Tag Archives : sports


Pitches at Staddiscombe ready following revamp

Playing fields that have been dogged by drainage and condition problems have been officially opened today following a major revamp. Staddiscombe playing fields are ready for the new football season after the eight full-size senior football pitches had high specification drainage and new goal posts installed. Other works carried out by the contractors include soil […]


Councillor Smith, Sports Development Manager Louise Kelley, Senior Apprentice Co-ordinator Ken Holder and apprentices Ashley Piggott and Jeorgia Best promoting Ping! Party Plymouth at Oceana

Plymouth apprentices party with Ping!

Apprentices are being invited to a very special party at Oceana Plymouth on Friday 18 March. Ping! Party Plymouth will have all the usual attractions of a top night out – great music, light show, house DJ and licensed bar (for the 18-and-overs) – but with a difference. It will also include loads of table […]


New footy facilities to serve north of Plymouth

Over half a million pounds is going to be spent on brand new football facilities for the north of the city. Council leader Tudor Evans has agreed to spend the money on new playing pitches and changing rooms at a new hub in Bond Street, Southway, for players from young children to adults to enjoy […]


Anyone for tennis apprenticeship?

An ace opportunity for a sports mad young person is being served by Plymouth City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association. The call is going out for a tennis development apprentice to help the Council and the association develop growing interest and enthusiasm for the sport in the city. The city has a Plymouth Tennis […]


Train for Race for Life for free!

Thinking of taking part in this year’s Cancer Research UK Race for Life? If so, don’t miss out on free training sessions organised by our sports development unit to help you get in shape for the charity run. The sessions will cater for women of all running abilities, including complete beginners, so if you’ve always fancied […]


Plymouth confirmed as an official Team Base for Rugby World Cup 2015

Plymouth’s sports facilities will be front row next year as the city plays host to one of the competing nations in Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015). England Rugby 2015 has announced that Plymouth is one of 41 official Team Bases that will host the 20 participating teams during the tournament, taking place in England […]