Latest Plymouth, Devon Stories
Exercise in the open air is good for you, but if you want to reap the full benefits you should head for the coast or the countryside rather than an urban park.
Plymouth's Peninsula Medical School has appointed a new clinical research director.
Education support staff from Plymouth have raised pounds275 for the Devon Air Ambulance. The city's behaviour support team, based at Weston Mill Primary School, held a music evening at Hemerdon Village Hall. A variety of musical events took place which included family and friends performing.
I felt, like Victor Meldrew, "I don't believe it" after reading the revelations by James Brent and Paul Carroll of Plymouth City Development Company who advocate that Plymouth's occupants should 'talk up' Plymouth and stop whingeing, but then go on to state, "if we're promoting Plymouth to investors we shouldn't be saying we have a limited airport on our doorstep; we should say that we have a big airport just 45 minutes away at Exeter".
The 2007 competition had a record 1,875 entries and a total of 37,658 votes were registered - but this year's fun contest looks set to eclipse it.
Health chiefs have insisted Derriford Hospital staff performing hernia operations in Africa are doing so in their own time. Doctors and nurses involved with the charitable Operation Hernia mission are also funding their trip themselves.
UK-based Air Southwest has signed a new three-year deal with US-based Avis Rent A Car for customers across its whole route network.
Plymouth's Touchwood Musical Company is looking for young boys to appear in its production of Dick Whittington, which starts on November 19 at the Globe Theatre. Directors say they need 'a couple more boys aged eight to 12' to appear as rats and chorus members in the show.
Welcome to The Herald's new Education & Training pages. Every Monday we will be bringing you news, views and features on learning across the city. The page is supported by the education section of thisisplymouth, which also contains an archive of education stories.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.