8 March 2022, London – Judge Elizabeth Cooke has been appointed as the new President of the Property Litigation Association (PLA), as Liz Peace CBE steps down from the role after a five-year term. Judge Cooke has been a Judge in the Lands Chamber of the Upper Tribunal since 2019. She wasContinue Reading

West Country PR agency Empica is the latest firm to join the Children’s Hospice South West Business Club 2022.   Children’s Hospice South West provides hospice care for children with life-limiting conditions and their whole family. Respite and short breaks, emergency care, palliative care and end of life care is provided at threeContinue Reading

The Lions Club of Plymouth carried out a collection organised by Lion Jim Shipton at various well known super markets throughout Plymouth over the two weeks prior to Christmas 2021 with the main aim to collect sufficient funds to help pay for a Panda Warmer (Hot Cot), for the HighContinue Reading

Exmouth RNLI volunteers were tasked to a report of an exhausted paddle boarder drifting off Orcombe Point, Exmouth this afternoon. At 2.11pm today Friday 4th March 2022, the volunteer crew of Exmouth RNLI inshore lifeboat D-805 George Bearman II were tasked by H.M. Coastguard to conduct a search in theContinue Reading

·         Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid visits the South West region as part of his week-long national ‘Road to Recovery’ tour   ·         Javid opens government-funded £56.7 million ground-breaking facility at Porton Down tackling COVID-19 and future health threats  ·         Visits follow government and NHS publishing COVID Backlog Recovery Plan to reduce waiting times, give patients more control overContinue Reading

Government reveals first old submarine to be recycled from Devonport’s submarine graveyard after pressure by local MP The government has revealed which of the nuclear submarines tied up in Devonport will be the first to be recycled, after a campaign by local MP Luke Pollard. Britain still has every nuclearContinue Reading

Plymouth Sutton and Devonport MP Luke Pollard has today [3/2/22] been asked by Keir Starmer to rejoin Labour’s frontbench, taking on the role of Shadow Minister for the Armed Forces. Luke will lead for Labour on military deployments, overseas operations, recruitment and cyber warfare. Luke Pollard MP said: “I’m delighted to beContinue Reading