Plymouth

Hospital workers aim to walk 630 miles to help preserve coastal pathways

Staff from Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth, previously known locally as the Peninsula Treatment centre, have laced up their boots to kick-off a 630-mile walking challenge spanning the next 12 months, which aims to raise £1500 for the South West Coast Path Association (SWCPA).

Having chosen SWCPA as its ‘charity of the year,’ the hospital team aims to ace their challenge by...

Action packed live music show comes to Plymouth

Audiences can choose to be at the heart of the action, when the pioneering Paraorchestra bring their acclaimed show The Nature of Why to Theatre Royal Plymouth on Friday 01 and Saturday 02 March.

Conducted by its award-winning Artistic Director Charles Hazlewood, The Nature of Why fuses music and dance, with Paraorchestra inviting those attending the show to move amongst the...

Over-70s are embracing tech and changing stereotypes to stay connected to loved ones

PLYMOUTH’S over-70s are bucking the age-related stereotype by embracing digital technology to tackle social isolation and stay connected.

A recent survey asked people aged over 70 about their use of online platforms, with more than 80% of over-70s saying they were confident using the internet, social media, and tech devices.

The Specsavers survey, in partnership with Royal...

Plymouth pupils celebrate LGBT+ History Month

Plymouth pupils have been celebrating LGBT+ History Month this month with children from Marine Academy Primary’s Academy Parliament leading a LGBT+ assembly for Key Stage 2.

LGBT+ History Month runs for the whole of February and was first celebrated in 2005. The overall aim of LGBT+ History month is to promote equality and diversity for the benefit of the public. This is done by...

Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth in September

Following a sell-out tour of the best-selling crime novel of all time, And Then There Were None , Agatha Christie Ltd, Fiery Angel and Lucy Bailey (director of the West End hit Witness for the Prosecution) will bring Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of another Agatha Christie classic to the stage in 2024. The UK & Ireland tour of Murder on the Orient Express will open on 6 September at the Lowry...

Vospers strengthens Stellantis partnership in Plymouth

A popular destination for car shoppers, Vospers’ muti-franchise motor park at Marsh Mills in Plymouth has been undergoing re-development as Vospers strengthens its partnership with Stellantis.

Vospers is well-known in the South West to represent Fiat, Abarth, and Peugeot, with dealerships not only at the Plymouth head office motor park, but also in Exeter and Truro, and Torbay. With...

Only Fools And Horses The Musical coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth

Stick a pony in your pocket – The Trotters are back and coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth next May! The smash hit show Only Fools and Horses The Musical - direct from a record-breaking sold-out four-year run in London’s West End - featuring Del Boy, Rodney, Grandad, Cassandra, Raquel, Boycie, Marlene, Trigger, Denzil, Mickey Pearce, Mike the Barman, the Driscoll Brothers and all the gang, is...

Tom Fletcher’s The Creakers to launch at Theatre Royal Plymouth

International singer-songwriter and best-selling author, Tom Fletcher (McFly), brings his smash-hit book, The Creakers, to the stage in a brand-new musical perfect for young people and brave adults!

The world premiere stage production of The Creakers will begin its journey at Theatre Royal Plymouth from 25 October – 02 November with tickets going on sale to the general public on the...

Young AO delivery van fanatic gets chance to ride in one during dream VIP tour of depot 

A five-year-old obsessed with AO’s distinctive green delivery vans had his dream come true, when he was invited for a guided tour of his local depot.

Arthur Wright, from Plymouth, was invited to the online electricals retailer’s Exeter outbase and was given the VIP treatment. Arthur and his mum Caroline were greeted with picnic and a cake in the shape of an AO van, before he was...

Apprentice Ruby set for care sector success

A Plymouth teenager has embarked on a career in the care sector after looking after her grandparents ignited a passion for helping others.

Ruby Rose, 16, started a Health & Social Care Level 2 apprenticeship in October with leading training provider Realise while working at Wisteria House in Plymstock.

Speaking at the start of National Apprenticeship Week, Ruby said she...

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