Local Blog Articles

28th June 2022

Local Family Days out

Pennywell Farm Summer In Full Swing On The Farm It’s a fantastic time of year at Pennywell Farm with bumper summer fun every day of the […]
28th June 2022

A PROUD WELCOME TO SHERFORD TO MARK 50 YEARS OF PRIDE

In celebration of Pride Month – and the 50th anniversary of Pride in the UK – Sherford has created a fitting greeting to the town, with […]
28th June 2022

ANYONE FOR TENNIS? WIMBLEDON FESTIVITIES SWING INTO ACTION AT ROYAL WILLIAM YARD

From 27th June – 10th July, visitors can take to the green to watch Wimbledon This summer, tennis fans are invited to catch the Wimbledon action live on the big […]
27th June 2022

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is a worldwide movement to encourage people to make the swaps from single-use plastic to reusable so we can have cleaner oceans, streets […]
25th May 2022

National Cancer Survivors Day

5th June 2022 is the 35th annual celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day therefore, we have gathered together some of the best local and national cancer-based […]
25th May 2022

Local Family Retreats

The swimming cossies and towels are coming out and the inflatables are getting blown up which can only mean one thing… it’s summer holiday season!! We […]
25th May 2022

Dogs in the workplace

Calling all dog lovers far and wide, it’s the day you’ve all been waiting for… Bring your dog to work day! Take your four-legged friend along […]
19th May 2022

Lord Mayor’s Festival returns with day of free family fun

The family-friendly Lord Mayor’s Festival returns to the city centre on Saturday 21 May, welcoming Councillor Sue Dann to the role of Lord Mayor of Plymouth […]
11th May 2022

BASICS Devon ASKS SUPPORTERS TO JOIN THEIR TEAM

Charity places available in the 2022 TCS Virtual London Marathon on Sunday 2 October. · Chance for supporters to experience the joy of running a marathon […]
29th April 2022

Four weeks to go until Flavour Fest

The largest food and drink festival in the South West, Flavour Fest, will return to Plymouth city centre from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 May with […]
28th April 2022

Packed Programme of Events Announced for Royal William Yard

Back, bigger and better than ever, Royal William Yard has unveiled its calendar of events for the rest of the year. Spanning culture, comedy, creative, culinary […]
28th April 2022

BBC’s The One Show Casting Call

A fantastic opportunity to be a part of a segment for BBC’s The One Show has arisen!   They’re looking for South West-based individuals in their […]
25th April 2022

Enter the Relay For Life Plymouth!

Cancer Research UK’s Relay For Life is a family festival celebrating the power of community fundraising in the fight to beat cancer. Teams of friends and […]
25th April 2022

Come to the Circus at Camel Creek

Join the fun at Camel Creek this May half term! Camel Creek welcomes you to the circus this May half-term with a range of activities and […]
25th April 2022

World Cocktail Day

Friday the 13th of May, unlucky for some however, World Cocktail Day falls on the same day which means if things haven’t quite gone to plan, […]
25th April 2022

Treat Yourself Right

Creating a healthy relationship with food is the best way to understand your body’s requirements and maintain a healthy weight. Fareeha Jay, a registered dietitian based […]
25th April 2022

Reduce Your Bills

We are all very much aware of how the rising cost of living is tightening our purse strings, it seems like every bill is increasing and […]
13th April 2022

FIVE YEARS OF SHERFORD MARKED AT COMMUNITY CELEBRATION THAT HONOURED ITS PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

The Sherford community has cause to celebrate, with its first ever resident marking their fifth anniversary of moving to the new town as its founding member. […]
6th April 2022

Avast ye! Details revealed for Plymouth Pirates Weekend which returns in May 

Get your Jolly Rogers, eye patches and treasure maps at the ready for the return of Plymouth Pirates Weekend on 7 and 8 May 2022. The […]
6th April 2022

Clever agents put money on finding homes to rent and sell in Plymouth.

