Memory Matters Foundation receive £830 from the Freemasons

Every spring and autumn Freemasons from all parts of Devon would normally meet to give support local charities & organisations throughout the county who are in need of assistance, nominated by their local lodge.

This year The Lodge of Felicity in Plymouth selected “Memory Matters Foundation” to make the donation of £830, this is on top of a donation of £5049 given six months ago...

Plymouth Science Park welcomes their latest tenant Genese Solution


Genese Solution is a leading global digital transformation company with primary expertise in cloud computing, cloud native software development & cloud security. The business operates from six offices...

Graffiti Jam brings Civic Centre hoardings to life

Graffiti Jam brings Civic Centre hoardings to life

Plymouth’s Civic Centre has been given an urban makeover, thanks to a collaboration between Plymouth Artists Together (PAT), local graffiti artists and the civic skate community. The Grade II listed building, which was acquired by regeneration specialist, Urban Splash in 2015, now brings vibrant splashes of colour to the area to complement the Mayflower 400 mural, with the art receiving lots...

Derriford Hospital reintroduces limited visiting

We are reintroducing some limited visiting at Derriford Hospital from Monday 12 April in a safe and COVID-compliant way. This is in line with updated guidance from NHS England and the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown.

Where visiting is allowed on general wards, we have a Rule of 1. This means one visitor for one hour, once a day, per patient.

Each bed in our ward bays...

arland & Wolff Celebrate 160 Year Anniversary

Harland & Wolff, the national strategic asset, with four leading shipyards and fabrication facilities based in Belfast, Appledore, and Scotland is proud to be celebrating its 160th anniversary.

Founded on April 11 1861 by Sir Edward James Harland and Gustav Wilhelm Wolff, its heritage includes work on some of the most iconic ships, including the famous RMS Titanic, RMS Olympic...

Homes to be self-built by military veterans in Plymouth

Homes to be self-built by military veterans in Plymouth

Military veterans will have the opportunity to help build their own home as part of a new affordable housing development in Plymouth.

The Stirling Project will include 25 self-contained affordable homes to rent – up to 12 of which will be self-built by former service personnel in need of housing.

Leading housing association LiveWest has acquired the land from Plymouth City...

Drake Circus prepares to welcome back shoppers

Drake Circus prepares to welcome back shoppers

Drake Circus is preparing to welcome visitors back from next week, as the Government confirms that the country will move into Step 2 of its roadmap out of lockdown.

From Monday 12th April, non-essential stores such as JD Sports, Primark and New Look will be open once again, while restaurants such as Five Guys, Nando’s and Zizzi at The Barcode will be offering socially distanced...

Devonport Boxing Club in fighting form thanks to new funding

Devonport Boxing Club in fighting form thanks to new funding

Members of a Plymouth boxing club will be as pleased as punch to get back in the ring when lockdown ends ­– and they’ll be doing it in smart new kit.

Fighters at Devonport Amateur Boxing Club (DABC) are getting branded club gear for competitions thanks to a £1,000 grant from South West Water, alongside a host of new training equipment in the gym.

The popular club is free of...

Join the #BallsToCovid challenge

Over the last year, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has created a new rehabilitation service set up to help those recovering from trauma and illness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Strict infection control changes, as well as restrictions on visiting loved ones, meant rehabilitation teams needed to come up with a new way of making rehabilitation fun for patients. As a result,...

Thh Box, Plymouth

The Box to receive £211,500 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

The Box in Plymouth has received a further funding boost to help it deal with the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, thanks to a grant of £211,500 from the second round of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.

More than £300 million has been awarded to thousands of cultural organisations across the country in the latest round of support from the Culture Recovery...