Tag Archives : Stonehouse


Stonehouse people asked to comment on scheme to tackle anti-social behaviour

Residents living in Stonehouse are being encouraged to have their say on proposal for a Public Space Protection Order for the area. A consultation period has now started for people to comment on the proposal by Plymouth City Council to help tackle antisocial behaviour in Stonehouse. If introduced, the order would give police and enforcement […]


Public Space Protection Order for Stonehouse

Plymouth City Council is set to help tackle antisocial behaviour in Stonehouse by introducing a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO). PSPOs give police and enforcement officials special powers designed to rid the area of antisocial drinking, drug use and begging in public areas. Those found in breach of the order will be placed on the […]


Council leader calls for Stonehouse based Marines to be relocated within Plymouth

Plymouth City Council leader Ian Bowyer is calling for the Government to urgently guarantee that 750 Royal Marines will be relocated within the city when it closes Stonehouse Barracks. Councillor Bowyer says the economic impact on the city of losing the marines from the city could be more than £522 million over the next 25 […]


New toilets opening on Plymouth’s waterfront

New toilets are being opened on Plymouth’s waterfront this week as part of a programme to replace or refurbish facilities. Refurbished toilets at Devil’s Point will be reopened – just in time for the Easter holidays – following the demolition of a rather dated block, believed to have been built in 1960s. The uninviting concrete […]


Fridges and furniture cleared as part of Stonehouse sweep

Four fridges, a battered three-piece suite, smashed up bedside cabinets – someone in Stonehouse thinks unwanted furniture magically walks to the tip. Our teams have been taking part in a campaign to tidy up Stonehouse, clearing the area of clutter and rubbish so that people will be encouraged to keep it smart afterwards. Initial rounds […]


Folk asked to keep up good Stonehouse keeping!

Families in Stonehouse are being asked to help keep the area special. The area is to be the focus of a month-long campaign by the Council to sort out the niggling problems that let the neighbourhood down and encourage people to take more pride in where they live. Around 600 homes around Wyndham Square and […]


Youngsters celebrate completion of conservation works on Stonehouse Wall

Youngsters from St George’s Primary School have planted shrubs at Stonehouse Wall to mark the completion of conservation works. The medieval wall, which forms a boundary between Stonehall Flats and the site owned by Princess Yachts, is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and dates back to 1540. It used to defend the town of Stonehouse and […]


Plymouth welcomes His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales

Plymouth was very pleased to welcome His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, to the Royal William Yard today (Tuesday 15th July). The visit took place to mark the 100th anniversary of the joining together of the neighbouring towns of Plymouth, Devonport and East Stonehouse. The ‘Three Towns’ as they are known, were formally merged in 1914 […]


Comment on plans to curb street drinking in Marlborough Street

Residents in the Stonehouse area being asked what they think about a police request for new powers to tackle the anti-social street drinking. The Council’s Licensing Committee has given the go-ahead for a public consultation on a Designated Public Places Order (DPPO) covering Marlborough Street, Devonport and the surrounding area. The area would extend from […]