Plymouth’s leading student property-finders have turned their attention to the general residential sales and letting market after asking prices have rocketed in the city over the […]
6th April 2022

FIRST “WACKY” FOREST PLANTED IN THE HEART OF PLYMOUTH, AS GROUNDBREAKING GREEN PROJECT GETS UNDERWAY

A micro-forest with a massive goal has been created, with hundreds of trees planted at a Plymouth primary school in a pioneering new project that wants […]
31st March 2022

Free city centre egg hunt for families to enjoy this Easter

Families can follow a fun trail through the West End of Plymouth city centre during the upcoming school holidays, all for the chance to win one […]
28th March 2022

Fundraising For Ukraine

A team of generous Plymothians have been busy raising vital funds to help the people affected by the war in Ukraine. We have currently raised just […]
28th March 2022

Earth Day – April 22nd 2022

A partnership where everyone is accountable and everyone is accounted for is what will help to change the future of our planet. Businesses, governments and citizens, […]
28th March 2022

A Paws For Thought

4 weeks of non-stop pet appreciation! April is National Pet Month which means 30 days spent spoiling our furry or scaley friends (Even though every month […]
25th March 2022

MUM’S THE WORD AT ROYAL WILLIAM YARD THIS WEEKEND

With Mother’s Day fast approaching on Sunday 27th March, there is a plethora of engaging experiences and unique gifts available at Royal William Yard to surprise […]
25th March 2022

ROYAL WILLIAM YARD BRINGS NEW, NATIONALLY LOVED RESTAURANT TO THE CITY, AS PHO ANNOUNCES ITS ARRIVAL IN PLYMOUTH

A new arrival is set to join the vibrant array of places to eat and drink at Royal William Yard, with Vietnamese street food restaurant, Pho, […]
15th March 2022

Plymouth Ice Rink works with Plymouth Together Fund

This Easter holiday Plymouth Ice Rink, based at Plymouth Pavilions will be hosting a fundraising event called ‘Skate Together’ on Friday 22nd April 2022. Proceeds from […]
8th March 2022

2022 Plymouth VAWG Gala for Ending Violence Against Women

Ending Violence Against Women has been a cause on all our minds since the tragic loss of Bobbi-Anne McLeod in November of 2021. Across the city, […]
25th February 2022

International Women’s Day – Tricia Kennedy

We interviewed Tricia Kennedy, an award-winning Plymouth based businesswoman in light of International Women’s Day. Owner and founder of Mortgages 4 Plymouth, we found out all […]
24th February 2022

International Women’s Day

March 8th is a day that belongs to all women, everywhere. International Women’s Day highlights how women all over the world have fought, and still fight, […]
24th February 2022

Organising Your Kitchen

Choose the slow and minimal way of living by heading to your local produce store and refill shop to restock your kitchen this month. Fruity Roots […]
23rd February 2022

March Horoscopes Predictions & Compatibility

27th January 2022

Get Your Garden Ready For Summertime

Get a head start and begin pruning your garden ready for spring and summer. During the warmer months, we spend a lot more time in the […]
27th January 2022

THE ULTIMATE ROMANTIC RETREAT AT ROYAL WILLIAM YARD

Thriving waterside destination, Plymouth’s historic Royal William Yard has a whole host of things to do and delight in this Valentine’s Day. From dining experiences and […]
27th January 2022

Shop Local This Mother’s Day

Supporting local businesses is fundamental to the local economy, not to mention, they add so much character and variety to the high streets. Mother’s Day is […]
27th January 2022

PLYMOUTH BASED WOOD WORKSHOP ANNOUNCES MILLENNIUM MOVE

The Albion Workshop, Plymouth’s public access wood workshop facility, will soon be moving to a new, purpose-built workshop in the Millennium building on Union Street. After […]
25th January 2022

4 Health Strategies for Even the Busiest Person

Taking care of yourself can become overwhelming when you’re already taking care of your family or work responsibilities, but neglecting your body and mind can lead […]
10th January 2022

Epic event line-up to enjoy in Plymouth this year

From pirates to pyrotechnics, live music to military moments and food festivals to family fun, Plymouth’s 2022 calendar is jam-packed with unmissable events. The plan for […]
10th January 2022

HUB BOX SERVES UP A NEW FLAGSHIP PLYMOUTH RESTAURANT IN ROYAL WILLIAM YARD

Work is set to start this month on the new Hub Box restaurant at Royal William Yard, which is expected to open this Easter. The renowned […]
6th January 2022

INTERIOR DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2022

January calls for a fresh start and what better place to start than your home! We have found the top interior design trends for 2022 to […]
6th January 2022

LOCAL HOME RENOVATIONS

January marks the start of a new year, bringing with it hope, change and new year’s resolutions. Whether you’re looking to sell or if you just […]
6th January 2022

