Tag Archives : sport


Plymouth’s sporting future in the spotlight

The future shape of sport in Plymouth is being discussed today at a strategic summit hosted by the University of St Mark & St John. Organised in partnership with the Council and supported by the Plymouth Sports Board, the Plymouth City Sport Summit is bringing together the UK’s leading experts to look at ways that partners can work together to increase […]


Free training for running leaders

Are you a keen runner? Could you inspire others to get on the road to an active lifestyle? Then step up! Our sports development unit is looking for people like you to train as running leaders and help expand its beginners’ running network. Thanks to funding from England Athletics we’re offering free places on the ‘Leadership in Running […]


Horsham Fields handed over as first Community Asset Transfer

Council playing fields in Plymstock have been handed over to a community sports club as part of the Council’s commitment to give valued assets back to the community. Horsham Playing Fields have now been officially transferred to the trustees of Plymstock Albion Oaks Rugby Football Club. It is the first transfer to be completed under […]


Country’s top diving coach Andy Banks to stay in Plymouth

World-class diving coach Andy Banks will be staying in Plymouth, thanks to a funding package put together by the City Council in partnership with University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth College and Everyone Active. Banks, who is the only British diving coach to have coached an Olympic medal-winning diver at London 2012, announced […]


Plymouth Games a big hit

Teams from across the city have been battling it out for sporting glory in this year’s Plymouth Games, hosted by the Council’s sports development unit. More than 1,000 people took part in the event, launched in 2012 to build on the legacy of the London Olympics and promote sport in a fun way. Friendly competitions […]


Racing for life? Get free training and support with us

You’ll never walk alone…or run alone…if you’re taking part in this year’s Race for Life on 22 June. Our sports development unit has organised free training sessions to help get you in shape for the charity run. The one-hour sessions are suitable for people of all fitness levels and abilities – from those who have never raced […]