Press Releases

Parking in Plymouth’s car parks and on-street bays will become cash-free as part of a package of measures to help people stay safe as the city begins to reopen.

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 Mark Coker, Strategic Planning and Infrastructure

The outstanding work of Plymouth children’s centres has been acknowledged for the second year in a row by UNICEF for their work in supporting breastfeeding mothers in Plymouth.

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

Here is a quick update on the works at Plymouth Road.

The scheme, part of the Easter Corridor Junction Improvement Scheme, restarted last month having been halted for six weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a round-up of what is going on this week and beyond. 

Ward: Plympton Chaddlewood, Plympton Erle, Plympton St Mary, Plymstock Dunstone, Plymstock Radford

Councillors:

A package of measures designed to help businesses to re-open and to gently encourage customers back into Plymouth’s city centre and the Barbican is bein

Ward: St Peter and the Waterfront

Councillors: Cllr Mark Lowry, Finance

Small businesses in Plymouth can apply for a new Government Discretionary Grant from Monday 1 June.

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

We will be accepting the following hazardous waste at Chelson Meadow recycling centre from Monday 1 June:

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 Sue Dann, Environment and Street Scene

Bikes for wholesome food deliveries, kit carriers for beekeepers and photographers - more eCargo bikes will be on our roads, thanks to a scheme led by Plymouth City Council.

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 Sue Dann, Environment and Street Scene

On Monday, many children in reception, year one and year six, will return to school for the first time since March. 

Practically and logistically, helping this to happen safely is a big challenge. 

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:

Work to install a new 160-metre culvert in the Forder Valley will get underway next week.

Ward: Eggbuckland, Moor View

Councillors: Cllr Sue Dann, Environment and Street Scene

Young offenders in Plymouth are continuing to make amends for the crimes they have committed by taking part in a community reparation project.

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