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THE COUNCIL THIS WEEK

Wednesday 4 March

The Co-operative Scrutiny Board will meet today to consider the decision called in for approval to proceed with disposal of land off Redwood Drive.

Interested in Plymouth's long term future? It's the last day to check the Plymouth Plan Check-Up and see whether your comments have been included to ensure we are heading in the right direction in our ambitious vision for what Plymouth will be like in 2031.

If you haven't already done so make time today to see the 'Open for Business' exhibition. In 2013, Multistory and Magnum Photos commissioned nine of the world's leading photographers to document contemporary British manufacturing. Come and see their photographs which take us from traditional, handmade crafts to modern, intelligent automation.

Join our Curator of Fine Art for a bite-sized talk to discover more about the amazing paintings in our Cottonian Collection.

It's Rhymetimes at some of our libraries today. Join us for some songs and nursery rhymes for babies and toddlers.

Feel better with a book at some of our libraries today. Share reading aloud some of our best poetry, short stories and novels. Come and listen, join in if you want, or simply enjoy the literature and conversation over tea and cake.

Get help with searching for jobs, CVs, basic IT skills, interviews and more at our work club today.

Rochford Crescent will be closed overnight whilst road resurfacing takes place.

Thursday 5 March

Caring Plymouth meets today where the panel will receive a presentation on the Care Act and will provide feedback on the content of the specific policies set out in the draft Plymouth Plan.

It's Rhymetimes at some of our libraries today. Join us for some songs and nursery rhymes for babies and toddlers.

Feel better with a book at some of our libraries today. Share reading aloud some of our best poetry, short stories and novels. Come and listen, join in if you want, or simply enjoy the literature and conversation over tea and cake.

Get help with searching for jobs, CVs, basic IT skills, interviews and more at our work club today.

Need help with IT, including browsing the web and email? Join us at some of our libraries today where we will go through the basics and answer all your questions. Just drop in, no need to book.

Enjoy a badminton session at Brickfields Sports Centre today. All sessions are suitable for adults of all ages from 16 years, and all abilities are welcome.

Kennel Hill will be closed overnight whilst road resurfacing takes place.

Friday 6 March

If you haven't already done so make time today to see the 'In the Frame: Plymouth's Portraits Revealed' exhibition. This new exhibition delves more deeply into Plymouth's portrait collection and presents new research into some of the characters that are new or rarely seen.it by Plympton-born 18th century artist, Sir Joshua Reynolds.

Feel better with a book at some of our libraries today. Share reading aloud some of our best poetry, short stories and novels. Come and listen, join in if you want, or simply enjoy the literature and conversation over tea and cake.

It's Rhymetimes at some of our libraries today. Join us for some songs and nursery rhymes for babies and toddlers.

Get help with searching for jobs, CVs, basic IT skills, interviews and more at our work club today.

We are inspecting your gadgets at the Central Library tomorrow. Play and learn about iPads and other tablets, eBook readers and more, or bring your own and we'll show you how to make the most of it.

Discover Saltram and the Plym Valley in a new way this Sunday with 'Pedal Power', a monthly social bike ride for all the family to enjoy.

Torridge Road will be closed overnight whilst road resurfacing takes place.

Monday 9 March

The Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education meets today where the Religious Education (RE) Adviser will update members of the rights of parents to withdraw students/children from RE and its wider implications. The RE Adviser will also provide details of the SACRE Development Plan and advise members of the priorities for this year.

It's the last week to see the 'Open for Business' exhibition. In 2013, Multistory and Magnum Photos commissioned nine of the world's leading photographers to document contemporary British manufacturing. Come and see their photographs which take us from traditional, handmade crafts to modern, intelligent automation.

Plymouth will be flying the flag for the Commonwealth at a special ceremony to mark Commonwealth Day today. There will be a flag raising ceremony at the Guildhall Flag Poles where the Lord Mayor will read out an affirmation following a message from Her Majesty the Queen.

Could you capture a winning wildlife photo? If so, your work could be displayed alongside some of the best in the country at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery. The 'Focus on Nature' competition is inspired by the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

Feel better with a book at some of our libraries today. Share reading aloud some of our best poetry, short stories and novels. Come and listen, join in if you want, or simply enjoy the literature and conversation over tea and cake.

Need help with IT, including browsing the web and email? Join us at some of our libraries today where we will go through the basics and answer all your questions. Just drop in, no need to book.

Devonport Road will be closed overnight tonight whilst road resurfacing takes place.

Tuesday 10 March

Cabinet meets today where the Strategic Director for Transformation and Change will submit a report on the Co-operative Council Business Plan 2015/18 and will ask Cabinet to make a recommendation to the City Council.

The Strategic Director for People will submit a report seeking endorsement of the Plymouth Employment and Skills Plan which will provide a coherent approach to filling the gaps in the current skill levels and future needs required for economic growth. This report indicates our ambition to ensure that local jobs are accessible to, and wanted by, local people.

The Strategic Director for People will also submit a report seeking approval of the contract award for an Integrated Health and Adult Social Care provider.

Join Barbie Thompson from the University of the Third Age for a lunchtime talk as she calls again on Captain Edward Hawkins and Vice Admiral Tremlett, two portraits that feature in our current 'In The Frame' exhibition.

Get help with searching for jobs, CVs, basic IT skills, interviews and more at our work club today.

Go back to netball today, enjoy a gentle re-introduction to the sport for ladies of all ages from 16 years plus.

Wolseley Road will be closed overnight tonight whilst road resurfacing takes place.

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