Shop Local in Plymouth

Since the after-effects from the pandemic hit small businesses across the country, we have been doing our bit to help our local, independent businesses in and […]
6th January 2022

Start Saving Money On Your Bills This January

January is the time for starting a fresh, making new year’s resolutions and a whole lot of change therefore, what better time to get your finances […]
5th January 2022

Dog-friendly walks near Plymouth

Every year in January, we celebrate National Walk Your Dog Month! As a way of celebrating this, we have found some of the best walks around […]
5th January 2022

Shake off the Monday blues

Blue Monday – January 15th 2022 The third Monday of January is supposedly the most depressing day of the year therefore we have compiled a list […]
13th December 2021

THE COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS IS ON! List of must-see and must-do activities for the festive season at RWY

December is here and the festivities are in full flow at Royal William Yard as social gatherings return. From markets under the stars and lights on […]
2nd November 2021

Local Action: Global Goals. The Festival for people who are #DoingBusinessDifferently

It’s the time of year when social enterprises in Plymouth and the surrounding areas raise their flags and get together to celebrate and share, and after […]
20th October 2021

Brand new Christmas lights set to bring new sparkle to Plymouth City Centre

Plymouth’s city centre will sparkle extra brightly this festive season with a new and spectacular display of Christmas lights, specially themed to reflect the city’s connections […]
6th October 2021

DANIEL O’DONNELL UK TOUR OCTOBER 2021 – Tickets on sale now!

  TICKET LINK: http://bit.ly/DanielODonnellTickets Loveable, Irish folk singer & TV personality with over 20 UK Top 40 albums and sales of 10 million records to date, […]
15th September 2021

IVYBRIDGE COUPLE RETIRE FROM DAME HANNAHS AFTER OVER 30 YEARS

An Ivybridge couple have recently retired from Dame Hannahs after working there for over 30 years. Trevor and Pam Cornwell have both been much valued members […]
10th September 2021

Experience best of Britain’s Ocean City at Plymouth Seafood and Harbour Festival

Seafood fans are in for a treat this September as the Plymouth Seafood and Harbour Festival returns to the Barbican and Sutton Harbour on 18 and 19 September. Organised by Plymouth […]
6th September 2021

It’s a marathon effort, as Argyle, Albion and Patriots team up for Plymouth charity!

Virtual London marathon 2021 (Written by Laura Joint) Plymouth’s three major sports clubs have joined together in a team that will be running this year’s Virtual […]
23rd August 2021

A message from Plymouth Albion RFC

Trouble and strife is the unfortunate reality we come to expect in our news reports of the wider world. Such is the frequency of bad news […]
11th August 2021

SHERFORD PLOTS FOR THE FUTURE WITH ALLOTMENT BUILDING PLANS REVEALED

Ready, get set, grow! In celebration of National Allotment Week (9-15 August), Sherford residents will soon have access to a communal green getaway, with new plans […]
6th August 2021

GET READY, GET EXCITED, GET YOUR SKATES ON!

Today Plymouth Pavilions have announced the new timetable for the grand reopening of the city’s beloved Ice Rink on Friday 27 August and it’s a double […]
23rd July 2021

Plymouth’s waterfront looked it’s best for In Bloom judging

Plymouth’s Waterfront, from Royal William Yard to the Barbican and the Hoe, was looking its best as it welcomed the South West in Bloom judges yesterday. […]
21st July 2021

SHERFORD HITS IT OUT OF THE GROUND WITH PLANS FOR NEW CRICKET PAVILION

Fast becoming one of the region’s most exciting and thriving sports and leisure hubs, new plans have been submitted for Sherford’s first cricket pavilion. Closely following the […]
20th July 2021

MORIATY TO SUPPORT WILLE AND THE BANDITS Saturday 23 October 2021 7:30 pm

Pavilions Introduces is a hand curated program of events showcasing the South West’s finest talent in Plymouth Pavilions most intimate setting to date.   We are […]
18th July 2021

Plymouth SailGP poster immortalised in beautiful glass artwork

Local artist and owner of Plymouth Glass Gallery, Ian Nicholls, has recreated SailGP’s promotional poster for Plymouth as a stunning glass wall panel.   The artwork […]
6th July 2021

SHERFORD COMMUNITY SPIRIT TRANSFORMS GARDEN FOR SPECIAL LITTLE GIRL

Sherford’s thriving community spirit in action, the team responsible for the creation of the new town have shown their support for a local family, with a […]
6th July 2021

