East Devon re-opens majority of its parks sites

Some small sites with restricted access/egress points will remain closed in order to support Government’s social distancing guidance

Councillors at East Devon District Council have reviewed their decision to close parks and gardens at the commencement of lockdown and have agreed that the majority of the district’s large or easy to access park sites should be reopened to the public,...

More jobs on cards as Langage expands

Up to 100 jobs could be created in Plymouth thanks to a proposed expansion of the Council-owned Langage Business Park.

The Council is taking a pro-active approach and is to invest £3.2 million in the second phase of the park, creating commercial space ready for businesses to move into.

Phase 1 was completed earlier this year and the 30,000sqft high quality scheme was snapped up...

Record number of businesses join Plymouth Science Park

RECORD numbers of businesses have joined the Plymouth Science Park over the past three months.

Since June, 15 new businesses have relocated to the 25 acre site near Derriford Hospital which specialises in supporting businesses in the areas of science, technology, marine and digital.

The park is a world-class office, research and laboratory environment that provides the space,...

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...