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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 […]
9th June 2021

PLYMOUTH RESCUE DOG ROLO PREPARES FOR FINAL MISSION AT G7 SUMMIT

A hero police dog who joined the force after being rescued by a Plympton animal charity is preparing for his final mission, protecting world leaders at […]
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” […]
12th March 2021

A BLOOMING MARVELLOUS WAY TO CELEBRATE MAYFLOWER 400 AT SHERFORD

Pupils from Sherford Vale School are keeping the Mayflower celebrations in full flow, planting 150 special ‘Mayflower 400’ daffodil bulbs within the heart of the community. […]
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 […]
19th November 2020

‘PLUCKY’ TURKEYS SAVED FROM CHRISTMAS DINNER TABLE BY PLYMPTON ANIMAL SANCTUARY

While Christmas plans are gobbled up for many of us this year, two ‘plucky’ turkeys know exactly where they’ll be spending the festive season, after being […]
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

Cricket Club raises £1065 for Charity of the Year after Covid leaves funds short

 Plympton Cricket Club hand over a cheque for £1065 to Hoofbeats Sanctuary after a fundraising event was launched to help the charity recover from the devastating […]