Have you returned your electoral form?

Plymouth City Council is reminding residents to make sure their details are up-to-date and accurate on the electoral register.

Around 118,000 household enquiry forms were posted to homes across the city in July as part of the annual voter registration canvass and reminders were sent out at the beginning of September. Around 80,000 forms have been returned so far.

Canvassers are...

Register for the Right to Build

If you are interested in building your own home in Plymouth, you can now register to do so.

Plymouth City Council is working to make it easier for people to build their own self build or custom build homes in the city. As of this month you can register for the right to build, under the Self and Custom House-building Act 2015 which you can do via our website.

The Government...

Time is running out to register to vote

If you haven’t registered to vote in this year’s local elections yet you have just days left,

The Plymouth City Council elections will take place on Thursday 5 May, along with the Police and Crime Commissioner elections.

Anyone who wants to vote in these elections and have their say must register by midnight on Monday 18 April.

The list of candidates standing in the...

There's still time to register to vote

With just one week to go before the 20 April registration deadline for the general election Plymouth City Council is calling for anyone who isn’t yet registered to go online and do so at

Local and national campaigns have been running over the last few months to remind voters that they can’t take part in the election unless they have registered.


Don't lose your voice! Register to vote

Plymouth City Council is encouraging any local residents not yet registered to vote, to go online now to register.

If you are not yet registered to vote, you won’t have the chance to have a say on who represents you. It can also impact on any applications you make for credit. This is because credit reference agencies use the electoral register to confirm where someone lives when they...

Make sure you register to be able to vote in May elections

Residents in Plymouth have three weeks left to register to vote so that they can have their say at this year’s local elections in May.

Everyone that is registered before Friday 7 February will be included in the next Register publication. Individuals that do not register will not be included in the Register and will not be able to vote.

Canvassers have been visiting households...

Parkinson’s disease patients invited to support research

Patients with Parkinson’s disease from across the Westcountry can now easily get involved with research to combat the condition, thanks to a new way to sign-up on the South West Dementias and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network (DeNDRoN) website.

The South West Parkinson’s Register has been developed by DeNDRoN in association with clinical research teams specialising in...