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Elliott’s Store Success Huge Congratulations are in order for the team of volunteers involved in the preservation and ongoing use of Elliott’s Store in Lower Fore Street. Led by Gerry Sweet, they have worked tirelessly for the last three years with the support of the museum development officer for Cornwall to achieve accredited museum status. […]

Loving homes sought for bunny boys Woodside Animal Sanctuary based in Elfordleigh, think they may have seven of the most unlucky baby bunnies. Six weeks on from their arrival the seven brothers are still looking for new homes. Having come from a home where they were too many to cope with, the brothers arrived at […]

£22m plan for Fort Bovisand Restoration plans get the go ahead for Fort Bovisand An ambitious project to restore the historic Fort Bovisand site has been given the green light by South Hams District Council and Historic England. “After owning Fort Bovisand for more than a decade we finally have agreement to a set of […]

Disability team are an absolute credit to Argyle By Chris Girdler, Publisher of the Plymouth Magazine Like thousands of Plymouth Argyle supporters I was really looking forward to the start of the new season back in League One. But just days before our first home match against much-fancied Charlton Athletic I ended up in A&E […]

Volunteers wage war on litter A new initiative has been launched in St Budeaux out of the good citizenship of a local citizen. Andy Blackwell has lived in Saltash Passage for 10 years now and regularly walked his dog around the area, picking up rubbish he felt was dangerous or unsightly. Although she is no […]

Top award from Michelin Guide for Carew Arms Who would have known that in a little over a year of trading, The Carew Arms in Antony would have been included in the Michelin Guide 2018 as a Regional Standout, as well as being recommended in the Good Pub Guide and hold their Award for both […]

Making the community safer Burraton Community Association has followed the example of other organisations in Saltash by providing lifesaving equipment at its community centre. The management committee felt that as the centre was used by so many community members of all ages and possible vulnerabilities, it would provide an additional service by installing a potentially […]

Fiona creates an Aladdin’s cave of beautiful accessories in Peverell A brilliant new shop has just opened on Trelawney Road in Peverell. Located on the junction of two roads, the entrance is actually on Barn Park Road. Many readers may remember it as Celebrities Hair Salon, but now it has been transformed into an Aladdin’s […]

Be scam aware and know what you’ve signed up for Scams by con artists have cost Plymouth residents around £600,000 in recent years and Plymouth City Council’s Trading Standards is working with Citizens Advice to raise awareness of consumer rights. The figure is revealed as we mark National Consumer Week (27 November to 1 December […]

Central Park gets further £2.6m boost Central Park improvements move into second phase. The second phase of improvements to Central Park have been approved with a further £2.6 million worth of funding. Since the scheme was announced in April, Plymouth City Council has been consulting residents on the plans for the park and have started […]

Plymouth Citybus and Cornwall Go Bus launch contactless payment Contactless payments are now available on all Plymouth Citybus services including those operating in East Cornwall under the Cornwall Go Bus banner. Buses are accepting contactless payment methods including bPay, Apple Pay, Android Pay, Visa and MasterCard. Customers can simply ask the driver for a ticket […]

Award for Rame’s first responders A Small Group of Cornish Volunteers receive award from South West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust for outstanding service. The South West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has honoured the eight volunteers who comprise the Rame Peninsula Community First Responders with a special award for their outstanding service. The Rame […]

Vicar’s wife Tanya hopes her new book will help those who wait for answers to life’s challenges Tanya Marlow is the wife of a Plymouth vicar. Her first book, Those Who Wait, has just been published. She wrote it over two years – from her bed. She explains how a life tragedy has shown her […]

Dandelion Pop is putting youngsters on map ‘I’d love to start a business!’ ‘It’s given me confidence!”We are tomorrows business leaders!’ These were quotes straight from the mouths of primary school children who are part of a business club at a local primary school in Plymouth. For several years College Road Primary School in Plymouth […]

Natural beauty of Dartmoor inspires Tara to launch range of organic skincare products A Plymouth beauty therapist has launched a new range of handmade organic skincare products inspired by the natural beauty of Dartmoor. Tara Leader, who is based in Woolwell, wanted to expand her home-based beauty therapy business – launched in 2014 under the […]

Inspire Wealth shares best practice alongside Prime Minister Theresa May Plymouth firm of independent wealth consultants, Inspire Wealth, appear alongside Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond in the 2016/17 Parliamentary Review. The annual review – which looks back on the year in industry and at Westminster – aims to showcase best […]

