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MAKE HAY WHILE THE SUN SHINES

Join the Friends of the Country Park group for its haymaking and picnic on Saturday […]

16th July, 2024

PLANNED POWER OUTAGE: 24 JULY

On Wednesday 24th July there will be a planned power outage across much of Sherford. […]

12th July, 2024

DOGS ALLOWED: SIGNAGE UPDATE

Signs were temporarily put up in some of Sherford’s parks to advise that dogs are […]

9th July, 2024

NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART CARE HOME PLANNED

A new state-of-the-art care home for older people is a step closer to becoming a […]

8th July, 2024

MONTHLY UPDATE: JULY 2024

This month on site, significant progress will be made within our outdoor areas and public […]

1st July, 2024

EXTENSION COMPLETE: SHERFORD’S SCHOOL HAS DOUBLED IN SIZE

A major expansion project has been completed at Sherford Vale School & Nursery, which has […]

1st July, 2024

SELFLESS SHERFORD SIBLINGS LEAD YOUTH AWARDS

Plymouth’s most inspiring young people have been celebrated at an awards ceremony – including two […]

20th June, 2024

MONTHLY UPDATE: JUNE 2024

As we had into summer now, Sherford is flourishing and there are a lot of […]

1st June, 2024

PLANNED POWER CUT

On Tuesday 14th May, there will be a planned power cut in much of Sherford. […]

14th May, 2024

OPEN GARDENS AT SHERFORD THIS JUNE

On Sunday 9th June, between 2-5pm, the Friends of Sherford Country Park will be holding […]

13th May, 2024

MONTHLY UPDATE: MAY 2024

As we head into May, the final elements of work are being completed on the […]

3rd May, 2024

ALL ROADS LEAD TO SHERFORD FREEPORT

Devon County Council has given the go ahead to improve links to a new employment […]

10th April, 2024

SHERFORD DAY: UPDATE

Planning to come along to Sherford Day on 6th April? Please be aware to some […]

5th April, 2024

BUS SERVICE CHANGES THIS SPRING

This spring, Stagecoach is introducing changes across its bus network. Bus timetables across Devon will […]

4th April, 2024

MONTHLY UPDATE: APRIL 2024

As we enter April, here is what to expect on site, as activity continues to […]

1st April, 2024

TRICONNEX TRAINING PROGRAMME KICKSTARTS CAREERS

Cable jointing is a specialist and highly skilled trade, and when leading UK utility provider, […]

26th March, 2024

6TH APRIL: 'SHERFORD DAY' CELEBRATIONS

  Date: Saturday 6th April Times and locations: 2pm: Sherford Country Park 3pm: Sherford Community […]

20th March, 2024

SHERFORD ROAD FAQS

The Sherford Road Traffic Calming public information event took place at Sherford on 21st February […]

20th March, 2024

2024 ECOLOGY UPDATE

In the heart of Devon, the new town of Sherford stands as a beacon of […]

8th March, 2024

UPDATE: SHERFORD'S MANAGEMENT COMPANIES

As a relatively new town in its early stages of development, often more than one […]

8th March, 2024

SHERFORD VALE IS STEADILY EXPANDING

The ambitious expansion project is well underway at Sherford Vale primary school, with the construction […]

6th March, 2024

FREEPORT EVENT - FIND OUT ABOUT OPPORTUNITIES

Unlocking Growth: Discover the opportunities available at the Plymouth and South Devon Freeport Following the […]

6th March, 2024

RIVER YEALM PROJECT - GET INVOLVED

The River Yealm runs from Yealm Head on Dartmoor to the sea at Noss Mayo. […]

5th March, 2024

SHERFORD COMMUNITY CHURCH WELCOMES NEW VICAR

Sherford has welcomed a new vicar, to lead the new town’s Church of England congregation. […]

3rd March, 2024

MONTHLY UPDATE: MARCH 2024

This March there will be activity over on Phase 3 of the development, with archaeological […]

1st March, 2024

UPDATE ON SHERFORD'S LEISURE FACILITIES

In September 2023, planning consent was granted for the Leisure Centre, which was an important […]

1st March, 2024

SHERFORD ROAD TRAFFIC CALMING - PUBLIC EVENT

A public information event took place at Sherford on 21st February 2024 to show the […]

21st February, 2024

MONTHLY UPDATE: FEBRUARY 2024

This is a monthly snapshot of what is happening at Sherford, what work is planned […]

1st February, 2024

SHERFORD ROAD CALMING PROJECT: CLEARANCE WORK

Work will soon begin to make improvements to the junction where Sherford Road enters the […]

19th January, 2024

SHARED OWNERSHIP EVENT THIS MONTH

Shared ownership – also known as part-buy, part-rent – enables you to buy a share […]

10th January, 2024

MONTHLY UPDATE: JANUARY 2024

This is first update of 2024 and part of a new series, which will be […]

9th January, 2024

NEW PLYMSTOCK WALKING AND CYCLING ROUTE EXTENSION

The next stage of a popular Plymstock off-road walking and cycling path looks set to […]

4th January, 2024

DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR? FESTIVE CHEER RINGS OUT

Christmas has arrived at Sherford, with the community coming together to ring in the festive […]

19th December, 2023

LAND DEAL TO UNLOCK JOBS AT KEY FREEPORT TAX SITE

A parcel of land at Sherford is to be acquired by South Hams District Council […]

