Pictures From The Frontline

‘Pictures from the Frontline’,  exhibition is at City Museum and Art Gallery from Saturday 16 June to Saturday 7 July as part of Armed Forces Week. Details

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery


Red Arrows In Plymouth

On Armed Services Day from 5pm to 6pm there will be an air show, including the Red Arrows at around 5.40pm in Plymouth on the 30th June 2012. Full events here.

Red Arrows

Red Arrows


A Steam Past Of Military Ships

On the 30th june 2012, Armed Forces Day at 2pm there will be a steam past of military ships in Plymouth Sound Full timetable here

Plymouth Sound Ships Parade

Plymouth Sound Ships Parade


More People Signed The Petition To Save The Airport Than Used The Airport

This is Plymouth online site reported that “More people signed the petition to save the airport than used the airport” and Plymouth City Council won’t provide financial backing to reopen full story


Pavilions Facelift

Plymouth Argyle owner James Brent agreed with Plymouth City Council for the £83m investment in the city’s Pavilions site and Brent’s Five Directions Ltd (FDL) business will take over the existing ice rink and arena facilities in October. Full Story

Plymouth Pavillions Facelift

Plymouth Pavilions Facelift


Door Of Unity Ceremony

Friday 29 June 2012 Midday The annual ‘Door of Unity’ service at St. Andrew’s Church, Plymouth to commemorate the enduring peace between Britain and the United States ceremony will take place. Contact details

The Door of Unity, Plymouth

The Door of Unity, Plymouth http://www.plymbuzz.co.uk


Networking For Businesses

Where: China Fleet , Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6LJ U (UK)
Date: Wednesday Jul 4th 2012 -Wednesday Jul 4th 2012
Time: 9:30 am -3:30 pm

Agenda and details here of business networking event


Plymouth Armed Forces Week Opening Ceremony

On Monday 25th June 2012 at Midday, the Lord and Lady Mayoress will oversee the raising of the Armed Forces Day flag outside the Plymouth Guildhall at the opening ceremony. Details

Union Jack Flag

Union Jack Flag


Concert For Seafarers

27th June 2012 19:30, A concert at the Minster Church of St Andrew will take place to celebrate our seafarers and the Plymouth Youth Concert Band and the HMS Drake Volunteer Band will be playing.  More information

St Andrew's Church, Plymouth, Devon

St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth, Devon


Polish Armed Forces Talks

12.30pm to 6.45pm on the 25th June 2012 there will be an afternoon of talks and presentations at the Central Library celebrating Plymouth’s links with the Polish armed forces. Details

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery


Don’t Park Unlawfully In Plymouth

Plymouth is upping its CCTV camera car parking activities so don’t park unlawfully. Full story


HMS Vivid Open Day

Wednesday 27 June 2012  HMS Vivid, the city’s Royal Naval Reserve unit in HM Naval Base, Devonport is having an open day. Admission via Granby Way in Devonport. More details

HMS Vivid

HMS “Vivid” Passing the Old and New Eddystone Lighthouses, the Channel Squadron in the Distance http://www.gac.culture.gov.uk


St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth

As part of Armed Forces Week, on Sunday 24 June 2012, 09:30 prayers will be said in St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth. Details

St Andrew's Church, Plymouth

St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth


Dock On The Hamoaze

Tuesday 26 June 2012 , 13:10 Illustrated lunchtime talk will be taking place at the City Museum by Commander Charles Crichton. He will talk about the 300-year history of the ‘Dock on the Hamoaze’.  Further details

Commander Charles Crichton OBE RN Rtd

Commander Charles Crichton OBE RN Rtd
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Dock in the Hamoaze

Dock in the Hamoaze
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Plymouth Families Who Cost The City More Than £55million a year

Troubled Plymouth families are the source of significant levels of crime and anti-social behaviour in the city and will be targeted with the help of new government cash to make a difference. Full story

Plymouth

Plymouth


Ford Park Cemetery Walk

A guided free walk is taking place at Ford Park Cemetery Sunday 24 June at 2pm and will  tell the stories of some of the sailors, soldiers and airmen buried at Ford Park. More information

Ford Park Cemetery

Ford Park Cemetery

Ford Park Cemetery

Ford Park Cemetery

Major General Sir Leonard Rogers K.C.S.I., F.R.S. Was born in this house in 1868 And lived here in his younger days. During 27 years of intensive work In the Indian Medical Service. He Was a pioneer in the treatment and Prevention of Cholera, Leprosy and Other tropical diseases. He continue His work after retirement with Unabated zeal until he was over 90 years of age. His discoveries have saved countless lives in many countries. This tablet was erected by Plymouth Medical Practitioners 1959


Armed Forces Day National Events Plymouth

Armed Forces Day National Events Plymouth Events

SATURDAY 30 JUNE

Day of exhibitions and displays on land, on sea and in the air on Plymouth Hoe with late afternoon and evening entertainment on the Hoe and the Barbican.

It will be followed on the Sunday 1 July with Sea Sunday and churches will come together to remember our seafarers.

