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Bill and Ted’s Epic Adventure Continues at Vue Plymouth

Authored by Mary

One of the most legendary on-screen duos are reuniting after nearly 30 years for the third Bill and Ted film – Bill and Ted Face the Music, now showing at Vue Plymouth.

It’s finally happening – Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves are returning to their iconic roles of William "Bill" S. Preston Esq. and Theodore "Ted" Logan, as their time-travelling exploits continue. Two would-be rockers...

These are the most Googled ‘embarrassing’ health questions in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

We’re all guilty of symptom-searching on Google, especially when the concern is too “embarrassing” to speak to a GP. Covid-19 has also meant we’re now more likely than ever to skip the doctors, with GP appointments down 30 percent.

The problem is Dr. Google doesn’t always get it right. In fact, research shows Google is wrong a third of the time . Relying on a search engine for your...

Nearly half of Plymouth workers haven’t received mental health support despite rise in anxiety, study reveals

Authored by News Desk

A survey carried out by mental health organisation, TalkOut, has revealed that 48% of Plymouth workers haven’t received any mental health support or advice from their employer since the pandemic hit in March.

The study found that 33% of respondents had felt anxious and apprehensive about returning to work, while 37% said that their mental health is worse now compared to before the...

Peninsula NHS

South West nurse joins popular hospital as Ward Manager

Authored by Mary

A nurse who has dedicated her career to caring for patients in Devon and Cornwall, has joined popular hospital Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre as Ward Manager.

Marie Aitkenhead gained her Diploma in Adults in Acute Care Areas Adult Nursing at the University of Plymouth in 2007. She gained other qualifications at the University, culminating in a BSc in Health Studies in 2015.

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Mayflower 400

New Mayflower walk launched in Plymouth for 2020

Authored by Mary

Authors of Mayflower A Seachange, ( available on Amazon ), an independent historical travel guide, have launched a unique series of Mayflower Walks around the city of Plymouth which aims to reveal the secrets of Britain’s Ocean City and its link to the history of The Mayflower and the difficult global themes of migration, colonisation, pandemics and freedom.

The first walks will take...

Vue Plymouth provides more ways to switch off

Authored by News Desk

Vue Plymouth are boasting a slate of brand new content for cinema-lovers to enjoy this week.

Romantics will be looking forward to the love story of two young adults who must find out whether their love for one another is enough to overcome some unexpected differences. In After We Collided , the hotly anticipated sequel to the 2019 hit, After , viewers can watch as Tessa decides...

The 'Greenest People' in Great Britain - where does your city rank?

Authored by Mary

Research by Honda reveals where Brits are actively being eco-friendly in their everyday lives.

The league table below is based on household recycling data, domestic CO2 emissions and household eco measures, combined with survey responses from over 2,000 UK adults asking about smart meters, commuting methods and their attitudes toward being more environmentally friendly.

The...

Buckland Abbey, National Trust

National Trust reopens Buckland Abbey, near Plymouth

Authored by Mary

This week, the National Trust in the South West saw the doors of Buckland Abbey reopen to visitors for the first time in six months - with several new safety measures in place.

The reopening of the Abbey follows a successful phased opening of Buckland’s garden, estate, restaurant and shop since June where one-way systems and limited visitor numbers are tested safety measures that...

The Box

Ready, set, go! Ticket bookings for The Box go live

Authored by Mary

The build up to the opening of The Box is in the home straight with ticket bookings due to go live at 10am this Thursday (10 September).

The city’s new museum, gallery and archive opens on 29 September with amazing permanent galleries filled with highlights from Plymouth’s art, human history, natural history, film, photographic and archive collections.

Major commissions by...

Project Plan B explains recycling end of life garments

Authored by News Desk

Nearly 90 percent of UK workwear already ends up in landfill or incinerated every year, according to the Wrap Review of Corporatewear arisings and opportunities 2012; and Project Plan B has found that Covid-19 has exacerbated that problem.

Project Plan B offer a design to delivery full manufacturing service, with end of life recycling. Garments are carefully designed to be recycled...

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