15th December, 2023

MONTHLY UPDATE: DECEMBER 2023

This is the first in a new series of updates, which will be posted at […]

1st December, 2023

NEW ARRIVAL: TEMPORARY CONVENIENCE STORE

If you are passing by the local square, you may have spotted a new arrival […]

30th November, 2023

PLYMOUTH MP PRAISES FREEPORT BENEFITS

In an opinion piece published on Plymouth Live, Plymouth MP Johnny Mercer has extolled the […]

20th November, 2023

SOUTH HAMS - CHANGES TO BINS, RECYCLING & COLLECTIONS

As of Monday 20 November, South Hams District Council is changing its recycling and waste […]

16th November, 2023

SHERFORD SCRATCH CHOIR

Sherford Community Church has launched a ‘Sherford Christmas Scratch Choir’, which – as the name […]

15th November, 2023

CHRISTMAS IS COMING

The Christmas countdown is on! It truly will be the most wonderful time of the […]

7th November, 2023

VOLUNTEERING DAY AT SHERFORD

Last month, volunteers from Countryside Partnerships and Clarion joined forces to take part in a […]

1st November, 2023

REGISTER FOR A NEW COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER

Sherford Community Trust and Residents Panel are launching a new community digital newsletter that will […]

1st November, 2023

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS GAIN SKILLS ON SITE

A group of University of Plymouth students took a day out of the classroom to […]

19th October, 2023

REGISTERING FOR AN ALLOTMENT

While the first allotments are still some time away from being available to use, Sherford will […]

2nd October, 2023

PLANNING GO-AHEAD FOR MAJOR MILESTONES

Planning consent has been granted for Sherford Leisure Centre and Sherford Business Park, which is […]

20th September, 2023

NEW NATIONAL COAST PATH CELEBRATIONS

Just three miles from the coast, Sherford is a stone’s throw from stunning shorelines, waterfront […]

20th September, 2023

SHERFORD VALE LEGO CHALLENGE

Work to create the new wing of Sherford Vale is now well underway. The expansion […]

18th September, 2023

AUTUMN MARKET COMING TO SHERFORD

Head to Sherford Vale primary school hall on Saturday 7th October for an Autumn Market, […]

18th September, 2023

PIONEERING POLLENIZE CONSERVATION PROJECT LAUNCHES

Leading local conservation CIC, Pollenize, has launched a new environmental project at Sherford, to make […]

12th September, 2023

BE PART OF THE NEXT SHERFORD BIOBLITZ

Pollenize is a multi-award-winning pollinator conservation Community Interest Company based right here in Plymouth. It […]

30th August, 2023

COME ALONG TO A COMMUNITY PICNIC

Sherford Community Picnic is taking place on Saturday 20th August, 1-3:30pm, come rain or shine! […]

15th August, 2023

BUS UPDATE: CHANGES IN SEPTEMBER

From Sunday 3rd September 2023, Stagecoach South West will change a number of bus services […]

15th August, 2023

SCHOOL EXTENSION GETS UNDERWAY

A major extension of Sherford Vale primary school begins today, which will create a new […]

7th August, 2023

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED: SHERFORD VALE EXTENSION

Work is about to begin to make Sherford’s first primary school even bigger and better. […]

19th July, 2023

A TEMPORARY CONVENIENCE STORE IS COMING

Earlier this year, the Sherford Consortium – a partnership between award-winning national housebuilders, Taylor Wimpey […]

11th July, 2023

SHERFORD SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE CELEBRATES FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

Marking a major milestone in delivering specialist skills and support for the construction industry, Sherford […]

31st May, 2023

IT TAKES A VILLAGE: SHERFORD’S PLANS FOR THIRD STAGE 

Plans have been submitted for Sherford’s biggest stage of development yet. Phase 3A&B is a […]

23rd May, 2023

SHERFORD MAKES THE SHORTLIST

Sherford has been shortlisted for a prestigious regional property award this month. The Michelmores Property […]

8th May, 2023

AWARD WINS: SHERFORD NAMED SOUTH WEST'S BEST IN PROPERTY AWARDS

Sherford has scooped two prestigious awards at the South West Residential Property Awards 2023, winning […]

28th April, 2023

BUS UPDATE: MORE SERVICES FOR SHERFORD

Six buses an hour now link Sherford with the city centre and beyond, thanks to […]

18th April, 2023

KING'S CORONATION STREET PARTIES

Sherford residents are known for having a keen community spirit and for organising excellent community […]

4th April, 2023

COMMUNITY CELEBRATION OF THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Some of Sherford’s thriving community groups will be hosting a celebration on Saturday 1st April […]

23rd March, 2023

SHERFORD VALE IS OFFICIALLY 'GOOD' SAYS OFSTED

Sherford Vale recently received the results of its first ever Ofsted inspection – and the […]

16th March, 2023

NEW COMMUNITY FOOD HUB

A new affordable food club has opened its doors at Sherford, run by the community […]

24th February, 2023

ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER ROMAN ROAD

Sherford continues to reveal its rich history, with archaeological investigations uncovering the remains of an […]

3rd February, 2023

INVITATION TO OPEN A TEMPORARY STORE

The Sherford Consortium is inviting individuals to run a temporary convenience store to cater to […]

1st February, 2023

RED LION HILL/STAMPS HILL CLOSURE BEGINS

A section of road has recently been closed on Stamps Hill / Red Lion Hill. […]

3rd January, 2023