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THE COUNCIL THIS WEEK

Tuesday 23 September

The Licensing Sub Committee meets today where the Director for Public Health will submit a report regarding an application to renew and vary the sex establishment licence at the Private Shop on Athenaeum Place.

Join Nigel Overton for a lunchtime talk as he discusses the development of Millbay Docks and its role in handling mail and passengers for ocean liners.

Join us for an adult workshop at the museum today. Explore the 'Walk On' exhibition, before heading out across to explore the city through a variety of unusual approaches to drawing.

Meet new people and get fit with buggy running at Saltram today. Join other parents for a jog, run, tone and get fit session with your child. No need for babysitters!

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

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

Want to Get into Reading? Then why not join one of our community reading groups. Come and listen, joining in if you want, or simply enjoying the literature and conversation over tea and cake.

Wednesday 24 September

The Co-operative Scrutiny Board meets today where the board will receive new items from the Forward Plan of Key Decisions and Private Business with a view to identifying items for scrutiny.

Join Fiona Pitt, Senior Curator and Curator of Archaeology for a bite-sized look around our 'Whitehorse Hill: A Prehistoric Dartmoor Discovery' exhibition and a chance to discover more about the amazing Bronze Age finds in our exhibition.

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

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.

If you haven't already done so make time today to see the 'Walk On: From Richard Long to Janet Cardiff - 40 Years of Art Walking' exhibition. A major touring exhibition that examines the many ways that artists since the 1960s have undertaken the universal act of taking a walk as a means to create new art.

Calling all keen photographers! Seek out the most striking images you can find that capture the essence of Plymouth, Britain's Ocean City and enter the RIBA Plymouth Photographic Competition.

Thursday 25 September

Planning Committee meets today where members will consider an application from Concierge 35 Ltd for two development blocks, comprising of 348 student bedrooms and up to 4 ground floor units. If granted this will help us achieve our 'Growing Plymouth' objective. Don't forget you can watch it live on our webcast!

The Audit Committee meets today where members will be provided with the Audit Plan 2013/ 2014 progress report and a status report on the Civic Centre.

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.

Meet new people and get fit with buggy running at Plym Valley today. Join other parents for a jog, run, tone and get fit session with your child. No need for babysitters!

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

Tickets for this year's staff party will be on sale from 12 noon to 1pm at the Civic Centre staff entrance and Ballard House reception today. Be quick to get your six tickets for the price of five!

If you haven't already done so make time today to see the 'Whitehorse Hill: A Prehistoric Dartmoor Discovery' exhibition. See the amazing archaeological finds from a prehistoric burial site discovered in a remote spot on Dartmoor for the very first time! This is a partnership exhibition with the Dartmoor National Park Authority.

Friday 26 September

Cabinet, the People Business Support Team, the Leaders Support Team and Democratic Support will be moving to Ballard House today. Now that the moves are beginning to gather pace, it's crucial that all teams carry on sorting, shredding and downsizing. Read the Good Move guide so that you have an idea of what to expect and when.

Pop along to the museum tomorrow and see a free film screening of Lawrence of Arabia. This highly-praised film won 7 Academy Awards and also saw Peter O'Toole win a BAFTA and Omar Sharif win a Golden Globe for their performances.

Sky Ride is back this Sunday. Join us for a moderately paced ride from Devil's Point, overlooking Firestone Bay, Drake's Island and Mount Edgcumbe

Have a Super Saturday at the museum tomorrow with our guest artist creating a giant collage of ships. You can use old maps, atlases and our 'A Royal Game' sculpture for your inspiration.

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

Families can enjoy a weekend of food, entertainment and fishy delights as the Barbican and Sutton Harbour come alive for Plymouth's Seafood Festival. Enjoy some of the huge array of stalls with freshly caught seafood, mainly from our own harbour!

Monday 29 September

Thinking of adopting a child? We are holding an information session today 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.

Want to Get into Reading? Then why not join one of our community reading groups. Come and listen, joining in if you want, or simply enjoying the literature and conversation over tea and cake.

If you haven't already done so make time today to see the 'Walk On: From Richard Long to Janet Cardiff - 40 Years of Art Walking' exhibition. A major touring exhibition that examines the many ways that artists since the 1960s have undertaken the universal act of taking a walk as a means to create new art.

Calling all keen photographers! Seek out the most striking images you can find that capture the essence of Plymouth, Britain's Ocean City and enter the RIBA Plymouth Photographic Competition.

Britain's Ocean City

Corporate Plan

Communications Toolkit

iChoose to purchase annual leave

We're on the move

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Ward Map and Committee Chairs