Spread the message: spread out and watch SailGP safely

We’ve got measures to keep people safe while they take part in SailGP but spectators need to do their bit too – that’s the message we’re […]
6th July 2021

VJ Day 75th + 1 Anniversary – The True End of WW2

Sunday 15th August 2021 VJ Day, is a time to reflect and show gratitude to our survivors for their bravery, dedication and sacrifice, to those who […]
15th June 2021

KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY AT DAME HANNAHS

Mollie Goodwin-Wright is the seventh member of the Goodwin family to work at Dame Hannahs. Mollie has joined her Nan Julie, Great Aunt Joyce, mother Leah […]
15th June 2021

PLYMOUTH PAVILIONS RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS!!

Roger Taylor – Outside Tour 2021. Show Date: Thursday 14 October 2021 Tickets Cost: £44.24 Tickets available from The Ticket Store at www.theticketstore.co.uk or by calling […]
11th June 2021

MDL’s Green Tech Boat Show – the first boat show dedicated to greener, more sustainable boating options

Over the weekend 19 -20 June, this brand new event at MDL Marinas’ Queen Anne’s Battery in Plymouth will showcase an exciting line-up of sustainable boating […]
8th June 2021

WHAT’S ON AT ROYAL WILLIAM YARD AS A BUMPER SUMMER OF STAYCATIONS BECKON

At the end of a largely sun-soaked half term and following on from English Tourism Week, all signs point to this as the start of a […]
8th June 2021

IT’S A SLAM DUNK AT SHERFORD AS SPECIAL GUESTS OPEN NEW GAMES AREA IN STYLE

Sherford’s new multi-use games area  (MUGA) has been opened by professional basketball team Plymouth Raiders, who took to the court to shoot hoops with local children. In […]
4th June 2021

Plymouth’s Tourist Information Centre is summer ready after refurb

The Tourist Information Centre in Plymouth has been given a refresh ahead of what’s set to be an incredibly busy summer. Located on the Barbican, close […]
19th May 2021

SHERFORD BECOMES THE PLACE TO PLAY AS NEW PLAYGROUND, SKATEPARK AND GAMES AREA OPEN… AND THERE’S MORE TO COME!

The gates have opened for a massive array of new facilities at Sherford, providing fun for all the family and turning Sherford into a must-visit destination. An exciting and expansive new […]
31st March 2021

NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH NATIONAL CHARITY HELPS VETERANS AND SERVICE LEAVERS BUILD A NEW FUTURE AT SHERFORD

A new partnership has been forged between City College Plymouth and Building Heroes, to deliver construction skills courses at a specialist training centre at Sherford, to […]
22nd March 2021

SCHOOL SAFETY NO BARRIER TO PLAYGROUND FUN AT SHERFORD

Housebuilders at Sherford have stepped in to save the day for resident primary school, Sherford Vale, as pupils made their return this week, donating equipment to […]
18th March 2021

Large Scale Music Event Announced for Plymouth this summer!!

1 Big Summer, a 3-day music event in Plymouth, has just been announced. The event will take place on Plymouth Hoe on the August bank holiday […]
16th March 2021

SAVE OUR SANCTUARY: CHARITY ON THE BRINK OF COLLAPSE

“As a team, we find ourselves in a heart-breaking situation, this is very raw for us and we are desperately trying to find a way forward” […]
11th March 2021

MAKING MOTHER’S DAY MEMORABLE WITH LOCAL TREATS FROM ROYAL WILLIAM YARD

This Mother’s Day – Sunday 14th March – there is an abundance of thoughtful and unique gifts available right on the doorstep, making it easy to […]
17th February 2021

Sherford’s next chapter begins, with grand green goals and a family focus

Work has started on the crucial next stage of Sherford, which will see yet more of the grand vision for the town come to life. The […]
4th February 2021

VALENTINE’S DAY FOOD & DRINK

Valentine’s Day cannot be complete without a bottle of your favourite bubbly and a box of indulgent chocolates. We have found the very best sparkling wine, […]
2nd February 2021

LOVE IN LOCKDOWN, ROYAL WILLIAM YARD STYLE

This Valentine’s Day, Royal William Yard has plenty on offer to help couples celebrate in style and keep the sparks flying! From delicious at-home dining experiences […]
1st February 2021

