THE LATEST INTERNAL NEWS
  • Plymouth Children's University Lecture: Plymouth in the Second World War - Wondering what to do to keep the kids entertained? Take them along to the next Children's University lecture at Ford Park Cemetery and find out about the lives of ordinary people who lived and worked in Plymouth during World War Two.
    [Posted 10.21 Wed 23 Apr 2014]
  • Get ready for an inspection next week! - To help us keep on top of our information management and how we securely handle data the Information Commissioner will be visiting our offices next week for an office audit.
    [Posted 07.00 Tue 22 Apr 2014]
  • Tour the Commonwealth for this year’s Walking Challenge - We’re warming up for the launch of our 2014 Walking Challenge in May and this year it’s themed around the Commonwealth Games, being held in Glasgow.
    [Posted 06.00 Tue 22 Apr 2014]
  • Closure of petty cash accounts - Petty cash accounts are no longer available now that our bank services have moved from the Co-operative Bank to Barclays.
    [Posted 12.05 Thu 17 Apr 2014]
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THE COUNCIL THIS WEEK

Thursday 24 April

The South West Devon Waste Partnership meets today where members will receive a presentation summarising MVV's construction progress and site activities from Project Manager, Martin Pollard.

Planning Committee meets today where members will consider an application to remove a Sycamore tree that has significant decay at the base but is protected by a Tree Preservation Order. Members will also consider an application for an ATM to be located on the shop front of the Oriental Supermarket on the Barbican. Don't forget you can watch it live on our webcast!

Thinking about starting your own business? Would you like to make your business a success? Pop along to the Lower Guildhall for our Nuts and Bolts workshop and meet the professionals for help and advice about business.

Friday 25 April

The Appointments Panel meets today and will appoint several senior management interim posts in the morning and then the Head of Legal Services and Assistant Chief Executive in the afternoon.

Join the Wild About Plymouth team today for an early start and listen to the early morning birdsong in one of the city's nature reserves.

Get in shape for the Race for Life charity run today. Join us at Saltram House for a free training session suitable for people of all abilities, from those who have never raced before to experienced runners.

Are you interested in reusable nappies, slings or both? Go along to our library sessions and find out more from our nappy advisors. They will talk you through all the options available and give you advice to suit your individual needs.

Monday 28 April

Teams wanting to take part in this year's Walking Challenge can register from today. This year it's themed around the Commonwealth Games, being held in Glasgow. The challenge is to help clock up the number of miles between Plymouth and Glasgow, via all of the Commonwealth's capital cities.

Thinking of adopting a child? We are holding an information session today at at Midland House. Our adoption officers will be on hand to offer you advice and guidance about the whole process and help you complete the registration of interest form.

Get in shape for the Race for Life charity run today. Join us for some free training sessions suitable for people of all abilities, from those who have never raced before to experienced runners.

Tuesday 29 April

Cabinet meets today where the Head of Performance, Policy and Partnerships will submit a report tracking the progress and delivery of the outcomes in the Corporate Plan and the Strategic Director for Place will also update members on the progress of the City Deal. The Licensing Sub Committee also meets today.

Our Public Protection Service is offering underage sales training to businesses today. We are encouraging businesses to adopt the Challenge 25 system for all age-restricted products so the training is aimed at businesses that sell products or services which have age restrictions.

Why not try something different today and get on your bike for a spot of free outdoor fun! Join in on our ladies only ride courtesy of our Sports Development Unit and British Cycling's Breeze cycling programme. It's designed to get you back in the saddle and it won't cost you a penny!

The Information Commissioner will be visiting our offices today for an office audit. The auditors will be reviewing our systems and processes and will look at how we handle and process data. Don't forget to wear your ID badge and lock your computer when not in use.

Join Graham Naylor at Plympton Library for a talk about the Plymouth Blitz to commemorate the anniversary of the 1941 March and April bombing raids on the city.

Wednesday 30 April

The Information Commissioner will be visiting our offices today for an office audit. The auditors will be reviewing our systems and processes and will look at how we handle and process data. Don't forget to wear your ID badge and lock your computer when not in use.

It's the last day to take advantage of the Salary Sacrifice Cycle to Work Scheme. So if you are considering this great deal, get on your bike and sign up before it's too late!

Anything's possible in our Imaginators session today at the Museum. Your pre-school children will be taken on a journey around our galleries, objects and paintings, having loads of fun as they go.

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