Transport improvement scheme chosen for Derriford

Authored by Mary

Plans for improving traffic flow in the Derriford area have taken a major step forward with the selection of a preferred transport scheme for Derriford Roundabout and the William Prance Road junction.

The Derriford Transport Scheme is part of a ‘master plan’ of highway improvements that will help unlock development and deliver 9,000 new jobs and 3,000 new homes in the north of the city...

PCC small grants scheme supports 25 groups

Authored by News Desk

Organisations from across the Devon and Cornwall are celebrating after receiving awards from Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg’s small grants scheme.

In total, 25 groups have been awarded over £90,000 in the first round of grants.

The judging panel, which included an independent member representing Cornwall volunteer services forum, considered 171 applications and drew up...

Sheme to improve access into and around Plymouth rail station is now complete

Authored by Mary

Developed by Plymouth City Council and its highways contractor Amey in partnership with First Great Western and Network Rail, the scheme aims to better connect the train station with the city centre and has been part-funded by the Department for Transport (DfT) and Sustrans, the national walking and cycling charity.

Improvements include new footways between North Road East and the...

Still time to have your say on changes to Council Tax scheme

Authored by Mike Page

Residents in Plymouth have almost two weeks remaining to have their say on changes to the local Council Tax Support scheme.

Plymouth City Council has suggested reducing the financial burden on many families in the city by reducing the minimum amount of Council Tax they are required to pay from 25 per cent to 20 per cent from April 2014.

The existing local scheme, which has seen...


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