Amazon delivery team in Plymouth donate £2,500 to Jeremiah’s Journey

Plymouth charity welcomes support from Amazon

A Plymouth charity that provides support for children, young people and their families when facing grief has received a donation of £2,500 from the Amazon delivery station team in the city to help it continue to support the local community. Jeremiah’s Journey, a charity that offers free support to children and young people who have experienced or are anticipating a bereavement, received the...

MIRROR launches at Plymouth College of Art

Plymouth College of Art has announced the launch of MIRROR , an updated public gallery, events programme and online resource based within the college and built on the legacy of The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, which was established in 2006.

Following on from the success of the South West Showcase, a programme of mentoring and support for South West based artists that was...

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK: The Official Series Two tour gets even bigger!

More dates added to the UK's biggest ever Drag Race tour with an extra date for Plymouth

Drag Royalty will Ru-Turn in 2022 for the UK’s biggest ever Drag Race tour and the original 19-date tour has now been extended to 41 dates as shows continue to sell out across the country.

Join the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK for two evenings of endless eleganza extravaganza as this brand-new...

New Plymstock Fire Station starts to take shape

New fire station will help to protect the growing community

Work has begun on the new two-bay fire station at Plymstock. The groundworks and foundations have been completed and the steel frame structure is now being built.

This project is part of Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service’s ongoing investment into their buildings, to support firefighters in their daily roles....

Yarde Farm Ice Cream scoops a major industry award

Yarde Farm manufacture premium dairy ice cream and sorbets

Plymouth-based Yarde Farm Ice Cream has won a major accolade at the prestigious British Frozen Food Federation 2020 Annual Frozen Food Awards. Its Blackcurrant & Clotted Cream Ice Cream has scooped the award for the Best New Dessert/Ice Cream/Confectionery Product.

The brand produces premium ice cream and specialises in...

Stem cell transplant unit team moves to Plymouth Science Park

This month Plymouth Science Park welcomed the arrival of the NHS SW Peninsula Transplant Service’s stem cell transplant processing laboratory team to the Park.

The SW Peninsula Transplant Service (SWPTS) is dedicated to specialist adult haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, providing diagnosis, monitoring and treatment to adults with a range of blood malignancy health issues...

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...