WINTER WELLNESS AND MINDFUL MOMENTS AT ROYAL WILLIAM YARD

As the latest lockdown rolls on, Royal William Yard is open for those seeking a safe sanctuary to exercise, experience mindful moments in the great outdoors, […]
11th January 2021

2021 OFF TO A BRIGHT START FOR SKILLS IN THE SOUTH WEST: SHERFORD SECURES FUTURE FOR CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION

The future of Sherford Skills Training Centre has been secured thanks to recent funding from the Construction Industry Trade Board (CITB). Awarded for the commitment to […]
11th January 2021

Our Space Launches Inspiring Collection of Digital Creative Writing

Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Our Space project members are launching a new digital collection of creative writing on Wednesday 13 January. In March 2020 as the world […]
11th January 2021

Horse, who spent over 3,500 days in charity’s care, is finally adopted

While coronavirus really hit Hoofbeats Sanctuary, a local Plymouth charity, hard last year and continues to do so in 2021, the charity’s small team of volunteers […]
8th January 2021

Pub food donated to Plymouth families in lockdown

Over £200 of fresh food has been distributed to local families due to the kindness of staff at the Wetherspoon’s pub, the Gog and Magog.   Chef […]
8th December 2020

NATIONAL LOTTERY PLAYERS TO GET FREE TICKETS TO THEATRE ROYAL PLYMOUTH PANTO THIS CHRISTMAS

HUNDREDS OF TICKETS UP FOR GRABS TO THANK PLAYERS FOR RAISING £30 MILLION EACH WEEK Hundreds of National Lottery players will have the chance to go […]
2nd December 2020

Winter on the waterfront: polar bears, light displays and great shopping

Plymouth’s waterfront is still set to enjoy a sprinkling of magic this Christmas, with light displays, family friendly activities and safe shopping to enjoy. The Christmas […]
30th November 2020

Plymouth charity supports disadvantaged young people through lockdown and beyond

Young people in Ernesettle and Whitleigh say youth workers with the charity Barefoot cared about their mental health when all other areas of support disappeared.  Plymouth […]
30th November 2020

The Show Must Go Online

With the whole country back in lockdown this month and theatres and music venues amongst the hardest hit from the current pandemic, the UK’s number one […]
30th November 2020

British Firework Championships back with a bang in 2021

The British Firework Championships, held annually in Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, will return on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 August 2021. The spectacular pyrotechnics competition, hosted […]
30th November 2020

Theatre Royal Plymouth Announce Funky Llama Club Night At Home!

Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Funky Llama is back and like you have never seen before! This January they are bringing their funky, futuristic Club Night event straight […]
18th November 2020

Enjoy the sparkling streets of Plymouth city centre this Christmas

This Thursday, the Christmas lights in Plymouth city centre and Drake Circus will be switched on, illuminating the streets and bringing some much-needed festive cheer to […]
11th November 2020

WonderZoo

Once again, WonderZoo have lots of exciting plans for this month, with two online events to keep you going in Lockdown 2! On November 12th, we […]
11th November 2020

THEATRE ROYAL PLYMOUTH PANTOMIME TO STAGE AN ALL-NEW, SOCIALLY DISTANCED PRODUCTION OF ROBINSON CRUSOE

FROM THE COBBLES OF CORRIE TO THE ROYAL PARADE, LES DENNIS AND CONNOR McINTYRE LEAD THE CAST OF THIS YEAR’S NEWLY ANNOUNCED SWASHBUCKLING PANTOMIME Theatre Royal […]
6th November 2020

Plan to boost Plymouth’s ethical businesses as part of Covid recovery

Plymouth Social Enterprise Network (PSEN) is launching its Social Enterprise Strategy – a five-year plan to boost Plymouth’s economy through the greater use and support of […]
3rd November 2020

TESCO DONATE PUMPKINS TO DAME HANNAHS

Staff at Tesco Lee Mill near Ivybridge generously donated a large trolley full of pumpkins to the young adults at Dame Hannahs.   The young people […]
30th October 2020

A TALE OF TWO HALVES: SHERFORD’S NEW PARK CELEBRATES WHERE PLYMOUTH AND THE SOUTH HAMS MEET

Work is soon to be completed on a special park in the midst of the new community of Sherford, loaded with symbolism and fascinating new features. […]
9th October 2020

NEW CHOCOLATE SHOP HITS THE SWEET SPOT AT ROYAL WILLIAM YARD

Visitors are in for a treat at Royal William Yard, as an independent chocolatier has moved to the historic waterfront destination. Domea Favour – pronounced “do-me-a […]
8th October 2020

