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Dec 15

Construction Apprentice of the Year Award 2018

Enter The Ron Simmonds Construction Apprentice of the Year Award 2018 – find out more!

Nov 27

Building Plymouth prepare for fifth summit meeting

Some of the city’s key construction and training providers will gather as part of the Plymouth City Council-led Building Plymouth Summit Meeting.

Nov 07

Building links with local secondary schools

Building Plymouth is leading a city-wide coordination plan under the Constructing Excellence SW ‘Adopt a School campaign’.

Oct 31

Building Plymouth leads the first ‘Adopt a Space’ for Mayflower 400

Building Plymouth has launched the first city-wide transformational project with hip hop community interest company Street Factory.

Oct 13

Homeless charity marks 25-year anniversary

Local homeless charity Shekinah has recently marked its 25th anniversary with a huge fundraising and celebration event hosted in the Plymouth Guildhall.

Oct 02

STEMFest - Giant Squid, Giant Challenge

Every year, the National Marine Aquarium runs two weeks of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths activities for children in primary and secondary schools. It’s called STEMFest and it’s lots of fun!

Jul 23

Building Industry Support for Driving Up Construction Skills

Four new project sponsors have invested in the Council led Building Plymouth partnership which aims to work collaboratively to overcome the skills crisis facing the local construction industry.

Mar 10

Going behind the scenes of Plymouth’s construction sites

Key national and regional construction contractors are opening major construction sites across Plymouth in March 2017, as part of the national “Open Doors” Campaign.

Mar 20

Winner of Plymouth’s first construction apprentice of the year announced

The winner of the very first construction apprentice of the year was announced at the Building Plymouth Apprenticeship jobs fair on 12 March as part of National Apprenticeships Week.