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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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Collaboration in Plymouth Questionnaire

Can you take 5 minutes to anonymously share your views on the state of collaboration & collaborative relationships in Plymouth? Not For Robots wants your views to begin to understand the perceived strengths & challenges around how people collaborate in the city. https://notforrobots.org/collaboration-in-plymouth/

Young People in the Lead

The search is on for The National Lottery Community Fund’s first team of Young People in the Lead. Since 2017, the NLCF has awarded over £170 million to projects which tackle issues directly affecting young people. Young People in the Lead will ensure there is a consistent and genuine youth voice across its work to steer…
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Nudge Silent Film Competition

Nudge Community Builders is extending the deadline for its silent film competition! Filmmakers can submit their short silent films for a chance to have their work featured in the windows of Union Corner, as well as a £100 cash prize for the film chosen as the most popular by passers by. Interested in taking part?…
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It’s a Question of Leadership

It’s a Question of Leadership. Here at POP+ we’ve started a conversation about leadership; we’re asking questions, such as, what is it; what makes a good ‘leader’ and how we might we ‘do’ leadership better? We recently invited people involved in the sector and grassroots organisations to come along and participate in a Leadership Course,…
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POP+ fizzes at Annual General Party! 

Young people from across the city were among those celebrating the work of a unique Plymouth organisation that exists only to help individuals, communities and charities across the city. With more than a million good reasons to applaud the work of Plymouth Octopus Project – or POP+ as it is known – this year’s Annual…
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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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Heritage Network Meeting, 18th October

Plymouth Octopus Project HERITAGE NETWORK MEETING Date:  Friday 18th October 2019           13:30 – 15.30pm  Location: Room 411, Cookworthy Building, Hampton Street Plymouth PL4 8DB. Agenda Welcome and Apologies Local Studies Day 2020 History Festival 2020 Devon Family History Society’s International Genealogical Conference (29th August 2020) Esmée Fairbairn Funding Year 2 Refreshment Break and conversations…
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POP+ AGM Follow-up

This is a message to follow up from our AGM on Tuesday the 15th and celebrated some amazing work that had been done over the last year. The highlight were two amazing young singers who found their voice through a community event that was supported through the Street-to-Scale funding. They lit the day up with some…
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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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