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Kingfisher Quay News

Hedgerow Cleanup on Friday 20th August 2010, 11am Hot Dogs & drinks served at lunchtime – Meet at 44 Lower Saltram Radford & Hooelake Beach Clean on Saturday 21st August 2010 , 10am – 11.30 Meet at the beach – Wear old clothes and no sandals as the rocks are slippy, we will provide rubber […]

August 13, 2010 | By | Reply More
Getting around during the Gdynia Way closure

Getting around during the Gdynia Way closure

Getting around during the Gdynia Way closure : Phase 1 of the East End Transport Scheme involves the closure of Elliott Road Bridge and Gdynia Way from June – October 2010.  See the link below for a leaflet explaining how residents living outside of the East End of Plymouth will get in and out of […]

May 28, 2010 | By | Reply More
Howard’s Marina – New Development Proposal

Howard’s Marina – New Development Proposal

Planning Application Relating to the Proposed Development of Howard’s Marina together with a Separate Application for an Associated Clubhouse. Finnigan Road. Plymouth. The first application is for the proposed development of a new Marina with berths and associated car parking. The second application is for the proposed Clubhouse associated with the Marina. The scheme has […]

May 20, 2010 | By | 7 Replies More
A Little Egret early one morning on Hooe Lake…

A Little Egret early one morning on Hooe Lake…

A Little Egret’s early morning wash & brush up before flying away. Keep clicking the pictures to see bigger versions. Classed as a rare breeding species the little egret is a small white heron with white plumes on its crest, back and chest. It has a black bill, black legs legs and bright yellow feet. […]

April 28, 2010 | By | 4 Replies More
Fire at Hooe Lake Quarry

Fire at Hooe Lake Quarry

19th Feb 2010. 3:45 A Fire Brigade was called to a tyre fire in Hooe Lake Quarry. The entire site was supposed to have been cleared some years ago by order of the department of the environment but evidently not. This is the third call out in as many weeks. Due to the danger from […]

April 20, 2010 | By | Reply More
What’s Happening to Radford Castle?

What’s Happening to Radford Castle?

Regarding Radford Castle: On the 28th Feb 2010 Robin Blythe-Lord  wrote to Vivien Pengelly, copy to Cllrs Mike Leaves, Ken Foster and David Holiday (Asset Management PCC), on behalf of Plym Valley Heritage Dear Vivien Pengelly On behalf of the members of Plym Valley Heritage I am writing to you express our concern over the […]

April 19, 2010 | By | 7 Replies More
Planning ‘appeal’ decision on Boston boatyard

Planning ‘appeal’ decision on Boston boatyard

A 3 day Planning Inquiry was held at the beginning of  March 2010 to assess appeals against the two refused Outline Planning Applications for development of Boston’s Boatyard. Both appeals were heard simultaneously. Attached is a copy of the Inspector’s decision on the above appeals together with a copy of the decision on an application […]

April 7, 2010 | By | Reply More
Radford Arboretum a Short Guide

Radford Arboretum a Short Guide

Situated in what was the North Park of Radford House, Plymstock, home to the Harris family from Tudor times and later to their Bulleel successors, is one of Plymouth’s most beautiful parks where a fine Arboretum has been established. Due to the collapse of  the Harris Bank the house was sold in 1917 and sadly […]

January 5, 2010 | By | Reply More
Oreston Fire Station?

Oreston Fire Station?

Would anybody have any information on Oreston Fire Station?  Kevin Wharley has come across some historical items about the area which lead to further research being needed.  One item that he has found out is that in 1924 a fire engine station was established in Oreston.  We would like to know where it was and […]

January 4, 2010 | By | Reply More
Historic Multimedia tour of Radford & Hooe Lake

Historic Multimedia tour of Radford & Hooe Lake

On a fairly wet December day, Kevin Warley local historian and arboretum co-ordinator held an historic tour and walk of the Radford & Hooe Lake area.  We recorded some of the talk and discussions to give those that missed it a flavour of what we all discovered during this highly informative and truly historic walk. […]

December 8, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More