Dodgeball at Lipson Academy

Celebrating Diversity of Competition

THIS week sees the return of Lipson Academy’s annual School Sports Days, when the focus will be on celebration, as well as competition.

Every single student at the Academy will take part in the action-packed two-day schedule, with all the staff also participating in a whole-school festival of endeavour and achievement.

Head of PE Ed Goodman has organised a crammed timetable of...

County Selection for Jake, 15

YOUNG teenager Jake Weir has achieved his season's aim by being selected to run for Devon in next month's South West Inter-Counties Championships.

The 15-year-old Plymouth sprinter, who attends Lipson Academy, reached the county standard qualification time for the 200m in the recent Devon County & Schools Championships, in which he won the Under-17s' 100m and 200m sprints....

Plymouth pupils gift hundreds of schoolbags to children receiving Mary’s Meals

Pupils at a Plymouth school have gifted more than 600 filled schoolbags to impoverished children in Malawi, with the help of charity Mary’s Meals.

Lipson Vale Primary School has been a supporter of Mary’s Meals since 2009 and became involved with its Backpack Project after a volunteer from the charity gave a talk to pupils and staff.

The UK-based charity provides a daily meal...

Deliveroo expands across Plymouth

Deliveroo, the on-demand food delivery service, today announces its expansion to Mannamead, Lipson, Efford and Milehouse following a hugely successful launch in central Plymouth.

Deliveroo has seen its hyper-local approach to food delivery service thrive in areas with high population density and quality restaurants, making Mannamead, Lipson, Efford and Milehouse ideal new zones for the...

5 months of roadworks for tidal flood defence work

Work to install a new tidal flood defence wall along Embankment Road will begin next week.

The £340,000 scheme, which is funded by the Environment Agency through a Flood Defence Grant in Aid (GiA) allocation, will replace the existing railings along the Plym estuary with a new solid limestone wall.

The scheme, designed for Plymouth City Council by its highways contractor Amey,...