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S’way into Nature – Big Will’s Memorial Garden

Background If you have walked by, visited or tried to park at the Southway Youth & Community Centre, you would have noticed that there are some changes happening in and around the grounds of Southway. This all started with Big Will’s Memorial Garden at the front of the building. The project has being coordinated and…
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The Big Fix brought to you by the Repair, Make & Mend Collective

A vintage doll, a Goblin Teasmade and a couple of cine cameras were just some of the weird and wonderful repairs made at The Big Fix on Saturday the 15th of February. More than thirty broken, chipped and damaged items including toys, household goods and garments were carried into the Plymouth Scrapstore on Union Street…
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Q&A from POP+ Learning & Collaboration Event

POP+’s recent climate crisis event provoked much reflection, suggestions and questions. As POP+ considers what we can to to reduce our carbon footprint we’d like to hear from you about the support you might like to have; the conversations you might already be having and how, working together, we can tread more lightly. Comments regarding…
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Plymotion at Your Workplace

Plymotion at Your Workplace is a free Personalised Travel Planning service to encourage sustainable travel policies in your workplace.   It provides information and incentives to help businesses to develop, grow the local economy, address the challenge of climate change and encourage people to lead healthier, more active lives by walking, cycling and using more…
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POP+ Learning & Collaboration Event follow-up

Many thanks to everyone who came along to the POP+ Learning & Collaboration event!   The Climate Crisis It was great to have Paul Elliott from the council with us explaining the City Council’s Climate Emergency Action Plan. Paul was very clear that this was the beginning of the council’s drive to zero carbon by…
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Become a PEC Pal

Make a difference, become a PEC Pal Do you work in the community, where you see people choosing between heating and eating? Are you worried about the climate emergency and curious about practical steps you can take at home or at work? Would you like to upskill yourself regarding energy related issues, or fuel poverty.…
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Integrated Volunteering Approaches Programme

Devon STP has been successful in receiving £40,500 from NHS England as part of the Integrated Volunteering Approaches Programme. The fund is year one of a 3 year national programme that is intended to add value and complement STP/ICS planning that is already underway, by providing practical support and funding to help areas understand and…
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Plymouth Business School – Free Social Media Review

Would you like a group of students from Plymouth Business School to undertake either an online competitor analysis or review of your social media, for free? These 1st year students, from a range of business related programmes, will be studying ENT101 ‘Entrepreneurial Thought and Action’, allowing them to explore theory associated with entrepreneurship before putting…
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St Luke’s Hospice – Trustees

St Luke’s Hospice is looking to recruit some new Trustees. Its new strategy is focused on reaching out to vulnerable groups who may be missing out on hospice care, particularly around homeless, prison, LGBTQ, travellers etc. With this in mind, St Luke’s wants to attract people to the board with the background and skills that…
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Compassionate Café

Compassionate Friends from Argyle Community Trust are offering to make a difference to the local community with a new Compassionate Café in Plymouth which will run from Friday 6 December 2019 onwards, every Friday between 11-1pm at Manadon Sports and Community Hub.   If you are caring for someone who is dying, experiencing loss, bereavement…
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