In the 10 years since its creation, Plymouth Community Homes has dedicated itself to providing quality housing for the people of the city and the surrounding areas.

We’ll be publishing 10 new heartwarming tales on this site each day, until there are 100 stories celebrating
our role at the heart of our communities and the work, people and innovation that makes it a success.

Resident rescue
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Resident rescue

Quick-thinking Jack Davis, from K9 Mobile Security, ensured one of our residents received emergency medical attention which saved her life.

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Gladys Tapper

Gladys Tapper, a PCH ‘Housing With Support’ resident, is lucky enough to have met three members of the Royal family in the last 70 years!

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Mike Metters
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Mike Metters

As chair of the New Residents Barbican Association, Mike works tirelessly for people who live in the Barbican area

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Carol Armstrong
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Carol Armstrong

Carol, a PCH resident, passed the exam for the Entry Level 3 Functional Skills in mathematics, achieving a fantastic result of 91%.

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Pearle Sheppard

Pearle was born in Cape Town and spent a lot of her life working in Harare in Zimbabwe. She now lives in Plymouth with her black cat, Pepper.

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Phyllis Hughes
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Phyllis Hughes

Phyllis Hughes sold a print of one of her original painting at a Plymouth auction to help raise money for the Royal British Legion.

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Lyn Tapscott
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Lyn Tapscott

Lyn Tapscott’s Christmas wonderland scene is back, with her much-loved festive decorations lighting up the window of her Stonehouse flat.

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Sylvia Sowden

Sylvia’s garden is her pride and joy, and admits it ‘keeps her going’. She’s even offered some tips for others wanting to get their garden in shape

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Sarah and Dean Harrison
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Sarah and Dean Harrison

The Harrisons were nominated in the ‘Good Neighbour’ category at the Beacon Awards, in recognition of their ‘helping hands’ and ‘massive hearts’.

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