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Pirates, passports and the pill - what’s the connection between them all?

They all have a link with Plymouth and they all feature in Plymouth’s third Book of Wonder.

Ward: Budshead, Compton, Devonport, Drake, Efford and Lipson, Eggbuckland, Ham, Honicknowle, Moor View, Peverell, Plympton Chaddlewood, Plympton Erle, Plympton St Mary, Plymstock Dunstone, Plymstock Radford, Southway, St Budeaux, St Peter and the Waterfront, Stoke, Sutton and Mount Gould

Councillors: Cllr Tudor Evans, Leader
The Box

The Box’s stunning ‘archive in the sky’ is believed to be Europe’s largest bi-directional cantilever and will soon be home to over two million precious artworks, objects and documents that tell the story of Plymouth and its place in the world.

Ward: Budshead, Compton, Devonport, Drake, Efford and Lipson, Eggbuckland, Ham, Honicknowle, Moor View, Peverell, Plympton Chaddlewood, Plympton Erle, Plympton St Mary, Plymstock Dunstone, Plymstock Radford, Southway, St Budeaux, St Peter and the Waterfront, Stoke, Sutton and Mount Gould

Councillors: Cllr Tudor Evans, Leader

Do you worry about whether giving money to people begging on the street is the right thing to do?

Our Make a Change campaign gives you two alternative but simple ways to help Plymouth’s homeless.

Ward: Drake, Efford and Lipson, Eggbuckland, Ham, Honicknowle, Moor View, Sutton and Mount Gould, Peverell, Plympton Chaddlewood, Plympton Erle, Plympton St Mary, Plymstock Dunstone, Plymstock Radford, Southway, St Budeaux, St Peter and the Waterfront, Stoke

Councillors: Cllr Chris Penberthy, Housing and Co-operative Development

You can substantially reduce the amount of waste that goes into your bin by home composting.

About a third of household waste, including grass cuttings, paper and card, food waste and organic matter such as dead flowers, can be composted.

Ward: Drake, Efford and Lipson, Eggbuckland, Ham, Honicknowle, Moor View, Sutton and Mount Gould, Peverell, Plympton Chaddlewood, Plympton Erle, Plympton St Mary, Plymstock Dunstone, Plymstock Radford, Southway, St Budeaux, St Peter and the Waterfront, Stoke

Councillors: Cllr Sue Dann, Environment and Street Scene
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A culvert planned to run beneath the new Forder Valley Link Road could be changed to make it better for otters – and other wildlife – to travel through it.

A design has been submitted to the city’s planners with changes including an extra ledge for otters and other animals to use it as a route to and from the Forder Valley Nature Reserve.

Ward: Eggbuckland, Moor View

Councillors: Cllr Mark Coker, Strategic Planning and Infrastructure
goalkeeper Peter Shilton

Plymouth’s new Manadon Sports and Community Hub was officially opened today in a special event attended by local and national footballing legend Peter Shilton.

Ward: Eggbuckland

Councillors: Cllr Peter Smith, Deputy Leader