Plymstock

A third in Plymouth feel left behind by digital revolution

Authored by Sarah Muir

A third of people in Plymouth (31%)1 do not feel digitally confident according to research by Post Office Broadband. This is significantly higher than the national average, with one in five (20%) stating they don’t feel confident.

Two thirds (66%) of the local population would like support to improve their tech skills. As a result, Post Office Broadband is teaming up with Google...

Plymstock student to follow in the footsteps of international dance stars

Authored by News Desk

A talented young student from Plymstock will be taking part in a nine-date tour of the UK with a young dance company from one of the most prestigious performing arts schools in Britain.

Nineteen-year-old Ollie Selwood is a dance student at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts and is a member of the school's Encore Dance Company, which will be showcasing an exciting programme of...

Stagecoach wants your views on bus services

Authored by Mary

Stagecoach is asking customers for their views on key sections of its 2/2A/2B bus route which serves Mount Batten, Hooe, Plymstock, St Budeaux and Saltash.

The request for feedback follows changes made from 3 September that increased frequencies in the Plymstock area.

The company wish to hear whether residents of Hooe and Mount Batten prefer having a through link to Plymouth...

It's feeling festive at The Broadway

Authored by Mary

The Broadway Plymstock is now full of Christmas cheer following the spectacular light switch on event on Wednesday 22nd November.

Despite, severe yellow weather warnings and 50 mile per hour winds, the centres’ annual Christmas Extravaganza hosted by in Radio Plymouth officially marked the start of the festive season in the centre.

Plymouth’s Got Talent winner, Kallie Hudson...

The Broadway spook Plymstock locals with a fun-packed Halloween

Authored by News Desk

Families in Plymstock were treated to a fang-tastic Halloween last week, with The Broadway Shopping Centre’s array of spooky activity.

On freaky Friday 27th October, local youngsters enjoyed taking part in the centre’s Sydney spider hunt. Those who found a hidden creepy crawly simply phoned the number attached to Sydney for the chance to win a £50.00 voucher.

Kick-starting...

E-fit released following Plymstock indecent exposure incident

Authored by News Desk

Police release e-fit of man they want to speak to in connection with Plymstock indecent exposure incident.

The incident happened at Jennycliff Bay in Plymstock between 3.45pm and 4.45pm on Monday 4 September 2017.

An unknown man exposed himself in front of a girl and her family who were all on the beach near the rocks at the time.

PC Laura Watson said: “I am appealing...

Police appeal after attempted robbery in Plymstock

Authored by News Desk

Police are appealing for any witnesses following an attempt Robbery in the Dean Cross Road area of Plymstock on Monday 18 September 2017.

The incident happened between 11.15pm and 11.25pm. The victim, a male in his 30s, was sat on the benches alongside the park eating a snack. He was approached by a young man who was aged between 19-years-old to 20-years-old.

The offender then...

Appeal for witnesses to Plymstock hit and run

Authored by News Desk

Officers are appealing for witnesses following a hit-and-run collision in Plymstock, which left a 17-year-boy with leg injuries.

Police were notified around 11.15am on Sunday 30 July to reports of an incident on Wembury Road, between Blackstone Close and Crossroads garage, Elburton.

Witnesses at the scene report that a dark coloured vehicle, possibly an Audi which was...

Schools combine for Ten Tors event

Authored by ClareG

Better together – Ridgeway School and Devonport High School for Girls combine for the Ten Tors event in 2016. Once again the combined Ten Tors training group from Ridgeway School and Devonport High School for Girls have entered a strong set of teams at every distance for this year’s event. It is now thirteen years since former Ridgeway School Headteacher John Didymus introduced the Ten Tors event...

Appeal after woman assaulted in Plymstock

Authored by News Desk

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault that took place outside the Barton Doctors Surgery on Horn Lane, Plymstock.

At around 2pm on Thursday 31st March, a disagreement took place in the car park which led to a woman in her 60’s being struck in the face resulting in bruising under the eye.

The suspect is described as being a white man in his 20’s and of heavy...

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