OM Blog Articles

27th November 2019

AUTUMN RECIPES TO WELCOME THE SEASON

Famed for their modern approach to classic British dining, acclaimed chefs, restauranteurs and brothers, Chris and James Tanner, are celebrating 20 years of serving up a […]
26th November 2019

SO HERE IT IS, MERRY CHRISTMAS AT ROYAL WILLIAM YARD

Visitors to Royal William Yard can get into the spirit of the season, with much to see and do for all ages, as the popular Plymouth […]
8th November 2019

Plymouth charity the Ocean Conservation Trust launches ambitious campaign to get as many people as possible thinking about the Ocean

Plymouth conservation charity, the Ocean Conservation Trust – which runs much-loved city attraction, the National Marine Aquarium – is launching an optimistic campaign to get people […]
1st November 2019

GLOSSYBOX GETS COSY WITH THEIR ‘WINTER WARMERS’ EDIT

This November, GLOSSYBOX is getting in the mood for roaring fires, spiced lattes, sizzling sparklers and cosy nights in with their ‘Winter Warmers’ edit. Brimming with […]
30th October 2019

ROYAL WILLIAM YARD CELEBRATES RETURN OF WINTER MARKET WITH LUXURY GIVEAWAY

Abundance of fine food, drink, gifts and exclusive offers available at the Good Food and Craft Market Kicking off a vibrant winter events calendar, the Royal […]
25th October 2019

RUSSELL KANE – THE FAST AND THE CURIOUS – 2019 TOUR

He’s back. The keenly-awaited brand new tour show is here. Packing more energy than a Duracell factory, Russell’ s RS Turbo laugh engine will motor through […]
23rd October 2019

GLOSSYBOX release their first ever Mens Grooming Kit

GLOSSYBOX is releasing its first ever male focused box, the Grooming Kit! Just in time for Christmas, this Limited Edition is the perfect gift for the […]
17th October 2019

INDOOR ADVENTURE GOLF CENTRE SET TO SWING INTO PLYMOUTH

Paradise Island Adventure Golf to Tee-off at The Barcode An indoor adventure golf complex with the capacity to hold up to 300 players at a time […]
26th September 2019

Season of Plenty at Royal William Yard Autumn Market, With Pumpkin Carving and a Bumper Crop of Stalls and Exclusive Offers

It is set to be an abundant Autumn at Royal William Yard next month, as the award-winning Good Food and Craft market takes place on Sunday […]
26th September 2019

Try Walking Netball at Coombe Dean Sports Centre

Do you want to become a bit more active , improve your fitness, meet new friends and have fun. Walking netball may be for you. Walking […]
26th September 2019

Famous Faces found at Woodside

With so many animals coming through Woodside Animal Welfare Trust’s doors over the years, inspiration is often needed when giving new un-named arrivals a name. Providing […]
25th September 2019

Embrace your creativity at Royal William Yard this autumn!

This autumn is set to be one of discovery and creativity, as Royal William Yard’s Autumn of Arts makes its welcome return this month. Visitors will […]
2nd September 2019

Win your own Elmer the Elephant while supporting St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth

One of Plymouth’s most loved charities is offering you the opportunity to take home your very own Elmer the Elephant while supporting the vital care the […]
27th August 2019

Simple Summer Recipes for Success

Famed for their modern approach to classic British dining, acclaimed chefs, restauranteurs and brothers, Chris and James Tanner, are celebrating 20 years of serving up a […]
27th August 2019

Prepare to be WOWED at a Weekend of Wonder at Royal William Yard

Roll up, roll up; Plymouth’s renowned Weekend of Wonders returns to Royal William Yard for the fifth year in a row. Taking place from 11am to 3pm […]
8th August 2019

River Dart Country Park – Bounce at the Park returns in 2019!

Bounce at the Park returns in 2019! A day of fun-filled bounce sessions with a range of exciting inflatables to choose from! Taking place at popular […]
5th August 2019

Royal William Yard sets the scene for a Sensational Summer!

From seasonal favourites back by popular demand to new activities waiting to be discovered, a what’s on guide for upcoming events at this summer’s must-visit destination. […]
2nd August 2019

SHERFORD 2019: PROGRESS ON THE NEW COMMUNITY INCLUDES 2.3 MILLION BRICKS, 200 TRAINEES AND 255,000 TREES AND PLANTS

New figures have revealed the monumental progress being made in the construction of Sherford, one of the South West’s largest new community developments. Since house construction began […]
18th July 2019

NMA wins coveted award for its role in reducing plastic pollution in the city

A Plymouth conservation charity has won a coveted award for its commitment to working with the community to reduce single-use plastic pollution in the city – […]
16th July 2019

Sherford Officially Launches New Gardens Built by Local Students – PRESS RELEASE

Two new gardens have been opened today at Sherford, which have been entirely designed and built by local school children. Plymouth’s Deputy Lord Mayor officially opened the […]
8th July 2019

Lasting Powers of Attorney – a document more important than a Will?

