than 60 homes on the site of the old Southway campus are a step closer to reality. Plymouth Community Homes (PCH) has signed a contract with building firm Galliford Try Partnerships to redevelop the site at the corner of Clittaford Road and Skerries Road, which will be marketed as Porsham Heights. […]


Closure order granted on house in Plymouth following anti-social behaviour

A closure order has been granted on a house in Plymouth after repeated complaints of anti-social behaviour, violence and drug dealing. Plymouth Magistrates granted the order on 86 Keat Street after ongoing issues which made life difficult for neighbours. The order was applied for by Plymouth City Council’s Anti-Social Behaviour Team following an approach by […]


Grow, Share, Cook celebration event held

A celebration event has taken place to mark one year of volunteer cookery sessions with residents. The Grow, Share Cook sessions up at Plumer House, the headquarters for Plymouth Community Homes, led by Tami Skelton from Food is Fun, have now been taking place for a year as part of the Our Plymouth volunteer initiative. […]


Thousands more homes and jobs for Plymouth approved

A major £80million plan for 5,000 new homes over the next five years which will also create 2,000 construction jobs and training opportunities has been approved by Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet. The second phase of Plan for Homes, covering 2016 – 2020, was agreed by the Cabinet with 20 new initiatives which will: Help Plymouth […]


Two new ‘Our Plymouth’ volunteer schemes approved by Council

Two new volunteer schemes have been approved in Plymouth under the successful ‘Our Plymouth’ banner. On Tuesday 10 November, Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet gave the go-ahead for the ‘Right to Read’ and ‘Pledge Plymouth’ schemes to be formally adopted as part of the local volunteer scheme. ‘Right to Read’ will involve people volunteering time in […]


Our Plymouth – review of our first year

In celebration of the first year of the Our Plymouth (Cities of Service) volunteer scheme, here are some highlights. We marked the milestone on Wednesday 21 October. Plymouth was one of seven cities selected by the Cabinet Office and Nesta to take part in Cities of Service, based on a successful American project. Since the […]


Our Plymouth celebrates 1st anniversary

A scheme set up to encourage more volunteers in Plymouth is celebrating its first anniversary this month. ‘Our Plymouth’ – the name given to the local Cities of Service volunteer programme – marks the milestone on Wednesday 21 October. Plymouth was one of seven cities selected by the Cabinet Office and Nesta to take part […]


Electoral registration campaign sees surge in Plymouth voters

A campaign to increase the number of voters in Plymouth has been deemed a success by a national body and shortlisted for a national award. The Electoral Commission has published a report praising Plymouth City Council’s individual electoral registration campaign in the run up to the 2015 local and general election. The Council worked in […]


Third phase of major housing regeneration project to move forward

New improved homes, more jobs and training are in the pipeline as the third phase of a major £168million housing regeneration project moves a step closer. When complete, the North Prospect development, a joint project between Plymouth Community Homes and Plymouth City Council, will see up to 1,100 new homes being built and 300 homes […]


Tenants to be evicted following complaints of anti-social behaviour

A closure order has been granted on a flat in Plymouth following repeated complaints of anti-social behaviour. Devon and Cornwall Police applied to Plymouth Magistrates Court for a closure order on 19 Saunders Walk in Southway. They have been supported in the order by Plymouth Community Homes, who own the property, and Plymouth City Council. […]


Lord Mayor holds reception to thank Our Plymouth volunteers

Volunteers in Plymouth have been thanked for their contribution at a special reception. Lord Mayor, Councillor Mike Fox, held the reception at his residence at Elliot Terrace to thank the growing army of volunteers working as part of the Our Plymouth project. Around 20 people attended the reception. Plymouth City Council was selected by the […]


Nuisance neighbour to be forced out following complaints of anti-social behaviour

A closure order has been granted on a flat in Plymouth following repeated complaints of anti-social behaviour. Devon and Cornwall Police applied to Plymouth Magistrates Court for a closure order on 27 Hilton Avenue, following repeated complaints from neighbours about anti-social behaviour by tenant Colin Prouse, 47. They have been supported in the order by […]


Our Plymouth launches today

A new volunteering scheme officially kicks off in Plymouth today (Tuesday 21 October 2014) with the launch of a website.   Plymouth City Council’s cabinet has approved ‘Our Plymouth’ – the name of the new initiative which aims to work with local residents to help them make improvements to the local community through volunteering, through […]


Devonport in the running for regeneration award

Devonport has been shortlisted for a prestigious international regeneration award. Judges from The Academy of Urbanism will be touring Devonport on Thursday 7 August to see for themselves the amazing transformation of an area that is one of only three places in the country to be nominated for the ‘Great Neighbourhood Award’ in the Academy’s […]


Ham residents urged to muck in for makeover

Residents living in Ham are being asked to muck in and help sort out tired and drab areas in their neighbourhood. Land at Tewkesbury Close, Buckfast Close and along Careswell Avenue could be getting a makeover to help make the area a more attractive place to live. The Council, working with Plymouth Community Homes, has […]


Devonport Community Focus Week 7-12 July 2014

Fire safety and crime prevention will be among the subjects covered as part of a Community Focus Week in the Devonport area. Throughout the week from Monday 7 July to Saturday 12 July events will be taking place around the area to raise awareness of a range of community safety issues and information about local […]


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 […]


New work club launches at St Budeaux Library

Plymouth City Council’s library service is launching its fourth work club on Friday 11 July, this time at St Budeaux Library. The work club will give jobseekers practical advice on putting together a CV and covering letter, searching for jobs and using websites. There will also be support with completing application forms and preparing for […]