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Regional leaders set for productive first meeting

Leaders from across the Heart of the South West (HotSW) are set to agree a strategy to double productivity across the region when they meet next month. The first ever HotSW Joint Committee meeting will be held on Friday 2 March at Plymouth City Council. It is open to the public and will be live […]


Rally behind rail investment plan for South West

Plymouth’s leader and deputy leader have welcomed today’s strategic rail blueprint for the South West Peninsula and said it should be used a rallying call for rail investment to drive economic growth in the South West. Council leader of Plymouth City Council, Councillor Ian Bowyer said: “An incredible amount of work has been carried out […]


Additional £10 million confirmed for rail resilience in South West

Deputy leader of Plymouth City Council has today welcomed the Government announcment of £10 million for rail resilience in the South West. Councillor Patrick Nicholson said: “Whilst it is reassuring that Network Rail will be able to continue to develop plans into strengthening resilience of the rail line at Dawlish, these are still only plans. […]