PSEN member secures funding for Autism Audit

PSEN member, Working Well with Autism, a not for profit co-operative based in Plympton, is delighted to announce their successful bid to map autism services across Plymouth. Thanks to a grant from the National Lottery Awards for All fund, they will spend the coming year bringing together people on the autism spectrum aged 16 and […]

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Could you be a Peer Connector?

RIO and PSEN are on the look-out for Peer Connectors – people within the communities of Devonport or Stonehouse who are interested in connecting people, gathering opinions and being part of making great stuff happen. The roles start in August, are flexible and part of developing a vision for community enterprise in Devonport and Stonehouse and they […]

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Celebrate the Ernesettle Community Solar Array

Plymouth Energy Community would like to invite you to join the celebration at the site on Ernesettle Lane, on Tuesday 7 June between 4 and 7pm. Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) have partnered with Plymouth City Council and Four Greens Community Trust to build a 4.1MW solar array on derelict land in Ernesettle. Already built and generating […]

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Social Enterprise in the Netherlands

  The third ESSE Europe management meeting was held in ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands in May 2016. PSEN was represented by Gareth Hart and Michelle Virgo and most of the time was taken up with meetings about ESSE outputs: the Train the Trainer course aimed at teachers and vocational educators; the Best Practice case studies; and […]

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AGM Tuesday 24th May

This is official notice of the forthcoming PSEN AGM to be held on Tuesday 24th May 2016, 2pm to 4pm at St Saviours, Lambhay Hill, Plymouth As well as the AGM business and annual reports, we will be convening a Social Soapbox where members will be able to speak for up to three minutes on […]

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Workplace Wellbeing Research Project

Your workplace is invited to participate in an important new wellbeing research project, being led by the Institute of Health and Community at Plymouth University in collaboration with Plymouth City Council Public Health department. There is currently a drive to enhance the wellbeing of the UK workforce and employers are being encouraged to support the […]

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Power to Change community funding

Power to Change funding opens in late April. You could get between £50k and £300k for your community business. Join us at 6pm at the Mayor’s Parlour, Devonport Guildhall, for an event to look at funding and support available for community enterprises in Plymouth. Plymouth Social Enterprise Network (PSEN), Crowdfunder, School for Social Entrepreneurs and […]

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Devon New Economy Gathering

  Devon New Economy Gathering Saturday April 16th Exeter Community Centre 10 – 5 pm A day to link organisers, activists, practitioners, and others working for economic change in towns, villages, houses, workplaces, and to hear about local and regional initiatives to help everyone make the big shift to a new economy. This event is […]

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