Press Releases

The Great British Spring Clean is back for another year and we want you to take part.

The Council is backing the national Keep Britain Tidy led campaign, which runs from 20 March to 13 April, which will see up to 600,000 people nationwide taking action to clean up streets, parks and beaches across the country.

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

The ballot for The Box’s ‘Plymouth Preview’ weekend will open at 9am on Monday (2 March).

Ward: Drake

Councillors: Cllr Tudor Evans, Leader

The Plymouth Military Kids Club Heroes Choir is all set to perform their annual fund raising concert for the Poppy Appeal.

The choir is made up of children, whose parents are in the armed forces, from a group of over 65 local school clubs, supported by the City Council and the Royal British Legion.

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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Plymouth City Council is to submit a bid of up to £200,000 to the Energy Saving Trust for a fleet of electric cargo bikes and it’s looking for companies to get involved.

Ward: St Peter and the Waterfront

Councillors: Cllr Sue Dann, Environment and Street Scene

It was another ‘huge’ moment for The Box today as its fully assembled woolly mammoth was revealed for the first time.

The life-sized, as yet un-named female was inspired by a mammoth tooth in The Box’s collections, discovered at Yealm Bridge Cavern on the nearby Kitley Estate. Fossils show that woolly mammoths were roaming Plymouth 35,000 years ago, alongside bears, cave lions, hyenas and woolly rhinos.

Ward: Drake

Councillors: Cllr Tudor Evans, Leader

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: Drake

Councillors: Cllr Tudor Evans, Leader

Teachers and students can start planning their visits to The Box – thanks to a new schools programme which has launched today.

Ward: Drake

Councillors: Cllr Jon Taylor, Education, Skills and Transformation

 A major property investment by Plymouth City Council has helped safeguard the future of the Valuation Office Agency in Plymouth and led to the tripling of their workforce to over 300 civil servant jobs in the city.

Ward: Budshead

Councillors: Cllr Tudor Evans, Leader

Almost 100 trees and 1,175 whips are being planted along Novorossiysk Road in the latest phase of landscaping for the new Forder Valley Link Road.

Ward: Moor View

Councillors: Cllr Sue Dann, Environment and Street Scene

Plymouth Libraries will be taking part in a new programme of activities to celebrate the novel and promote the joy of reading as part of the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World festival.

Ward: St Budeaux

Councillors: Cllr Peter Smith, Deputy Leader