Forget the A-Team…meet the M-Team – and some other heroes for hire too! Mansbridge Balment Plymouth is packing some punch into its latest promotional campaign with the help of a smash hit TV series from the 80s. The undercover A-Team captured the imagination of viewers as every week, a band of fugitives wanted for a […]

It’s pedal power for Nick – thanks to Plymotion Up to £5,000 grants are up for grabs from Plymotion Organisations in Plymouth can now apply for up to £5,000 for schemes to make it easier for their staff to travel to work either by bike, on foot, or by bus. Match funding of up to […]

Naval Medic’s bravery to be immortalised on canvas A painting of the first female sailor to earn Britain’s second highest military honour is due to be unveiled at HMS Raleigh in Cornwall on Friday 23 March. The painting of the then 21-year- old Naval medic Kate Nesbitt dashing across the battlefield in Afghanistan to save […]

Olivia’s pearl of an idea for a business A Plymouth woman has launched a luxury pearl jewellery business. Olivia Smith, whose husband is an officer in the Royal Marines in the city, has set out to create contemporary pearl jewellery at affordable prices. She has called the brand Olivia & Pearl and launched her online […]

A Livewire Youth Music Journey – One Young Man’s Story Article by Nigel Follett Many things have been said about Livewire Youth Music before, such as mentions of their famous rock star supporters such as Pete Townshend famously from The Who and AC/DCs frontman Brian Johnson, comments on their fantastic facilities or highlights on the […]

Helen Round’s new shop opens at Mt Edgcumbe Designer Maker, Helen Round has launched her first shop and studio early this month in the stunning grounds of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Cornwall, supported and warmly welcomed by Mount Edgcumbe Manager Chris Burton. Helen Round, Designer and Founder said: “Even the best laid plans couldn’t have […]

Top designers join Market Hall team Internationally renowned designers Hemingway Design, co-founded by Wayne Hemingway , has been appointed by RIO – the Real Ideas Organisation – to join the design team working on the Market Hall development in Devonport. With an impressive back catalogue of innovative and thoughtful design solutions, particularly for regeneration and […]

Expert advice from Roper James helped former dockyard worker to receive compensation Ray Jones worked in Devonport Dockyard for more than 40 years – and it eventually cost him his life. After starting work at the age of 15, Ray had a number of different jobs at the dockyard, including working on naval ships stripping […]

Big Lottery support helps the community to come together Stoke Stars were delighted to receive Big Lottery funding totalling nearly £5,000 to help them put on the Stoke Village and Blockhouse Park Fun Day on July 21. This year the activities will begin early with several workshops held in advance of the Fun Day in […]

Thank you for saving my life It was just after 12 noon on a Friday in December when Brogan Barnett, 23, and Danielle O’Hea, 25, nurses from Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, were on a day off searching for a Christmas jumper for Brogan to wear to their Christmas meal later that evening. They were close […]

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