Press Releases

The Brickfields athletics track and field facility in Devonport has reopened following a £700,000 upgrade.

Ward: Devonport

Councillors: Cllr Peter Smith, Deputy Leader

Capital grants of up to £25,000 are now available to local businesses for measures that help their staff travel more sustainably to, from and whilst at work.

The grants form part of the Plymouth City Council’s Productive Plymouth Programme for sustainable transport measures.  

Ward: Compton, Devonport, Drake, Efford and Lipson

Councillors: Cllr Tudor Evans, Leader

Plymouth’s Director of Public Health is calling for a concerted city-wide effort to stop Plymouth becoming a ‘high risk’ area, as COVID-19 cases surge by 350 in a week.

Ward: St Budeaux, St Peter and the Waterfront, Stoke, Sutton and Mount Gould

Councillors: Cllr Tudor Evans, Leader

As part of National Care Leavers’ Week 2020 (26 October to 1 November) Plymouth City Council, working in partnership with children’s charity Barnardo’s, will be holding a range of events and celebrations.

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 Jemima Laing, Children and Young People

Women who visit the Sunflower Women’s Centre at Trevi House will now be more connected, thanks to a gift of five tablet devices which have been donated as part of the national DevicesDotNow initiative.

Ward: Drake

Councillors: Cllr Jon Taylor, Education, Skills and Transformation

 A Plymouth pub has become the first to be issued a fixed penalty notice for breaching Covid-19 restrictions by serving drinks after 10pm.

Ward: St Peter and the Waterfront

Councillors:

The rising number of COVID-19 cases in Plymouth means we need to get our Halloween spooks in a different way this year.

Unfortunately, trick or treating is out because of the risks of spreading COVID-19 by sharing sweets and knocking on multiple doors.

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

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Ward: St Peter and the Waterfront

Councillors: Cllr Mark Lowry, Finance

Plymouth City Council has today announced a special support scheme to help families of children entitled to free school meals during the October half-term.

Eligible families will receive an additional payment over the half-term period to enable them to buy a meal for their children.

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 Jon Taylor, Education, Skills and Transformation

Plymouth has joined councils across the South West in urging anyone travelling to the region over half-term to think about their journeys and to obey the rules when here.

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