Union Street

Film: Remembrance (1982)

A sell-out in November, and now back by popular demand to coincide with Plymouth History Festival, Remembrance following a group of Devonport-based Royal Navy ratings, due to sail to America for a six-month NATO exercise. On their last night in port they go out on the town, hitting Plymouth's notorious Union Street district, with violent results.

The film features a distinctive Brian Eno soundtrack, significant early performances from British actors who have gone on to establish significant careers such as Gary Oldman, Timothy Spall and John Altman. It is also a compelling...

Film: Remembrance (1982)

Dir: Colin Gregg Running time: 117 mins Cert: PG

In the first screening of this film based on Plymouth’s notorious Union Street since the 1980s, Remembrance tells the tale of a group of Devonport-based Royal Navy personnel who go out on the town before they are due to set sail to America.

Featuring the distinctive Brian Eno soundtrack and significant, early performances from British actors Gary Oldman, Timothy Spall and John Altman who have gone on to establish significant careers, the film also features Plymouth residents who will reunite for the first time on this night...

CCTV appeal after pub handbag theft

Plymouth detectives would like to hear from anyone who knows the identity or whereabouts of either of the two men pictured in CCTV stills.

Officers would like to talk to them about a handbag theft that took place at around 1.30am in the Two Trees pub on Union Street on Sunday 1st February.

The handbag is described as a black, clutch-style bag which contained some bank notes, a...

Man who died in Union Street flat fire named

Police have named the man who died in the fire at a Plymouth flat on New Year’s Day as George Michael Somers, 43.

George was residing in Plymouth at the time but was originally from the London area.

A number of people needed to be rescued from the fire on Union Street and Mr Somers was pronounced dead at the scene.

Emergency services were called to the property at...

Man dies after a fire in Plymouth

A fire in a flat in Union Street Plymouth has left one man dead and a number of people needing to be rescued.

Emergency services were called to the property at around 2am on Thursday 1st January following reports of a major fire, leading to a mass evacuation including neighbouring flats as the fire spread.

Police closed the road between the Octagon and Stonehouse Bridge to...

GBH charge for Plymouth man over city bar attack

A 24-year-old man has been charged with grievious bodily harm following an alleged attack in a Plymouth nightspot .

Kyle Kessell will appear at Plymouth Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 9 October 2013.

Police reported the incident which took place at the Two Trees pub in Union Street, Plymouth on Sunday 14 July at around 2.50am, and resulted in a man having part of his ear...

Police investigate sexual assault in Plymouth nightspot

Police in Plymouth investigating a sexual assault in the city are asking for the public’s assistance.

Between midnight and 3am in the early hours of Saturday 3 August, a woman was approached by a man on the dance floor in the Union Rooms, Union Street and assaulted.

The man is described as white, clean shaven, with collar length brown hair, 5ft 8” tall, of slim build and...

Baby treated for smoke inhalation after fire on Union Street

A fire appliance from Greenbank was mobilised to Union Street, Plymouth, to investigate a fire alarm sounding. On arrival fire crews requested an additional appliance to a confirmed fire. This was also mobilised from Greenbank.

The incident involved a fire in a 3-storey terraced building, approximately 25m x 25m, used as shops and residential accommodation. The fire had spread from the...