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25th September 2020

Day of the Dead

Learn all about the two-day celebration that is often overlooked as the ‘Mexican’s version of Halloween’ Usually mistaken for Halloween, Day of the Dead is a […]
25th September 2020

Stoptober

REDUCE THE RISK OF COVID-19 AND QUIT SMOKING THIS OCTOBER! It is scientifically proven that if you stop smoking for 28 days, you are five times […]
25th September 2020

World Mental Health Day

On the 10th of October every year, we recognise World Mental Health Day. Find out more about mental health and how to make a difference on […]
25th September 2020

National Cholesterol Month

Help raise awareness about high cholesterol levels this October and learn more about cholesterol with HEART UK. Every year in October, efforts are made to raise […]
26th August 2020

Short Breaks & Getaways

Schools are back in September so now is the perfect time to plan a little getaway with you and you loved ones. What better place to […]
26th August 2020

Health After Lockdown

Finding a new normal can be challenging, so we are sharing some of our ideas on how to stay healthy after lockdown. Earlier in the year, […]
26th August 2020

The Autumn Equinox

  The Autumn Equinox is an important event that everyone can celebrate. Read on to find out more about what it is, the harvest moon, celebrations […]
29th July 2020

Back in Business

Being back in business can be a daunting time for many for employees and customers but getting out there and supporting your local businesses is needed […]
29th July 2020

Staycation: Devon & Cornwall

Now is the perfect time to be planning your very own staycation. Read on to find out what it is, why we should be ‘staycating’, the […]
29th July 2020

Cycle to Work Day

Cycle to work day is an important event that everyone can get involved in. Read on to find out more about what it is, the health […]
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). […]
5th March 2020

URBAN SPLASH CELEBRATES A DECADE OF COMMERCIAL SPACE AT ROYAL WILLIAM YARD WELCOMING TWO NEW OCCUPIERS TO THE LISTED WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT

Marking ten years since the first workspaces were launched there, award-winning regeneration company Urban Splash has announced two new occupiers to the listed waterfront development. Unleashing […]
12th February 2020

LOVE IS IN THE AIR AT ROYAL WILLIAM YARD

This February, Royal William Yard has everything you need to step up your Valentine’s Day celebrations. From delicious dining experiences courtesy of the Yard’s resident eateries […]
29th January 2020

Beacon Glass & Glazing – Your Local Glass and Glazing Specialists

Beacon Glass & Glazing based in Beacon Park, Plymouth deal with all aspects of Glass & Glazing, from supply only glass, window repairs & upgrades, shopfronts […]
24th January 2020

A LASTING LEGACY FOR LOCAL PEOPLE: SHERFORD SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE BOOSTS REGION’S CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, CREATING OVER 280 JOBS AND SUPPORTING OVER 100 APPRENTICES

Sherford, the new community currently under development in the South Hams, is supporting the growth of the local economy and employment landscape, with the town’s construction […]
14th January 2020

Jump into January with Wellness Season at Royal William Yard

Royal William Yard is inviting visitors to rid themselves of the January blues and embrace a season of health and wellness. From energetic coastal walks and […]
6th January 2020

Dining Experience Set To Raise Funds For Worthy Cause

Dine & Donate returns to Barbican Kitchen for its fifth year in aid of helping-hand charity, that supports Plymouth’s elderly Popular Plymouth brasserie, Barbican Kitchen, is […]
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 […]