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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Reynolds Debate ‘Who Pays for Art?’

Reynolds Debate ‘Who Pays for Art?’ with Tim Marlow, Director of Artistic Programmes at the Royal Academy of Arts. As part of a Plymouth wide project to celebrate the life and work of ‘Britain’s greatest portrait painter’ Joshua Reynolds and his time in Plymouth, RIO, in partnership with the RSA, Arts Council England and the […]

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Inspire Change in Devon by Joining the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme

Lloyds Bank and the School for Social Entrepreneurs are calling out to motivated entrepreneurs across Devon with a desire to inspire social change to realise their dream by offering them a fully funded place on a 14 day course, a grant and a business mentor. The Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme comprises of practical facilitated […]

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Future Debates – Smarter Cities

For those with an interest and influence on digital and the built environment RIO would like to invite you to Future Debates – Smarter Cities. RIO and the Devonport Market Hall will be hosting one of the British Science Association’s series of Future Debate lectures at the Devonport Guildhall on the 11th February. The focus […]

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Dazzling Interest in PEC’s Solar Array

Local group PL:21 Transition Initiative were bowled over by the number of local people who turned out on a miserable Wednesday evening to find out about a solar array project they are getting involved in. Over 40 people joined PL:21 last week to find out more about the Portworthy Solar Array Project and a current […]

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