Press Releases

The deadline is looming for people to register to vote and apply for their postal vote for this year’s Council and Police and Crime Commissioner elections on Thursday 6 May. The last chance to register to vote by post will be 5pm on Tuesday 20 April. 

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:

After the announcement of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the city of Plymouth will be paying its respects. 

Flags on all Council buildings will be flown at half-mast until the day after the Duke’s Ceremonial Royal Funeral. 

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:

Plymouth’s civic leaders have expressed their sadness after today’s sad announcement of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Ward: Budshead, Compton, Devonport, Drake, Efford and Lipson, Eggbuckland, Ham, Honicknowle, Moor View

Councillors:

Plymouth is gearing up to help the city bounce back from lockdown, but everyone needs to play their part in keeping each other safe and the city out of restrictions.

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:

All residents across Plymouth can now access rapid lateral flow tests, enabling them to test themselves twice a week.

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:

Residents who would like to vote by post and aren’t already registered, are being encouraged to apply for this year’s re-scheduled elections as soon as possible, to ensure that their applications are processed in plenty of time.   

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:

Two fridges dumped on a Plymouth street led to an unregistered waste carrier being ordered to pay £2,218 in fines and costs by the city’s magistrates.

Ward: Devonport

Councillors:

Plymouth’s libraries will be reopening to customers next week, as the next phase of COVID restrictions are lifted.

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:

Over 24 tonnes of litter was collected from across the city this long weekend - despite pleas to people to take their rubbish home.

Ward: St Peter and the Waterfront

Councillors:

Businesses are encouraged to sign up to the Government’s new rapid home testing programme, enabling their employees to have free, rapid and regular COVID-19 tests that can be taken at home!

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: