Council helps young people speak out

Plymouth City Council’s youth services team have been working with young people in Southway to produce a series of videos to showcase a number of exciting projects that they have been involved in.

One of the videos, produced in partnership with Foto Now, a Plymouth based company who specialise in photography and videography will now be used to help the Council to recruit youth workers...

Appeal for witnesses following major fire

Police and the Fire Service had to tackle a major fire in the Southway area of Plymouth on Monday night.

Police received reports of a fire at the disused Paper Converting Machine Factory in Southway at around 9.30pm on Monday 27th July.

A joint services operation between police, fire service and local authority Civil Protection Department was launched in response to the fire...

Police appeal for witnesses after Plymouth assault

Police in Plymouth are appealing for witnesses following an assault in the city on Saturday (19 October).

The victim, a 39-year-old local man, was threatened and assaulted in the incident at Kinnard Crescent in Southway in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Four suspects - three males and one female all described as being between 18 and 25-years-old - made off down the cut-...

Labour wins Southway by-election

Labour has won the Southway by-election, gaining the council seat from the Conservatives.

Jonny Morris won the vote for Labour on a turnout of 29.24% and will represent the ward alongside the existing Labour councillors Lorraine Parker and John Smith.

The UKIP candidate Peter Berrow was second, pushing the Conservative candidate, David Downie, into third place.


Southway by-election to be held next Thursday

A by-election will be held in Plymouth’s Southway ward on Thursday 27 June to fill the vacant seat left by Tom Browne who won the seat for the Conservatives in 2010.

There will be a total of six candidates contesting the ward. They are:

Ryan Aldred, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

Peter David Berrow, UKIP

David Alexander Downie, Conservative


Southway by-election to be held on 27 June

A by-election will be held in the Southway ward on Thursday 27 June.

The election is to fill the vacancy left by Tom Browne, who represented the Southway ward from 2006 until the end of April this year when he resigned as a councillor.

Plymouth Moor View Labour Party has already selected Johnny Morris as their candidate. Other parties are expected to confirm their...

New Homes Planned for Southway

A former council-owned factory, derelict for the last 4 years has been demolished to make way for a new affordable housing development which will provide 19 homes for local people.

The former PLUSS Centre in Clittaford Road, Southway, has been knocked down as part of Plymouth City Council’s Get Plymouth Building programme to redevelop a number of sites including brownfield and former...