Tag Archives : transformation

Depot to get a makeover to improve facilities

The Council’s main depot at Prince Rock is to get a makeover as part of a project to improve facilities for staff, customers and partners. A delegated decision has been signed by Council leader Ian Bowyer giving the go-ahead for the project to modernise offices and work space for staff at the site, update customer […]

New home for City Coroner

The City’s Coroner has a new home near Derriford Hospital, bringing together a number of services to make it easier for grieving families. Building One at Derriford Business Park opens on Monday 18 May following the refurbishment of the building that will now house a Coroner’s Court, a retiring room for jurors, meeting and interview rooms, […]

Bringing Guildhall boilers up to date and up to the job

Plymouth’s Guildhall is to get new boilers as part of an ongoing programme to make the Council’s buildings more efficient. Old, inefficient oil-fired boilers are to be replaced with gas boilers and the heat they generate will also heat the Council House, once it has been disconnected from the main part of the Civic Centre. […]

Council garage secures £120k contract to service Amey vehicles

Plymouth City Council has been awarded a contract worth £120,000 to provide vehicle servicing and maintenance for over 50 Amey vehicles, creating more jobs and helping to reduce overheads. The Council’s fleet and garage team will be responsible for the service schedules, vehicle maintenance and breakdown repairs for plant vehicles, heavy goods vehicles and vans. […]

Council embarks on major transformation of key services

Plymouth is about to see the biggest and most radical changes to the way local public services are delivered in the city since the local government reorganisation 16 years ago. The Council’s Cabinet has given the go-ahead that will transform the way health, social care, adult learning and services for children and young people are […]

Council leader publishes article on co-operatives in the Local Government Chronicle

This article by Council leader Tudor Evans has been published by the Local Government Chronicle. Tudor Evans, The vice chair of the Co-operative Councils Network on empowerment and a new direction for public services Co-operative principles promise true transformation 17 July, 2014 | By Tudor Evans The recent troubles of the Co-operative Bank and the Co-operative […]

Plymouth secures funding for transformation challenge

Half a million pounds has been awarded to Plymouth City Council and Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (NEW Devon CCG) following a joint bid to the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to help fund their ICT shared services plans. The DCLG launched the Transformation Challenge Award and invited local authorities […]