New shows on sale NOW at Theatre Royal Plymouth

Four new shows are now on sale to the general public at Theatre Royal Plymouth!

Get tickets now for a Theatre Royal Plymouth production of NHS The Musical , a fast paced musical comedy that lifts the lid on the NHS. Followed closely by MUM , a thought-provoking, funny and honest new play shining a light on early motherhood, anxiety and mental health. This is an exciting new co-...

Jollyes celebrates makeover at Plymouth store

Jollyes celebrates makeover at Plymouth store - to delight of local dogs 

Manager Richard Weeks oversees revamp at store where he started as weekend help

Jollyes is celebrating a makeover at its Plymouth store which has created five new jobs and made the shopping experience for pet owners – and visiting dogs - even smoother than before.

The store at Coypool Retail Park, Marsh Mills, is already the third most successful in Jollyes’ network of nearly 70 UK...

Dodgeball at Lipson Academy

Celebrating Diversity of Competition

THIS week sees the return of Lipson Academy’s annual School Sports Days, when the focus will be on celebration, as well as competition.

Every single student at the Academy will take part in the action-packed two-day schedule, with all the staff also participating in a whole-school festival of endeavour and achievement.

Head of PE Ed Goodman has organised a crammed timetable of...

New public sculpture by Camille Walala comes to The Box

Plymouth’s highly acclaimed new museum, art gallery and archive is delighted to announce a new public art commission by internationally renowned artist Camille Walala. The commission, which is curated by Alter-Projects, is a major highlight of The Box’s summer 2021 programme. It will form part of a series of events and activations designed to bring its newly created public square, Tavistock...

Plymouth crisps company boosted by Tesco contract

Popular hand-cooked potato chips producer Burts is celebrating after securing a region-wide listing with Tesco.

The two businesses have struck a deal for three flavours of Burts’ crisps to be sold in more than 60 stores across the West Country – from Yeovil to Ilfracombe and Gloucester to Helston.

Sea Salt, Mature Cheddar & Spring Onion, and Sea Salt & Malt Vinegar...

Black Widow lands at Vue Plymouth

THIS July, the Avengers’ most feared operative returns to the home of big screen entertainment, as Black Widow arrives at Vue Plymouth – and tickets are on sale now.

From Wednesday 7 July, film lovers and Avengers fanatics can once again Get Lost in the Marvel Universe, as the long-awaited spy thriller recounts Natasha Romanoff’s pursuits in between Avengers Civil War and Avengers...

School Children across Plymouth take action to reduce harmful emissions around their schools

Journeys made on foot, by bike and scooter during Sustrans Big Pedal event could have created 37,000 kg of CO2 and 72 kg of NOx if pupil’s journeys to school had been made in cars

Sustrans Big Pedal, the UK’s largest walking, wheeling, cycling and scooting to school challenge saw 28 schools across Plymouth log an incredible 68,925 active journeys to school, totalling 10,000 hours of physical...

Hub Box announce new plant based menu following surge in demand

Award-winning Cornish burger joint, Hub Box, has recreated all of its real beef and chicken burger menu items in meat-free versions, following a surge in demand for more plant-based options across its restaurants.

Hub Box first pioneered street food culture in St. Ives, and now the eatery has partnered with the pioneers in the plant-based world - THISTM - to bring more meat...

County Selection for Jake, 15

YOUNG teenager Jake Weir has achieved his season's aim by being selected to run for Devon in next month's South West Inter-Counties Championships.

The 15-year-old Plymouth sprinter, who attends Lipson Academy, reached the county standard qualification time for the 200m in the recent Devon County & Schools Championships, in which he won the Under-17s' 100m and 200m sprints....

Poundland opens new Ivybridge store, bringing more choice and jobs

Ranges include PEP&CO clothing and homeware just in time for summer

Poundland will open a new store in Ivybridge, Devon, at 9am on Saturday 3 July, bringing shoppers more choice and creating jobs in the area.

The new store at 16 Erme Court will employ 12 colleagues and, at more than 3,600 square feet, the former Peacocks unit will offer shoppers a wide range of items at Poundland...