Summer pawliday; 1/3 of Brits won’t go on holiday without their pet

Authored by News Desk

Following a recent survey that shows 85% of pet parents would rather a staycation in the UK than go abroad without their pets1, Lily’s Kitchen has offered it’s best tips on how and where to take pups away with them this year. This also follows statistics that show UK holiday searches and bookings are up by 1/3rd on this time last year2.

Leaving pets behind can be heart-breaking, with...

East Devon plans to reopen key toilets across the district in line with new Government measures

Authored by Mary

Following the Prime Minister’s statement at the weekend relaxing some of the ‘lockdown’ restrictions, East Devon District Council have undertaken a review to see whether it would be possible to re-open any of its toilets across the district.

From Wednesday 13 May 2020 people in England have been able to spend more time outdoors and enjoy a wider range of activities for any length of...

Santander officially opens redesigned branch in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

On Tuesday 7 January 2020, Santander UK will officially open its newly redesigned branch at 157-159 Armada Way, Plymouth, PL1 1JF. The new-look branch has been designed to deliver even better customer service and community-friendly banking.

The branch will be opened by Toby Gorniak MBE and Jo Gorniak, founders and directors of local charity Street Factory CIC, who will cut the ribbon...

Making a material difference to recycling

Authored by Mary

Five clothing banks will be installed in Plymouth at locations across the city as part of a push to reuse and recycle unwanted textiles.

JMP Wilcox will be installing the banks so that people can drop off old clothing shoes and even bedlinen and curtains so that they can get a second lease of life. However, items like duvets and pillows are not suitable in these recycling banks....

Santander help Wembury Pre School raise £2,466

Authored by Mary

Staff from Santander Plymouth Branch organised Wembury Pre School’s Christmas Bazaar raising amazing £1,233 to help purchase new equipment which will benefit the children who attend the pre-school.

This amount was then matched by the Santander Foundation taking the total to £2,466

Jo Romang – Pre School Supervisor said: "We are so grateful for this match funding which will...

Santander boost play scheme funds

Authored by Mary

Staff from Santander Plymouth Branch attended Honicknowle play group’s Christmas fair and raised an amazing £967.70 which will help the play group run their Summer Play Scheme.

This amount was then matched by the Santander Foundation taking the total to £1935.40

Denise Taylor, Play Care Manager said: "The money raised will help us to provide a play scheme which will run...

Santander opens new branch at Plymouth University

Authored by Mike Page

Santander has opened a new campus-based branch at Plymouth University as part of its commitment to support and build on our existing activity with universities and students throughout the UK.

The new Santander branch was opened by Luis Juste, Director of Santander Universities UK, Professor Wendy Purcell, VC of Plymouth University and Emma Lloyd, Branch Manager yesterday (Thursday)....

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