Between 10am to 11.30am the annual RAF and Allied Air Forces Monument Service will take place Plymouth Hoe at the war memorial together with the band of the Royal Air Force.

11.15am a thanksgiving service at Sea Sunday service at the Minster Church of St Andrew dedicated to all those who serve in the Royal and Merchant Navies and ‘they that go down to the sea in ships and occupy their business in great waters’ will take place.

At Midday there will be Forces Family Day hosted by the Friends of Devonport Park to celebrate Devonport’s naval and military heritage, including a concert on the new bandstand in Devonport Park, with music provided by the Soundhouse Brass and the Devonport Park Choir together with a wide variety of entertainment and fun activities. Further details

Plymouth War Memorial

Plymouth War Memorial


Flower Festival St. Andrew’s Church Plymouth

Flower Festival at St. Andrew’s Church, Plymouth 15 – 17th July 2012

St. Andrews Church, Plymouth, Devon

St. Andrews Church, Plymouth, Devon


RAF Harrowbeer Open Weekend

RAF Harrowbeer is holding an open weekend at Knightstone, Yelverton Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June. Information

A History of RAF Station Harrowbeer Revisited

A History of RAF Station Harrowbeer Revisited


HMS Argyll

Royal Navy operational warship HMS Argyll can be visited on the 30th June as part of Armed Forces Day. Details

HMS Argyll

HMS Argyll


Tri-service And Veterans Parade

On the 30th June 2012 at 11.15am there will be a tri-service and veterans parade and at 11.45am a drumhead service on Plymouth Hoe as part of Armed Forces Day. Full details of events here

Armed Forces Day Plymouth

Armed Forces Day Plymouth


Armed Forces Day 2012

Armed Forces Day 2012 is to be held on Saturday 30 June in Plymouth and there will be a series of events leading up to the day. Full Agenda and events can be found here


Focus Magazine

Focus, the Devon and Cornwall magazine for NAFAS come out 3 times a year, spring, summer and winter. Details

Focus Magazine

Focus Magazine Devon and Cornwall Area of NAFAS


Eggbuckland Exhibition

A HISTORY exhibition is being held in Eggbuckland to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. on June 12 and 15th open between 10am and 2pm at St Edward’s Church, Eggbuckland and covers the parish of Eggbuckland in the reigns of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II. Also commemorative gifts will also be on display for everyone to see.


Dame Lucile Newell Sayers

Dame Lucile Newell Sayers was the first Chairman of Plymouth Flower Club in 1956.


Royal Assembly Hall, Plymouth

The Plymouth Flower Club was started in 1956 following a flower show at the Royal Assembly Hall, Plymouth.

Royal Assembly Hall, Plymouth.

Royal Assembly Hall, Plymouth.


Plymouth Flower Arrangements Events

Events for Flower Arrangements demonstrations in Devon and Cornwall and shows may be found here for Devon and Cornwall

Bouquet Arrangement

Bouquet Arrangement


Tinside Pool Closed

Tinside Pool has been closed until health officials can confirm an algae bloom in the Sound does not pose a threat. Story

Tinside Pool Plymouth

Tinside Pool Plymouth
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South West Area National Association Of Flower Arrangement Societies

South West Area of the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (NAFAS) Diary details here

Flower Arrangement

Flower Arrangement


Rebecca Pow and Nick Grounds Arranging Flowers In Plymouth

Rebecca Pow and Nick Grounds are the speakers and flower arrangers at this year’s President’s Day at the Woolwell Centre Plymouth on the 27th June 2012

http://www.flowersdevonandcornwall.com/?q=events

Rebecca Pow

Rebecca Pow


President’s Day NAFAS Devon and Cornwall

Mrs Val Clarke is holding President’s Day on the 27th June 2012 for Devon and Cornwall Area of NAFAS (National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies) at the Woolwell Centre in Plymouth. www.flowersdevonandcornwall.com

Woolwell Centre, Plymouth

Woolwell Centre, Plymouth


Plymouth Armed Forces Week

25 June to 1st July is Plymouth Armed Forces Week and Armed Forces Day is the 30th June 2012. Details

Plymouth Armed Forces Week

Plymouth Armed Forces Week


Don’t Go In The Sea

Do not to go in the water as there is an algal bloom, Plymouth City Council have identified 12 species of algae on the Hoe Foreshore, within Plymouth’s Breakwater. It is naturally occurring and some strains could be harmful to marine life and dogs should be kept out of the water if there was scum on it. Story here


CCTV Camera Car Makes Money

Every 13 minutes in Plymouth a parking ticket was issued  by traffic wardens last year – generating more than £1.2million and aided by a CCTV Camera Car so take care where you park in Plymouth. Story details


Helping Street Children

Harrison Nash a former student at Devonport High School for Boys and graduated in Social Work from Plymouth University has been working  with street children daily basis. Story details


Diamond Jubilee Celebration Plans In Plymouth

Diamond Jubilee celebration plans in Plymouth details here