It’s a controversial suggestion and perhaps one that you would immediately be inclined to disagree with. How can a document which gives people control over your […]
3rd July 2019

Elmer’s Big Parade – St Luke’s Hospice PRESS RELEASE

A homegrown hero of the storytelling world, who has ignited the imagination of millions worldwide with his bestselling children’s books featuring fiction’s favourite elephant, is returning […]
27th June 2019

Grade I listed structure at Royal William Yard reaches key construction milestone

Award winning regeneration company, Urban Splash, has progressed its transformation of the Melville building at Royal William Yard – with a ‘Topping Out’ ceremony held to […]
27th June 2019

Pavilions Introduces: The Native, Milo Gore & Pitcher | REVIEW

by Sophie Squires Lately, Plymouth feels as if it has been lacking in the music scene. In light of the closure of The Hub, people around […]
24th June 2019

Man On A Push Bike

There are many goals that we have set ourselves for 2019. Some of us want to improve our health, some bid to wake up earlier and […]
29th May 2019

Marina makes a splash with an abundance of waterside activities

This summer, dive into a vibrant calendar of waterside events at Royal William Yard. A focal point within Plymouth’s historic Royal William Yard, the bustling marina […]
29th May 2019

Slide into the Summer at Royal William Yard

Celebrate the return of summer as the Royal William Yard’s award-winning Good Food Market makes its welcome return on Sunday 2nd June. As well as sampling […]
17th May 2019

National Marine Aquarium challenges visitors to become Ocean Heroes this May Half Term

The National Marine Aquarium is gearing up for a week of challenges this May Half Term, giving visitors the chance to get involved in the battle […]
7th May 2019

The REAL LIVING WAGE not only changes lives it makes our businesses better. Here’s why:

The UK is home to three million children deemed to be in poverty, 70% of these come from working families. Theresa May declares every week that “work is […]
29th April 2019

Ivybridge Leisure Centre is transformed by huge £5.9 million investment

Community encouraged to try the new gym, studio, café and other facilities with free day pass A major investment of £5.9 million has been transforming Ivybridge […]
18th April 2019

Guide Dogs appeal for volunteers in Plymouth

There are around 2 million people living with sight loss in the UK. Guide Dogs aims to support people with a visual impairment to keep their […]
17th April 2019

Squiggly Wiggly Giant Squid splashes back to Royal William Yard for the Summer

One of Royal William Yard’s largest and most famous residents is set to make a big splash again this summer, with the Squiggly Wiggly Giant Squid […]
16th April 2019

Plymouth Young Carers treated to Ocean-themed fun at National Marine Aquarium

Young carers in Plymouth are being given the chance to take a break and connect with our Ocean here in the city thanks to a new […]
4th April 2019

Knife crime: Social ventures can help repair the damage austerity has left behind

Written by Benjamin Stein Whitleigh is a small district in Plymouth that I walk through most nights after work. Last month, it was the location of a […]
1st April 2019

Children at Sherford school celebrate World Book Day donation from Taylor Wimpey

Children at Sherford Vale School will soon be able to enjoy reading a collection of new books thanks to a donation from Taylor Wimpey. The homebuilder […]
28th March 2019

Dartmoor Zoo welcomes two lionesses

African lionesses, Kimya and Nikita, are welcomed to Dartmoor Zoo Family attraction, Dartmoor Zoo, has welcomed two lionesses from Longleat Safari Park. Ten-year-old sisters, Kimya and […]
14th March 2019

Woodside Animal Welfare Trust

View Woodside’s Editorial in our magazine on page 11, or keep scrolling to read it below: Plymouth based charity Woodside Animal Welfare Trust has been rescuing […]
7th March 2019

Plymouth’s most influential women

International Women’s Day, the best time to show appreciation for the women of the world.  Here in Plymouth, there are many empowering women who have fought […]
6th March 2019

Meet the Plymouth athlete who will competing in the Special Olympic World Games

After being selected for the Great Britain Team, local athlete Steven Dodd is all set to compete in the Special Olympics World Games next week. Steven […]
5th March 2019

Find out how Families for Children can offer a lifetime of support

Families for Children Trust is a Specialist Adoption Agency and charitable trust based in the South West. At Families for Children, they believe that the best […]
5th March 2019

MTV Music Week Plymouth Returns!

MTV will be turning up the volume for #Plymouth as it returns to host a series of live music events, panels, workshops and talks across one […]
23rd March 2018

Shapla Balti support local family seeking Type 1 diabetes cure

Becky Moore from Plymouth will run the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 22 April for JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity.  As part of her […]
23rd March 2018

Introducing The Duke of Cornwall’s New Head Chef

Meet Nick Reed – Our New Head Chef! We are delighted to announce that we have appointed a new Head Chef to lead our Award winning […]
9th January 2018

Bristol Calendar Girls raise money for charity

The winners and reserves of this year’s Bristol Calendar Girls competition travelled down to Plymouth on Saturday 2nd December to raise money on their annual Christmas […]
31st October 2017

The OM Team attend the Turtle Bay Launch Party!

On Sunday 22nd October, Turtle Bay threw open the doors of their Plymouth restaurant, following an exclusive VIP party that kicked things off in style! The […]
20th July 2017

Drake’s Island swim- Chestnut Appeal

The second annual Chestnut Appeal Drakes Island swim took place on Saturday 15th July.   This swim saw over 100 participants who set off from the […]
17th March 2017

The OM Team get invited to the launch of Marco Pierre White’s new Steakhouse

MARCO PIERRE WHITE ‘STEAKS’ HIS REPUTATION AT GRAND OPENING OF PLYMOUTH RESTAURANT Our Editor, Libbi Chapple, our Graphic Designer & Photographer, Tom Coles and our Sales […]