Street Factory’s Roots Up! Hip Hop festival and mass dance challenge to open huge Mayflower 400 week

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Street Factory’s Roots Up! Hip Hop festival and mass dance challenge to open huge Mayflower 400 weekend on Plymouth Hoe

Hip hop culture steps into the spotlight in Plymouth when the award-winning Street Factory brings a bold, contemporary twist to the international Mayflower 400 finale commemorations with a mass community dance challenge and spectacular hip hop stage show.

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Sharon completes her husband Mike’s 100 mile mission for Devon Air Ambulance

Sharon completes her husband Mike’s 100 mile mission for Devon Air Ambulance

When Mike Clake had a cycle accident that left him paralysed from the chest down, one of the biggest concerns for him and his wife Sharon, was how their then 13-year old son, Max, would take the news. Sharon said, “Knowing his dad would never play football with him again, or be able to run with him, or do any of the things that they used to do… it was so hard.” But, to their surprise and...

Tesco and Help for Heroes launch urgent appeal for volunteers in Plymouth

Tesco is partnering with Help for Heroes to help raise vital funds for veterans wounded or injured in the line of duty - and Plymouth volunteers are needed.

With the Tesco Superstore hosting a collection in Transit Way as part of the first national event of its type this year, Tesco and the charity have launched an urgent appeal for people to volunteer a couple of hours in store to...

Mayflowerstone Limited plan to double turnover over the next two years

Worktop expert carves future growth

Plymouth-based fabricators of natural stone furnishings, Mayflowerstone Limited, has secured a six-figure funding package from Lombard Asset Finance to drive forward plans to double turnover over the next 2 years.

The £600,000 finance from Lombard Asset Finance will enable Mayflowerstone to increase the capacity, efficiency and the already high product quality of it’s workshop in...

Uber to launch UK’s first ‘Local cab’ pilot in Plymouth

Passengers in Plymouth will be able to book a trip with local operator Need-A-Cab via the Uber app

Uber has today announced a pilot of its new product, ‘Local cab’, which will enable passengers to book a trip with a local taxi company via the Uber app in Plymouth.

Anyone opening the Uber app in Plymouth will see the ‘Local cab’ option which will connect passengers to the taxi firm...

Blockbusters, classics and family films return to the Big Screen at Vue Plymouth this month

Film-lovers can look forward to a host of hotly-anticipated releases, family films, live sport, and many classics arriving at Vue Plymouth as the home of Big Screen Entertainment opens its doors again.

Tickets are now on sale at Vue for one of the most anticipated films of the year Cruella , allowing it to be enjoyed on the big screen as it was intended to be seen. This live-action...

Plymouth school raises over £6,000 for South Western Ambulance Charity

Plymouth school raises over £6,000 for South Western Ambulance Charity

Students from OneSchool Global Plymouth have raised £6,088.59 for South Western Ambulance Charity while taking part in a sponsored triathlon fundraising event.

The OSG Plymouth ‘Triathlon for Life’ event took place across two weeks and saw students walk, run, or cycle as far as they could within their local area, covering a collective distance of over 1,450 miles – the equivalent...

Rambert’s 2020 hit Draw From Within is reimagined for the stage

Rambert’s 2020 live-stream hit Draw From Within has been reimagined for the stage. The production from choreographer and director Wim Vandekeybus makes its UK debut marking the reopening of Theatre Royal Plymouth 27-28 May before a London premiere at Sadler’s Wells 2-5 June. The show will then reopen Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre 25-26 June. The performances mark the company’s first on-...

Revealed: The UK’s most missed smells during lockdown

In a survey conducted by BAT for VELO at the height of our nation-wide Lockdown, the UK’s best and worst smells have been revealed , along with the smells that the UK miss the most whilst staying safe at home.

While the UK’s favourite smell has been revealed to be that of freshly baked bread (30%), the smell that the nation has missed the most during lockdown is the smell of the...

Plymouth Tesco stores to hold extra summer Food Collection for children and families

Tesco is to hold an extra Food Collection in its Plymouth stores to support children and families this summer.

The collection will take place in Plymouth's large Tesco stores from July 15 to 17 and in Express stores from July 12 to August 28, with customers urged to donate long-life food to the Trussell Trust and FareShare to help them in their vital work to support families in need...