Students make do and mend
CARPENTRY students have been using recycled materials for projects in the community.
The students at City College Plymouth are being taught the importance of recycling and sustainability within the construction industry, whilst also forging important links with the community.
Plymouth City Centre Company has donated the timber that surrounded the big screen in the city centre Piazza to City College Plymouth's Faculty of Technology, Marine and Renewables.
The timber will be used by carpentry students for projects to encourage links with local employers, charities, businesses and schools whilst also providing the students with on site experience.
Come and have a look at the extensive range of tiles we have in stock at our Drake Mill, Estover showroom. Most items in stock to take away or delivery option available.
Terms: Showromm open Monday to Thursday 9am - 5pm and Friday 9am - 3pm.
Contact: 01752 421047
Valid until: Saturday, June 15 2013
To donate construction materials, to suggest any projects in the local community or for more information about carpentry courses at the college, call 01752 305300.
A REUNION has been organised for former staff members of Hillside Assessment Centre.
Formerly based in Station Road, Plympton, the assessment centre for dementia was closed ten years ago.
The event takes place at Harewood House in Plympton, on Thursday between 7pm and 10pm.
For further details call Margaret Jones 01752 344659.
THE official online travel and tourism guide for Cornwall has been shortlisted in the "digital BAFTAS".
The Visit Cornwall website www.visitcornwall.com is shortlisted alongside a BBC website in the Best Leisure and Culture category in the British Interactive Media Awards 2012.
The website was re-launched earlier this year.
It has a tool allowing visitors researching their holiday to customise the website, an interactive Cornwall map, a video library with over 20 "digital postcards" and a blog for insider tips and the latest news.
The website receives 1.5million visitors a year.
NINE different guided walks have been planned to celebrate the National Trust's Great British Walk.
The National Trust's Buckland Abbey, Garden and Estate near Yelverton is planning the walks from Saturday October 27 through to Saturday November 3.
A different walk is planned for each day during half term to help visitors explore the grounds and estate located in the river Tavy valley.
There will also be a family walk with a storyteller, who will weave a magical tale about Buckland Abbey along the way.
Normal admission charges apply, but booking is not necessary. Walkers are advised to wear suitable clothing and footwear. For more information and details of each day's walk, call 01822 853607.