New The Original Factory Shop concession opens at Plympton Co-op

The Original Factory Shop, the UK’s leading local, value brand retailer, opens a concession inside the Co-op Ridgeway, Plympton, creating 10 new jobs in the local area.

The brand new concession, which occupies 3,648 square feet, will see the retailer bring its range of bargain-based clothing, pet products, electricals, homewares, a party shop service and reserve and collect to the...

Brook Inn stays connected to local community with virtual pub and takeaway meals

Local pub, the Brook Inn, Plympton, has been supporting its local community during the pandemic by launching ‘The Virtual Brook Inn’ for customers as well as working with Plympton Team Ministry to fulfil its food takeaway service.

The news, which comes after the Government requested the closure of all pubs, with the exception of those offering takeaway services, clearly demonstrates...

Plympton Academy celebrates World Book Day

Staff at Plympton Academy celebrated World Book Day by going to school as their favourite character from literature.

Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland was clearly a firm favourite as the White Rabbit, Queen of Hearts and Mad Hatter all appeared.

Students were encouraged to speak with staff about their favourite books and to ‘share a story’ with Nancy from Oliver Twist, Willy...

Braving the shave raises over £1,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

A Plymstock woman is feeling the cold a bit after shaving her head to raise fund for a cancer charity.

Gail Walker, audiologist assistant at Specsavers ‘braved the shave’ in aid of Macmillan outside the Plymstock store.

Gail says: ‘I am so grateful to everyone who has given me support and donated money to raise funds for a really worthwhile charity. This is nothing compared to...

Council grants planning permission for 14 new homes in Colebrook, Plympton

Plymouth City Council has granted South West property developer, Burrington Estates New Homes, planning permission for the creation of 14 new luxury homes on the former site of Colebrook House in Plympton.

Following discussions with the planning committee, a recommendation to approve from officers of Plymouth City Council, local councillors and the general public, planning permission...

TLC Thursdays at The Brook Inn

The Brook Inn at Plympton St Maurice is introducing a new weekly get-together for people in the local area who live alone, are feeling lonely or simply would like to meet more people.

Each Thursday afternoon (starting Thursday May 17th) from 3.30pm - 4.30pm, we’ll be offering a cuppa and a friendly venue to chat.... and it’s absolutely FREE.

TLC Thursdays were inspired when...

Plympton Bike Nights

There was a great turnout for the first Plympton Bike Nights at Plymouth Harley-Davidson and Triumph Plymouth and a nice lot of donations for Woodside Animal Welfare Trust and Jeremiah's Journey local charities.

Check back later for more pictures and details of the charity collection total.

Special thanks to all the volunteer marshals from Plymouth Chapter UK.


The Unforgettable Don Johnson

He may not be the 1980s cop from Miami Vice, but Plymouth’s Don Johnson makes an unforgettable impression on everyone he meets.

Don is probably one of the city’s most well known salesmen, working in the furniture industry for more than 20 years. It’s not just his enthusiasm, excellent product knowledge and customer care but the jokes just keep on coming too.

Yet he’s never...

From the Community - For the Community

Three Plympton firefighters proved popular on social media after one of their colleagues posted on the Fire Station Facebook page a photo of them in the back of a fire engine returning from a call-out. You may well have seen their photo as they are now part of Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Services recruitment campaign for on-call firefighters throughout Devon and Somerset.


Appeal after assault on physically disabled woman in Plympton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a physically disabled woman was sexually assaulted and punched in Plympton.

The 28-year-old Plympton woman was in her wheelchair on the Ridgeway around 3pm on Monday 25 September when she was grabbed from behind by a man.

The man touched her inappropriately several times while trying to grab her bag. He then punched her in the face....