The National Lottery Heritage Fund grants a £9.5million Heritage Horizon Award to UK’s first National Marine Park: Plymouth Sound

This ‘Park in the Sea’ will transform lives, employment, education, volunteering and tackle climate change

One of the world’s most important and visually stunning natural harbours,where the largest naval base in Europe meets fragile sea grass beds,Plymouth Sound and its Estuaries Special Area of Conservation have multiple designations for protected habitats and support over 1,000 species of...

Hidden Inspiration – Art Exhibition of Martin Bush's New Work at The Hidden Olive

A must-see exhibition of vibrant new and favourite works by Plymouth artist Martin Bush set in the excellent Hidden Olive restaurant.

Ballot papers received in battle for Waterfront BID

Plymouth’s Waterfront traders have received their ballot papers ahead of a crucial “yes” or “no” vote to continue the area’s Business Improvement District.

The Plymouth Waterfront Partnership has been lobbying its members to back Waterfront BID2 and allow the organisation to continue its work for a further five years.

The PWP team is hoping the hard work has paid off as they...

Ballot papers sent out as businesses come out in force to back Waterfront BID2

It’s decision time for businesses in the Plymouth Waterfront area as they vote on whether to continue the Business Improvement District for a further five years.

The ballot papers have been sent out to 877 voters, who will have the deciding say on whether to renew the Plymouth Waterfront Partnership’s Waterfront BID in a four-square mile area stretching from Stonehouse to Coxside and...

Businesses come out in force to back waterfront bid

Business leaders are being encouraged to put their faith in the Plymouth Waterfront Partnership and its bid to continue the area’s Business Improvement District for a further five years.

The Waterfront BID began in March 2012 and currently represents more than 660 businesses in a three-square mile area stretching from Royal William Yard to Queen Anne’s Battery Marina.

But the...

Work starts on waterfront project

Work starts this week to transform derelict changing rooms on Plymouth’s waterfront as part of a push to get more people to enjoy one of Britain’s Ocean City best assets.

Edwardian bathing facilities to the east of Tinside Lido are being turned into a store for kayaks and paddle boards ahead of an enterprise running the venture.

Planning consent has now been granted to install...

Ideas to create 21st century Waterfront city for Plymouth

Ideas that could bring parts of Plymouth’s foreshore to life along with identifying sites for hotels, housing, improved green spaces, heritage trails and public art are being put forward in a new masterplan for Plymouth’s historic Waterfront.

Wildflower and coastal grass could be planted on the fringe of the Hoe to remove its municipal feel and acknowledge its link with the sea, while...

Evening Ambassadors pilot hailed a success

A pilot scheme to keep people safe on nights out in Plymouth’s Waterfront Business Improvement District (BID) has been hailed a success.

The Evening Ambassadors scheme was a six-week pilot launched in December in which two teams of Ambassadors patrolled the area and used a radio network to report any issues directly to the Council’s CCTV Control Room. On Saturdays between 21 November...

Evening Ambassadors pilot starts in Plymouth

A new pilot scheme to help keep people safe on nights out in Plymouth’s Waterfront Business Improvement District (BID) has been launched.

The Evening Ambassadors is a joint scheme funded by Plymouth Waterfront Partnership, Plymouth City Council, the Safer Plymouth Partnership, and the Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner. The Ambassadors will patrol the area and be...

Plenty on at Plymouth's Waterfront this Christmas

Christmas shoppers are urged not to forget about the Waterfront this Christmas, where the Barbican, Sutton Harbour and Royal William Yard will also be joining in on the festivities with an abundance to see and do.

Waterfront Manager, Sarah Gibson, said: “Christmas in the Waterfront this year will be a Christmas extravaganza that people will not want to miss. Barbican, Sutton Harbour...