Tag Archives : South West


Call for renewed campaign for rail improvements

Plymouth’s deputy leader Councillor Patrick Nicholson has called for a renewed and sustained campaign across the region to push for improvements to rail. At Full Council today Councillor Nicholson told councillors that the 20-year plan to ‘Close the Gap’ would be launched and presented to Minister for Transport in Westminister tomorrow. He said: “This is […]


Council Leader calls for improved mobile connectivity on trains

Plymouth City Council’s Leader is calling on the Government to make mobile phone companies improve mobile and Wi-Fi connectivity on trains between Plymouth and London. Councillor Tudor Evans has written to Brandon Lewis MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning, the Oliver Letwin MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and Ed Vaizey MP, […]


Raid on suspected suppliers of illegal tobacco

A raid was carried out by Trading Standards in Plymouth on Friday 4 July 2014 of a suspected supplier of illegal tobacco, but none was found. The raid took place in Devonport and come as a new campaign across the whole South West region is launched to make the public aware of the dangers of […]