Otter Nurseries and Radio Plymouth have announced the winners of this year’s scarecrow design competition.
This was the second year that the two organisations have teamed up to challenge children from local primary schools to design scarecrows for the chance to win gardening items for their school. The entries could either be drawn or made designs.
A huge programme of school improvement works at three city schools will get under way this year.
The building works totalling £1,184,500 have been approved by Council Leader Tudor Evans from the City Council’s Investment Board, to meet the cost of urgent building improvement works at Mount Tamar, Mount Wise Primary and Compton Primary Schools.
Just under £53 million pounds has already been invested in improving the quality of Plymouth’s schools and over the next 2 years another £3.3 million is set to be spent.
As the Council continues to drive forward growth in the city it’s essential the standard of school facilities is improved to keep up with the growing population, the investment in schools has not only been able to...