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  • Prove you live in Plymouth - Staff at our recycling centres will be leafleting customers this weekend about an important change to the way the sites are run.
    [Posted 15.39 Fri 22 May 2015]
  • PCC apprentices are among the best - A team of apprentices from within the Council have taken a huge leap towards becoming the Brathay national apprentice team of the year.
    [Posted 10.27 Fri 22 May 2015]
  • Working arrangement for Plymouth City Council - Following the local elections held on 7 May 2015, no party or group achieved an overall majority on Plymouth City Council.
    [Posted 10.19 Fri 22 May 2015]
  • Simplifying services for grieving families - One of our planned office moves has been successfully completed and will help simplify matters for families going through a difficult time.
    [Posted 11.26 Thu 21 May 2015]
  • New Laira Rail Bridge walking and cycling link opens tomorrow - Our new Laira Rail Bridge walking and cycling link will be officially opened to the public at 10am tomorrow.
    [Posted 15.10 Wed 20 May 2015]
  • Power shutdown Sunday 24 May - Staff are being warned that a number of key online systems and services will be out of action for three hours on Sunday 24 May from 9am.
    [Posted 07.00 Wed 20 May 2015]
  • Dementia Awareness Week - A range of activities are taking place in Plymouth to mark Dementia Awareness Week (17 to 23 May 2015).
    [Posted 07.00 Mon 18 May 2015]
  • Taking a dip? - For those brave members of staff who go swimming in the sea, you can now check the water quality before you go in.
    [Posted 14.48 Fri 15 May 2015]
  • No access to Council House from Civic Centre - From Monday 18 May, the ‘bridge’ links between the first floor of the Civic Centre and the Council House will be closed.
    [Posted 13.09 Fri 15 May 2015]
  • Work around Guildhall and Civic - Work is starting this week on trenches outside the Civic Centre as the next phase of the separation project begins.
    [Posted 13.48 Thu 14 May 2015]
  • MTV Crashes Plymouth announce Tinie Tempah and Jess Glynne - BRIT, MOBO and Ivor Novello award winner Tinie Tempah and pop heavyweight Jess Glynne have been confirmed to appear on the first night of MTV Crashes Plymouth.
    [Posted 06.00 Thu 14 May 2015]
  • Scheduled ICT maintenance on 19 May 2015 - There will be no ICT systems from 6pm on Tuesday.
    [Posted 10.56 Wed 13 May 2015]
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THE COUNCIL THIS WEEK

Tuesday 26 May

It's the last week of the Plymouth History Festival. Today you could join Ros Black for an illustrated talk about Plymouth's Agnes Weston, founder of The Royal Sailors' Rests and the first woman to be granted a funeral with full naval honours. Or join one of Saltram's enthusiastic tour guides and discover more about some of the beautiful follies in Saltram's garden including the stunning Orangerie.

Kids bored this half term? Why not join Stepping Stones to Nature for some nature activities at Woodland Wood or have some fun at the Freedom Community Festival with arts and crafts, music and children's and young people's activities.

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

Feel better with a book at some of our libraries today. Share reading aloud of 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.

Remember your bins will be collected tomorrow (27 May) if your collection is normally on a Tuesday.

Wednesday 27 May

It's the last week of the Plymouth History Festival. Today you could join Alan Bricknell for an illustrated talk which will cover the growth of Plymouth from its early beginnings as a Saxon farm through to the granting of its charter in 1439. Or join Armada Tours, a group of Registered Blue Badge Tour Guides, who in association with English Heritage and with the kind permission of 29 Commando Regiment RA, will lead the only official tours of the C17 Royal Citadel on Plymouth Hoe.

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

Kids bored this half term? Why not join Stepping Stones to Nature for some nature conservation at Central Park and the Hoe today.

Join us at the museum today for a half term drop-in. Make a paper hat in the style of Napoleon. Think of what he may have kept under his hat and make that too!

Remember your bins will be collected tomorrow (28 May) if your collection is normally on a Wednesday.

Thursday 28 May

It's the last week of the Plymouth History Festival. Today you could join Martin Read who lectures in Maritime Archaeology in Plymouth University for a talk on Plymouth's Tudor wreck which was discovered during dredging in 1973 and became the first wreck to be protected by the UK Government. Or take a look around the Prysten House, one of Plymouth's finest early buildings dating from the year 1500.

Kids bored this half term? Why not make a difference for nature by joining Stepping Stones to Nature for some nature conservation at Ham Woods today.

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

Join us at the museum today for a half term workshop. Create paper cups that turn into fun changeable portraits! Take your inspiration from our 'In the Frame: Plymouth's Portraits Revealed' exhibition.

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.

Remember your bins will be collected tomorrow (29 May) if your collection is normally on a Thursday.

Friday 29 May

Dress down today and help our apprentices raise money and awareness for the Brathay Trust and the Epilepsy Society, supporting their Brathay Apprentice Challenge.

It's the last few days of the Plymouth History Festival. Today you could join Hidden Heritage for an exclusive series of Blitz-themed walks and talks put together especially for the 2015 History Festival. Or enjoy an illustrated talk with Graham Naylor this Sunday as he reveals the histories behind 'lost' or former churches in Plymouth.

Kids bored? Why not make a difference for nature by joining Stepping Stones to Nature for some nature activities at Efford Marsh and Southway Valley Community Orchard today.

It's the last day tomorrow to see the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. Witness the Natural History Museum's annual exhibition which celebrates the drama and splendor of the natural world, with striking, creative and thought-provoking wildlife photography.

A sea of cyclists will fill the city's roads as the popular Sky Ride returns to Plymouth for a fourth year this Sunday. The roads will be closed to traffic to make way for the thousands of people hopping on their bike. The event celebrates all things cycling and brings together beginners to seasoned professionals.

Monday 1 June

Work to upgrade the safety fencing on North Cross roundabout will get under way today. The corrugated beams and posts on the outside of the roundabout will be replaced and a new section of safety fencing will be installed between the North Road East and Cobourg Street junctions. Traffic signal poles will also be renewed and repositioned. The work is being carried out by our highways contractor Amey and should take no longer than six weeks.

If you haven't already done so make time today to see the 'Fallen Emperor: Napoleon in Plymouth Sound in 1815'. 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 help with searching for jobs, CVs, basic IT skills, interviews and more at our work club today.

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 of 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.

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