GP group set to change the future of healthcare

A progressive GP group headquartered in Plymouth has expanded its presence across the region with a view to reinventing the traditional general practice structure, using funding from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

Crownhill Surgery in Plymouth is the latest surgery to be incorporated into the Pathfields Practice group, purchased with the support of a six-figure loan from the bank. The...

Police appeal following Crownhill blaze

Police are appealing for witnesses following a suspect arson in Crownhill, Plymouth.

Between 4-4.30pm on Sunday 14th June, three young men were seen in the Whin Bank Road area of Crownhill pulling the branches from a tree. The branches were subsequently set on fire outside the bedroom window of a 17-month-old child who luckily wasn’t in the room at the time.

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Appeal following Crownhill robbery

Police in Plymouth are appealing for witnesses and information following a robbery in the City.

The incident occurred between 10.45pm and 11pm on Wednesday 12 March in the Crownhill area of Plymouth.

The victim, a woman, aged in her 30s got off a bus at the Little Dock bus stop on Crownhill Road and walked towards Higher St Budeaux. She crossed over the road and walked...

Plymouth MP visits cutting-edge water treatment facility

South West Water has installed a cutting-edge water treatment facility at its Crownhill site in Plymouth, which is poised to revolutionise tap water production in the UK.

Alison Seabeck, MP for Plymouth Moor View, recently visited the small scale research facility, manufactured by PWN Technologies in the Netherlands. The facility, which is capable of processing 150,000 litres of water...

Call for on-call firefighters in Crownhill, Plympton and Plymstock

Could you be an on-call firefighter? Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service is holding recruitment open evenings for people who live or work within five minutes of Plymstock, Plympton or Crownhill fire stations.

On-call firefighters are paid to respond to emergencies from their workplace or from home when needed. Often they are self-employed or work for an employer within the area...

Plymouth teenager rescued from swing

Firefighters rescued a teenager at a Plymouth park after he got stuck in a child’s swing.

The 13-year-old had to be cut free at the play park in Rothesay Gardens, Crownhill, soon after 6pm on Sunday.

One fire engine from Crownhill attended.

Earlier in the day, two fire engines were called to reports of a small building fire in Carroll Road. Devon and Somerset Fire...

Plymouth man charged with series of burglaries across the region

A Plymouth man has been charged in connection with a series of burglaries across the region.

Stephen Ready, 32, from Crownhill in Plymouth, has been charged with three counts of commercial burglary and one of attempted burglary and is appearing at Truro Crown Court this morning.

The charges relate to burglaries at Matford Filling Station, Exminster, Exeter between 16-19 July...

The future of water treatment arrives in Plymouth

South West Water has installed a cutting-edge water treatment research facility at its Crownhill site in Plymouth which they claim may revolutionise tap water production in the UK.

As part of what it describes as its "long-term vision", South West Water plans to replace the water treatment works at Crownhill with a more efficient new works north of the city during the next five-year...

Work club to launch in Crownhill

A new 'work club' offering support and advice for jobseekers is being launched at Crownhill Library next week. The Crownhill Work Club will give people in the area a chance to meet others looking for work, share job hunting experiences and get advice on interview techniques, CVs and volunteering opportunities.

Chris Hunnings from Plymouth City Council’s library service said: “Research...