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Former Lord Mayor presents cheques to chosen charities

The Former Lord Mayor of Plymouth has presented two local charities with cheques totalling more than £8,000. Councillor Pauline Murphy, together with consort Councillor Brian Vincent, held a number of events during her year in office to raise money for the South West Mesothelioma Support Group and Frontline Veterans Support. Frontline Veterans Support helps veterans […]

Former Lord Mayor Councillor Pauline Murphy and consort Councillor Brian Vincent present cheques to representatives from Frontline Veterans Support and the South West Mesothelioma Support Group.

Showing veterans the way

A new service aimed at ensuring veterans get the care they need is being launched in Plymouth. Plymouth City Council have teamed up with Improving Lives Plymouth to unveil the Veterans Care Navigation Service (VCNS), which will ensure that all ex-service people receive consistent and targeted advice and care that ensures a smooth transition between […]


New plan for veterans in Plymouth

Veterans in Plymouth are set for improved support thanks to a new initiative. The Veterans’ Strategic Commissioning Framework (VSCF) is a partnership between Plymouth City Council, the North East & Western Clinical Commissioning Group and local partners and will ensure that ex-service people and their families have the best access to services in the city. […]


Plymouth to hold jobs fair for veterans next month

A jobs fair is being held next month to help Veterans back into work following their return to ‘Civvy Street.’ The Plymouth Corporate Covenant Group, coordinated by Plymouth City Council, has organised the jobs fair for armed forces veterans, which takes place at the Plymouth Guildhall on Tuesday 19 July 2016 from 12pm to 8pm. […]


Plymouth’s work with veterans featured in new Alex Polizzi series

Plymouth will be in the national TV spotlight again as a new series for BBC Two, presented by Alex Polizzi, highlights the pioneering work in the city to help veterans back into work. The presenter has been filming in Plymouth over the past few months for the new BBC Two series ‘Alex Polizzi: Hire Our […]


Veterans self-build project for Plymouth due to start soon

Work is due to start on a project in which veterans in Plymouth can build their own homes. The project aims to house ex-service personnel and provide training and skills to help them get back into work. A new partnership between the Community Self Build Agency, DCH and Plymouth City Council, will provide 24 affordable […]