Fiver Fest in Plymouth

7 October 2021 Plymouth’s independent shops and businesses are joining in with the Totally Locally national Fiver Fest – a high street shopping campaign Thousands of […]
2nd October 2020

The Box- Press Viewing

  The team at OM Plymouth were fortunate to be invited to the press viewing of The Box, Plymouth on Tuesday 22nd September. Having postponed its […]
15th September 2020

SUPER SUMMER OF STAYCATIONS AT ROYAL WILLIAM YARD

This was the summer of staycations, with Devon and Cornwall proving a national hotspot and prompting plenty of visits to historic waterfront destination, Royal William Yard. Resident restaurants and […]
26th August 2020

Chestnut Appeal: Vegetables Are Super!

Raising awareness of Men’s Cancers is at the heart of everything we do, and for 20 years we’ve aimed to make a marked difference to men’s […]
26th August 2020

Hoofbeats Equine Rehabilitation Sanctuary

Charity set to resume fundraising efforts with a bumper dog show   A Plymouth animal charity is excited to begin their fundraising efforts once again in […]
26th March 2020

Stay Connected to your Community and Fight Coronavirus

We are currently facing what has become our greatest public health emergency in living memory. The Government have pleaded for 250,000 people to help the NHS […]
25th March 2020

National Pet Month

April is National Pet Month, so lets get together with our furry friends and raise awareness about responsible pet ownership for our much loved pets! Being […]
25th March 2020

Stress Awareness Month

This April welcomes stress awareness month! Presenting a conversation about one of the most common mental illness which affects almost half (39%) of the British population […]
25th March 2020

Dealing with Cabin Fever

One in five workers – around six million people – could be forced to stay home during the peak of the coronavirus outbreak. As cases of […]
25th March 2020

Coronavirus – How to Stay Safe

The Governments guidelines are changing daily, we need to abide by the latest requirements and ensure we are staying home (Governments guidelines updated 23 March 2020). […]
24th February 2020

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is on Sunday 22nd of March and it’s time to show your mum that you really do care about her. Go and pick up […]
24th February 2020

National Bed Month

Throughout March it’s National Bed Month – a whole month dedicated to learning about the importance of a good night’s sleep and how to improve your […]
24th February 2020

Debt Awareness Week

Debt Awareness Week, starting on the 23rd of March is a chance to share the message that nobody needs to deal with debt on their own […]
24th February 2020

International Day of Forests

The importance of forests cannot be underestimated, and they are a part of our lives more than we realise. The 21st March brings us International Day […]
28th January 2020

National Pizza Day

The best day of the year has arrived… yes that’s right, the 9th of February is National Pizza Day! Sunday 9th February brings us National Pizza […]
28th January 2020

Buying a Home in 2020

Is buying a home on your mind in 2020? New build or second-hand home? Are you a first-time buyer or just looking into resizing? We’ve done […]
28th January 2020

How to Avoid the Winter Flu

Winter is the season of sneezes and stuffy noses. To avoid this year’s infuriating flu read our top 10 tips and tricks to keep clear of […]
28th January 2020

National Heart Month

We all know that making healthy choices can help us feel better and live longer. By creating new healthy habits now, like eating good food and […]
2nd January 2020

New Year’s Resolutions

Many of us will make a New Year’s resolution in the hope of sparking change, but according to research, only very few people will accomplish their […]
2nd January 2020

Samaritans Brew Monday

The third Monday of January is supposedly the most depressing day of the year and has become known as ‘Blue Monday’. Samaritans have transformed Blue Monday […]
27th November 2019

Handmade Gifts this Christmas

Instead of fighting the shopping crowds this Christmas why not get crafty by creating your own personalised presents for your loved ones. Every year people swarm […]
27th November 2019

An Eco-Friendly Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching it’s easy to forget how much our holiday habits impact the environment. Be proactive for our planet and read our 5 easy […]
27th November 2019

Christmas Jumper Day

It’s time to reveal your jolliest jumpers because Friday 13th December is Christmas Jumper Day and we want you to get your friends, family, and colleagues […]
27th November 2019

Entertain the Kids this Christmas

It’s the countdown to Christmas and the children can hardly contain their excitement for the sound of Santa’s sleigh! Make Christmas come that little bit quicker […]
30th October 2019

Countdown To Christmas

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year and the build-up makes it even better. The 1st of December brings a host of excitement, taking […]
30th October 2019

Remembrance Day

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of […]
30th October 2019

Dining Out this Christmas

Take the stress out of the festive season and consider dining out at your favourite restaurants for Christmas and New Year While the Christmas period is […]
30th October 2019

Christmas Experiences for all the Family

Christmas is the most wonderful holiday of the year to spend much needed time with your family and friends. So why not give the gift of […]
25th September 2019

Make a Difference This October – Go Sober for October!