Cornish Man Engine to rise again next year The incredible Cornish Man Engine is coming back next year. The colossal engineering miracle is set to rise again and visit locations in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and beyond. After recent news of the win of the ‘Best Arts Project’ in the prestigious National Lottery Awards, it has […]

Support means so much to Saltash mum and daughter Saltash Rugby Club hosted a spectacular fundraising event on September 22, organised by mother and daughter Michelle Morritt and Charlotte Barriball. An evening of glamour and dancing made the most of the Rugby Club’s excellent facilities, and 15 stalls helped attendees get out their wallets to […]

Rame Gig Club’s crews take part in several events The Newquay Men’s County Championships were postponed until the 30th September, due to weather/sea conditions. Rame entered one crew which consisted of 3 x U/16’s, 2 x 17yr olds and not forgetting the one Vet rower. (photo 2 Rame are in “TARAN”) The sea conditions were “LUMPY”, with drizzly rain […]

Work underway on new Next store Work has started on a new 7,000 square metre Next store at the city’s Marsh Mills Gateway retail park. Over 150 jobs will be created as the multi-million pound project, which once complete, will strengthen the city’s position as a regional shopping destination. The brownfield site, which was recently […]

Christmas volunteering opportunities at Saltram There are opportunities to get involved at Saltram this winter with the introduction of new Christmas Guides. These roles are great chance to join a growing family of volunteers and take part in the festivities, without having to commit a lot of time. Saltram is becoming an ever more popular […]

Giving back time A popular Plymouth eatery is opening its doors in December for a Giving Back Day. Sally Baum, from Jolly Jacks in Mayflower Marina said: “Some of us are very fortunate…we have friends and loving families to share our lives with, but what about those who have lost those precious bonds and no […]

Make-over for cancer ward Newly-designed room offers young cancer patients a dedicated space whilst in hospital Young patients, who have received or are receiving treatment for cancer, at Derriford Hospital, have officially opened a newly-designed space on Bracken Ward. The dedicated room, which has been revamped to become a more age-appropriate space for our young […]

Mayflower Rowers in fine form at world championships Plymouth’s Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club have made their presence felt at the World Coastal Rowing Championships on Lake Geneva. A 26-strong party from the club, which is based in Richmond Walk, Devonport, travelled to the event at Thono-les-Bains. Four members were tasked with towing two quads and […]

It’s a very happy 10th birthday at Nibana Indian Restaurant & Takeaway! Plymouth’s multi-award winning Indian restaurant, Nibana, is celebrating 10 successful years by saying “thank you” to its customers with a range of special offers. The Crownhill restaurant marked its anniversary in September with 20% off restaurant bills for a week and is now […]

Derriford A&E rated as ‘good’ Patients rate their overall experience of Derriford’s Emergency Department as ‘good’, a national survey has revealed. In a survey by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust’s Emergency Department (referred to as Accident & Emergency in this survey) has scored well, with over eight out of ten patients […]

Drakes Diamond Gala raises over £15,000 for St Luke’s Drakes Diamond Gala Raises Thousands for local Charity Local jewellers Drakes raised a massive total of £15,600 for St Luke’s Hospice at their third Diamond Gala Ball at the Crowne Plaza, Plymouth. Over 330 guests attended and enjoyed a wonderful evening at the glitzy ball hosted […]

Saltash shirts reach as far away as Kenya Wear A Sports Shirt Day is a not for profit venture run by Julian Chenery who grew up in Saltash and still maintains strong links with the town. Julian attended Longstone Infant School, Saltash Junior School & Saltash Comprehensive School and was one of the founders of […]

Meet Cindy Willcocks – the driving force behind the amazing Operation Snow Dozens of people who are homeless, lonely or just down on their luck will be celebrating the Christmas spirit in style this year – thanks to Plymouth mum Cindy Willcocks. Cindy is the driving force behind Operation Snow, which was launched in 2015 […]

New Year 7 Students Settle in to Plymstock School Through Foxcove Experience Plymstock School’s annual trip to Foxcove for its new Year 7 pupils took place last week. Run as part of their transition from primary to secondary school, the 260 pupils engaged in team building, problem-solving and sporting activities. They slept in tents, cooked […]

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