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Councils urged to sign 'motion for the ocean'

UK councils are being urged to sign a "motion for the ocean" – pledging to engage with citizens to promote ocean recovery.

Plymouth City Council, Falmouth Town Council and South Tyneside Council have already passed ocean recovery motions.

The team behind the project have created a model motion for councils to adapt and adopt, in the hope of creating a movement similar to...

Jurassic Fibre supports Exmouth with ultrafast full fibre network

Local broadband company Jurassic Fibre is providing ultrafast full fibre connectivity to key businesses and residential areas in Exmouth, including regional tourist centre Ocean and Exmouth Marina.

Popular entertainment and hospitality venue Ocean is the latest business in Exmouth to benefit from ultrafast, fibre-to-the-premises broadband provided by local award-winning ISP, Jurassic...

‘One of the most important films of our time’ comes to Dartmouth for one night only

For one night only, award-winning film ‘A Plastic Ocean’ will be coming to Dartmouth on Thursday 28 September for a rousing evening of inspiration, debate and enlightenment.

The feature-length documentary that Sir David Attenborough says is ‘one of the most important films of our time’, And that, ‘everyone should see this film”, is an eye-opening account of the eight million tonnes of...

‘One of the most important films of our time’ comes to Dartmouth for one night only

For one night only, award-winning film ‘A Plastic Ocean’ will be coming to Dartmouth on Thursday 28 September for a rousing evening of inspiration, debate and enlightenment.

The feature-length documentary that Sir David Attenborough says is ‘one of the most important films of our time’, And that, ‘everyone should see this film”, is an eye-opening account of the eight million tonnes of...

Do you know the country's top fisherman?

A national awards programme is looking for the UK’s foremost fishermen and the people of the South West are being asked to put forward their nominations. Designed to celebrate the hard work and dedication of all those within the fishing industry, the Fishing News Awards will see fishermen from across the UK and Ireland battle it out to be named the best in the British Isles in one of twelve...

Rose shortlisted for Tourism Superstar 2016

The country’s national tourist board, VisitEngland, has announced the shortlist for Tourism Superstar 2016 which includes Plymouth’s very own Rose MacInnes who is the Visitor Centre Supervisor at Plymouth’s Blackfriars Gin Distillery.

The Tourism Superstar campaign recognises the dedication and passion of those working in the tourism industry and is awarded to an individual who goes...

Ocean Studios’ Christmas Exhibition

Ocean Studios, situated at Royal William Yard, is hosting a Christmas exhibition featuring work from the artists based within the Studios, as well as a wide selection of original gifts.

Over 60 artists have had the first opportunity to present their work to be selected for Plymouth’s Ocean Studios’ inaugural residents’ show.

Entitled The Christmas Show, the exhibition offers...

Ocean MINI partner with Plymouth Pavilions to launch the Ocean Bar!

Plymouth Pavilions Preferential Members Bar will be officially launched as the Ocean Bar.

To celebrate this partnership, Ocean will be inviting VIP guests to experience the launch of their New MINI Clubman at Plymouth Pavilions this Saturday 31 October.

Kim Downer at Plymouth Pavilions said “we are delighted to be working with Ocean. We launched our corporate membership scheme...

Rockfish Blue Mile kick-starts Ocean City Festival

The Rockfish Blue Mile got Plymouth's 2015 Ocean City Festival off to a cracking start, with on-the-water action taking place off the Barbican and Hoe waterfront throughout the day on Saturday 5 September.

This was the fifth Plymouth Blue Mile and the first time with new sponsors Rockfish and charity partners, Plymouth-based The Shark Trust.

The day's events got under way in...

Another big year for jellyfish smacks

Massive barrel jellyfish have appeared in record numbers for a second consecutive year, whilst in July huge numbers of mauve stingers were reported off Guernsey, and the potentially dangerous Portuguese Man O War has been washing up on beaches in the South West.

The rise of jellyfish in UK seas can no longer be ignored, and that more dedicated research and monitoring is needed to...

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