WEDNESDAY 10 FEBRUARY  2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Government cladding announcement “inadequate” says Plymouth MP Plymouth MP Luke Pollard has responded to today’s announcement on cladding from the government, calling it “inadequate”. The Housing Secretary announced today that those who live in low-rise buildings with dangerous cladding will not be eligibleContinue Reading

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has made its decision on Grand Union’s long standing application to introduce competitive train services between South Wales and London. In its application, the ORR has acknowledged that Grand Union has proven: Capacity to operate 6 pairs of intercity trains between South WalesContinue Reading

Kingsbridge Community College, part of Education South West Multi-Academy Trust, has been appointed as one of only 87 Teaching School Hubs to lead a nationwide initiative. Kingsbridge has responsibility for leading the 317 schools across South Devon, Plymouth and Torbay. They will work in partnership with Colyton Grammar School whoContinue Reading

On 2nd March, in Auckland, New Zealand, the Dorset Regiment’s most distinguished veteran of the Second World War will celebrate his 100th birthday.  Having enlisted as a boy soldier in 1936 and served in India before the war, Denis Bounsall fought throughout the Siege of Malta.  His Brigade then ledContinue Reading

The Census is taking place on Sunday 21 March, 2021 Take part in Census 2021 Households across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the peopleContinue Reading

One of Plymouth’s oversubscribed secondary schools has joined the high-performing Thinking Schools Academy Trust. Plymouth High School for Girls and Thinking Schools have been in discussions and sharing practice in recent months, leading to the transfer of the school to the trust formally taking place today following approval by theContinue Reading