This October Macmillan Cancer Support are challenging you to give up drinking alcohol for the month to raise money to help them support even more people […]
25th September 2019

The History of Halloween

Halloween is celebrated on 31st of October every year across the world, but how did it begin? Where did it begin? And how is it celebrated […]
25th September 2019

Autumn Days Out – Get out this October!

Autumn has arrived but that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and about with the family for some fun days out this October, check out our […]
28th August 2019

Summer Days Out – Late Summer Get-a-ways!

Summer is nearly over so why not treat yourself to a late summer break? Whether you’re heading out as a couple or with the family, there […]
28th August 2019

Suicide Prevention Day

The 10th September marks World Suicide Prevention Day – Alan Chatting from Plymouth Psychotherapy discusses what we can all do to help recognise the signs of […]
28th August 2019

Pension Awareness Day 2019

How much do you really know about pensions and are you really prepared for retirement? We’ve done some research to help educate you for Pension Awareness […]
28th August 2019

Dog Friendly Places

We all hate leaving our furry friends behind whilst we head out to have fun; why not plan your next adventure with your best friend? Whatever […]
9th August 2019

The 2019 Burgh Island Swim

The 2019 Chestnut Appeal Burgh Island Swim will take place on Sunday 22nd September Burgh Island is one of the most spectacular Round Island swims in […]
29th July 2019

Summer Days Out

We’re giving you our recommendations on ways you can entertain the family this summer and places to get away! It’s official – summer is here and […]
29th July 2019

National Days in August

Here in the UK, we don’t need a reason to pop open the bubbly or throw a party! We love a good celebration, whether you’ve had […]
26th June 2019

OM Recommends: Barbican Kitchen

Explore the dishes that celebrate the Tanner Brother’s 20 years in business 20 years on from when they opened their first restaurant, award-winning chefs Chris and […]
26th June 2019

Keeping Fit and Keeping Local

There are many different ways of getting in your 30-minutes of exercise a day, why not mix things up this Summer? Plymouth and its surrounding areas […]
26th June 2019

Summer Days Out

We have officially entered the start of the summer months, which means we should begin to enjoy warmer temperatures, longer days, and some proper sun. We’re […]
21st June 2019

Bring Your Dog to work Day

The saddest time of the day for most is waving goodbye to their furry friend as they leave for the working day. While there are gadgets […]
28th May 2019

5 Steps to Better Well-being

Improved health and happiness is a goal we all have – it’s the way we aim to achieve it that varies between each individual. Sometimes it’s […]
28th May 2019

Dying Matters: Learning To Talk About It

This editorial has been sponsored by Wyatt Brothers There are many topics and conversations in life that we continuously avoid unless we have to talk about […]
29th April 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

In a world that is continuing to open up to and making a consistent effort to understand those with mental health issues, it’s no surprise that […]
29th April 2019

World Oceans Day: How to do your bit for the Ocean here in Plymouth

OM chats to Summer Snell, Public Engagement Host at the National Marine Aquarium and member of the World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council for 2019. On […]
29th April 2019

Elmer’s Big Parade 2019 – St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth

If you have trotted past Toys R Us at the bottom end of the city centre recently, you may have seen the herd of elephants gathered […]
26th March 2019

How to up the Value of your Property

Spring is said to be the best time of year to start renovating your home. The warmer and dryer weather, longer days and the urge to […]
26th March 2019

Record-Breaking Pub Quiz Raises £5,000 for Local Charity Shekinah!

Engineering consultants, Services Design Solution Ltd (SDS) held their 5th annual charity pub quiz at the Walkabout Pub in Plymouth and raised a staggering £5,000 for […]
26th March 2019

Make Your House Lemony Fresh!

There are many things that people associate with spring: whether that be warmer weather, daylight savings time, flowers, the dread of pollen and hayfever! I’ve always […]