Category: From The Sector

The Spirit of Community 2020

The Spirit of Community 2020 (in collaboration with Plymouth University School of Architecture and funded by the Lottery Heritage Fund), will unite citizens of Plymouth to create, through personal narrative and empathetic creative activities, a combined vision of a compassionate community, based on old-fashioned, and modern-day, community spirit. Over six workshops, from December to May, this…
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Plymouth Hope Jobs

Plymouth Hope currently has a number of job opportunities available:   • Youth Worker & Education Officer (14 hours) • Engagement & Innovation Manager (21 hours) • Sport & Wellbeing Officer (12 hours)   If you’re passionate sport, wellbeing & social activities and creating opportunities for people from all backgrounds and refugee & asylum seeker…
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Community Asset Fund

The Good Exchange has partnered with Sovereign to launch a new fund awarding £60,000 in match funding grants for community projects in the South of England. Communities and charities are encouraged to apply for grants via The Good Exchange’s charity-owned, not-for-profit, on-line grant matching platform. Grants will be awarded to support a wide variety of…
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POP+ Event & AGM

Want to have your say on the future of POP+? The next POP+ Event & AGM will take place on Tuesday 15th October at the Council House on Armada Way.   Further details will be announced shortly, in the meantime if you would like the opportunity to vote in the Trustee election you can become…
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The Climate Action Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund has announced a new £100m Climate Action Fund which will support activities which deliver high impact, community-led climate action.   This includes areas such as sustainable energy, sustainable transport, consumption, food and protecting and regenerating spaces and habitats.   Applications will open in the Autumn, keep an eye on the…
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All Ways Apples Festival

On Wednesday 23rd October the tenth All Ways Apples festival will make its way to the Devonport Guildhall. This year Thrive Plymouth will showcase the People Connecting through Food project, and Food Plymouth’s Growing Community Abundance project will be sharing all the amazing community growing projects around the city. Interested in getting involved? Get in touch with Tess…
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Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service Changes – 12 Week Consultation

DS2019- Consultation venue list poster

Endangered Spaces

By 2022 over 16,000 community spaces will be under threat. The Co-operative Group has launched the Endangered Spaces campaign, aimed at supporting at-risk community spaces across the UK.   £1.6 million will be available to community groups and a free advice service from Locality will also be offered in tandem. Find out more about how…
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Inspiring Volunteer Awards 2018

To mark the 10th anniversary of the Inspiring Volunteer Awards we are giving you the opportunity to choose the Inspiring Volunteer of the Year. Please note this category is in addition to the other 9 categories. Visit to find out who the panel shortlisted and what their nominator said about them. Voting is open…
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Plymouth Workforce Development Survey for Staff Supporting Children, Families and Individuals with Complex Lives

We want to make sure that staff who work with vulnerable individuals and families feel that they have the knowledge, skills and learning support to meet the needs of people who use their services. We hope that by taking time to complete this survey you can help shape what training is made available in Plymouth,…
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