THE LATEST INTERNAL NEWS
  • Four weeks left for appraisals - We are coming to the end of the appraisal season – have you had yours yet?
    [Posted 07.00 Mon 03 Aug 2015]
  • Sarah Osborne - Our Legal Services are very sad to announce that Sarah Osborne, senior lawyer, passed away on Wednesday 22 July, at the age of 53.
    [Posted 12.05 Fri 31 Jul 2015]
  • Clocking up the car-free miles - Staff across the Council clocked up a whopping 19,373 car-free miles during this year’s walking challenge and Bike Week.
    [Posted 14.27 Thu 30 Jul 2015]
  • Free cycle training this summer holiday - Keep the kids busy this summer holiday with free cycle training courses, courtesy of the Plymouth School Sports Partnership and Summer Mix.
    [Posted 15.45 Fri 24 Jul 2015]
  • POSTPONED - Essential maintenance work this weekend - The essential maintenance work that was planned for this weekend has now been postponed.
    [Posted 10.35 Fri 24 Jul 2015]
  • Atrium re-opened at Windsor House – but you can still keep fit by using the stairs! - Do not let the past few months of stair climbing go to waste! With the re-opening of the Atrium and lifts at Windsor House you now have the opportunity to continue using the stairs or reverting back to the lifts.
    [Posted 15.10 Tue 21 Jul 2015]
  • Can your team offer a work experience placement? - Plymouth City Council is working in partnership with City College Plymouth and The Prince's Trust to offer the 'Get Into' program.
    [Posted 13.34 Tue 21 Jul 2015]
  • Scheduled ICT maintenance - On 14 and 15 July a number of ICT systems will be unavailable.
    [Posted 10.21 Mon 13 Jul 2015]
  • Christmas working arrangements - Working arrangements for Christmas have now been confirmed and there will be a 'closedown' for most services on Tuesday 29, Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 December.
    [Posted 07.00 Mon 13 Jul 2015]
  • Didn’t they do well… - Our nine apprentices, who have been taking part in the Brathay Apprentice Challenge have been announced as joint winners of the Brathay's Community Project Award, for their orchard project in Ernesettle and joint runners up in the main competition.
    [Posted 09.50 Fri 10 Jul 2015]
  • Shine a light… - It's the final week of the nominations for 'Our Stars 2015' and a HUGE thank you to those who have already completed the forms, as the nominations have been coming in thick and fast!
    [Posted 14.02 Tue 07 Jul 2015]
  • One minute's silence at 11.30am today - Staff and customers are being encouraged to observe the national one minute's silence at 11.30am to remember the victims of the London bombings on 7 July 2005.
    [Posted 09.43 Tue 07 Jul 2015]
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THE COUNCIL THIS WEEK

Monday 3 August

If you haven't already done so make time today to see the 'Fallen Emperor: Napoleon in Plymouth Sound in 1815' exhibition. Our exhibition will be centred on the popular painting from our collections by Jules Girardet and will explore the differing perceptions of Napoleon on his journey to Plymouth.

Get in shape this summer! Join us at Woodview Campus, Brickfields Sports Centre or Central Park today for some free running sessions. Suitable for people of all abilities, from those who have never run before to experienced runners.

Aged between 14 and 25 and looking for a new way to get active? Then why not get involved in our street games activities by having a go at a gym session today.

Walk your way to health this summer! Join in with our guided walk around Central Park today. No longer than two miles in length and lasts approximately one hour. Its free of charge, all you need to do is turn up about 10 minutes before the walk starts in sensible footwear and with appropriate clothing as we walk in all weathers!

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.

Join the Marine Biological Association's Beach Ranger team at Mount Batten today to explore local sea-life, through arts, crafts and science activities. Free and no need to book, just come along! Bring a picnic.

Tuesday 4 August

If you haven't already done so make time today to see the 'Mystery, Magic and Midnight Feasts: The Many Adventures of Enid Blyton' exhibition. Immerse yourself in the world of Enid Blyton - one of the best-selling writers for children of all time.

Join us for a holiday drop-in and study our early Sir Joshua Reynolds portrait then draw, colour and collage your own version.

