Snow warden volunteers

Devon's Snow Wardens on standby as they mark 10th anniversary

With Devon’s Snow Wardens prepared to spring into action this weekend, they will also be marking the 10th anniversary of the volunteer scheme this year.

The scheme has gone from strength to strength since it was launched by Devon County Council in 2011 , and around 325 towns and parishes in the county currently have snow wardens.

In the event of a prolonged cold spell, the...

Children's Hospice South West

Children's Hospice South West Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2021 …and everyone is welcome to join the party!

During the last three decades, the charity has provided a safe haven of care, support and friendship for thousands of local families with a seriously ill child. And in its 30th year, supporters are being asked to help it create more cherished memories for many...

Vue Plymouth celebrates twenty blockbusting years

Vue Plymouth has marked its 20th birthday at the Barbican Leisure Park on Thursday, celebrating two decades as part of the community with a special cake.

The 15-screen venue was first opened as part of the Barbican Leisure Park in May 1999, and has since been screening the latest film, theatre, musical performances and more for happy customers in the city. To mark the anniversary,...

Plymouth’s Premier Hair Salon Celebrates a Decade of Excellence

Plymouth city centre has seen a lot of dramatic changes over the past few years causing numerous fledgling businesses to rise and fall. David & David Hair Salon in Plymouth’s city centre has ridden the wave of economic uncertainty for a decade and this year is proud to be celebrating its ten-year anniversary, making it one of the longest-standing and most successful hair salons in the city...

Festival of words and music celebrates 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death

The enduring influence of William Shakespeare will be celebrated through a series of musical performances, films and talks at Plymouth University.

Marking the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death, the 2016 Words and Music Festival – sponsored by the Suzanne Sparrow Plymouth Language School – will carry the theme of Celebrating Shakespeare.

It will include a theatrical...

Peninsula Dental School celebrates 10th anniversary

Plymouth University is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the announcement of the creation of the Peninsula Dental School, then the first new dental school in the UK for 40 years.

The announcement was made on 26th January 2006 and came after a declaration by the Government in 2004 about its plan to increase the number of dental training places in England.

The Peninsula Dental...

Centre celebrates its 15th anniversary

The Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre celebrated its 15th anniversary at the weekend.

Opened in 1999, the not-for-profit Mount Batten Centre is one of the largest activity centres in the UK.

The centre has welcomed thousands through its doors over the last 15 years and has trained, educated and provided lots of fun and laughter on both water and on land.


Kitsons Celebrate 5th Anniversary in Plymouth

Plymouth law firm Kitsons celebrated its 5th year in the city by hosting a special drinks reception for business professionals at The Millfields, Plymouth this week (Tuesday 30 April 2013).

Since opening in May 2008, the firm’s Plymouth office has strengthened its position in the city by adding to its range of disciplines including commercial, commercial property, family, employment...