Here’s a fantastic offer….
PSEN members can receive half price SEUK membership until Christmas.This is a potential saving of up to £2,375 on current membership prices. Continue reading
A portrait of Social Enterprise.
Enter your photograph to celebrate the city’s Social Enterprise City award.
Fotonow is looking for the best single image that captures ‘Social Enterprise in Plymouth’.
Your photo could win you a £200 cash prize!
Simply send your picture to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31st January
Join GiveMeTap for free and make it easier for customers to stay hydrated on the go and help provide access to clean water to people in Africa.
GiveMeTap bottles enable people to get free water from your café/restaurants and helps another person in Africa get access to water.
Every GiveMeTap bottle purchased contributes to the development of water boreholes/wells. Continue reading
New Wave is an exciting new scheme supporting young people (5—25yrs) in designing, developing and delivering cultural projects in Plymouth. Between January and March, grants will be awarded between £50 and £1,500 to enable young people to unleash their creative ideas on the world.
A New Service for Victims of Domestic Violence
A new service is about to be launched in Plymouth for people who have experienced domestic abuse. This service will be free to clients as a grant has been made by the Big Lottery Fund to Simply Counselling CIC for provision of this service.
Plymouth City Council would like to invite you to share your views on the services you value most as they work to address reducing budgets.
Please see message from Plymouth City Council below….
As a Co-operative Council we are committed to working with our communities to deliver your priorities for the city. There will be an opportunity to contribute your views at one of two events being held in Plymouth Lower Guildhall on
WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 5.30pm to 8pm
THURSDAY 12TH DECEMBER 10am to 12.30pm
Now in their 15th year, the SEUK Awards recognise organisations for their business excellence and contribution to society, as well as the achievements of people working at the heart of the social enterprise sector.
And we are delighted that Plymouth Community Healthcare was nominated for Best Health and Social Care Social Enterprise and that a second PSEN member, PLUSS, was nominated for Best Education, Training and Jobs Social Enterprise.
PSEN Chair Gareth Hart and Coordinator Ed Whitelaw were in attendance to represent the network, picking up Plymouth’s awards for becoming one of the UK’s first Social Enterprise Cities. See the pictures of all the winners: http://www.flickr.com/photos/social_enterprise_coalition/sets/72157638140187396/
For more information and a list of nominees please click here
Peninsula Enterprise have a job opportunity as a Business Adviser.
6 month fixed term contract, working on the Social Enterprise Focus Plymouth service
The successful candidate will assist pre-start, early stage and established Social Enterprise companies to improve business performance by providing an independent, impartial and comprehensive diagnostic, brokerage and account management service, primarily delivered through workshops and face to face clinics.
For the role profile, please click on the link below.
PE ROLE PROFILE – Business Adviser – Social Enterprise Nov 2013
To apply send your CV and a short covering letter to
The Millfields Trust has bought a Plymouth pub – because it’s its neighbour.
The Community Economic Development Trust has bought the Lord High Admiral, which is situated just off Union Street, next door to the trust’s HQ Business Space building.
Roger Pipe, general manager of The Millfields Trust, said the pub comes with a sitting tenant, and the trust won’t interfere in the running of the business.
Please see below investment criteria for the proposed South West investment fund.
Please get in touch with Sarah Forster email@example.com and Sue Cooper firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any ideas that you would like to put forward for consideration.
They are looking to identify 5-10 investment opportunities that could serve as flagship investments for this fund.
Ideas should be submitted by 30 Nov with as much information as you have at this stage. Sarah will then arrange follow-up meetings as appropriate.
If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with Sarah and Sue.