Get in shape this summer! Join us at Marjons, Marsh Mills or Coypool today for some free running sessions. Suitable for people of all abilities, from those who have never run before to experienced runners.

Aged between 14 and 25 and looking for a new way to get active? Then why not get involved in our street games activities by having a go at street fitness, body conditioning, football or multi-sport today.

Fancy a game of rounders? Why not take advantage of our drop-in sessions at Central Park. Only 1 per person and all the equipment is provided. Just turn up either on your own or with friends and enjoy a game!

It's National Playday on the Hoe today. Take your little ones along for some free family games and activities.

Join in with our 'Make a Difference' fun for families at Woodland Wood today. Explore your local nature reserve through a range of activities and have some crafty, arty, edible family fun.

Wednesday 5 August

Join us for a holiday workshop and make your own stencils and patterns using a mix of traditional and unusual materials.

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.

Join in our Summer Reading Challenge with a record breaking craft workshop at St Budeaux Library today. This summer we are challenging young readers to explore real life achievements and world records.

Join the Marine Biological Association's Beach Ranger team at Kinterbury Creek today to explore local sea-life, through arts, crafts and science activities. Free and no need to book, just come along! Bring a picnic.

Walk your way to health this summer! Join in with our guided walk around Central Park today. No longer than two miles in length and lasts approximately one hour. Its free of charge, all you need to do is turn up about 10 minutes before the walk starts in sensible footwear and with appropriate clothing as we walk in all weathers!

Aged between 14 and 25 and looking for a new way to get active? Then why not get involved in our street games activities by having a go at multi-sport, football or trampolining today

Get in shape this summer! Join us at Ballard House or Central Park today for some free running sessions. Suitable for people of all abilities, from those who have never run before to experienced runners.

Thursday 6 August

The Taxi Licensing Committee meets today where The Director of Public Health will submit a report reviewing current private hire driver's licences and applications for new licences.

Get in shape this summer! Join us at Marjons, Marsh Mills or Coypool today for some free running sessions. Suitable for people of all abilities, from those who have never run before to experienced runners.

Join us for a holiday workshop and make your own stencils and patterns using a mix of traditional and unusual materials.

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

Join in our Summer Reading Challenge with a record breaking craft workshop at St Budeaux Library today. This summer we are challenging young readers to explore real life achievements and world records.

Walk your way to health this summer! Join in with our guided walk around Central Park today. No longer than two miles in length and lasts approximately one hour. Its free of charge, all you need to do is turn up about 10 minutes before the walk starts in sensible footwear and with appropriate clothing as we walk in all weathers!

Aged between 14 and 25 and looking for a new way to get active? Then why not get involved in our street games activities by having a go at multi-sport, football or trampolining today

Join the Marine Biological Association's Beach Ranger team at Kinterbury Creek today to explore local sea-life, through arts, crafts and science activities. Free and no need to book, just come along! Bring a picnic.

Friday 7 August

Looking for something to do with the kids tomorrow? Why not pay a visit to our newly refurbished Plymouth Mayflower Exhibition on the barbican for some weird and wonderful adventures on the high seas at our Pirates, Mermaids and Wishing Fish storytelling session.

Sky Ride is back this Sunday! Come and join us for a very gentle ride around Victoria Park figure of eight, ideal for anyone just starting out on their cycling journey or a waterway and woodland circular steady ride taking in Southway and a section of the Plym Valley Trail.

Join the Wild About Plymouth team and chat to our dino experts, learn more about these amazing extinct creatures, enjoy some arts and craft activities and look at fossils too.

Get in shape this summer! Join us at Saltram House tomorrow for some free running sessions. Suitable for people of all abilities, from those who have never run before to experienced runners.

Aged between 14 and 25 and looking for a new way to get active? Then why not get involved in our street games activities by having a go at football or multi-sport tomorrow.

Join in with our 'Make a Difference' fun for families at Radford Woods today. Explore your local nature reserve through a range of activities and have some crafty, arty, edible family fun.

Summer is here, why not improve your serve whilst the weather is good and join in with some tennis coaching for all the family this weekend.

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