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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Plymouth School of Creative Arts Careers Fair

Plymouth School of Creative Arts would like welcome PSEN members to join them on Monday 8th February for their first Careers Fair.  This is an exciting opportunity for you to share information about what your organization does, along with employment opportunities within your organization or sector, with young people and their parents. It is also […]

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PSEN member has the best building in Devon and Cornwall…It’s in Union Street!

The Millfields Trust’s new state-of-the-art building Genesis was crowned “Building of the Year 2015” by The Building Forum for Devon and Cornwall at the ceremony last week. The annual award aims to unite local people and organisations involved in the design and construction of buildings and the built environment. The Building Forum look to foster […]

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Plymouth wins European competition at Paris UN Climate Summit!

Local Community Benefit Society and PSEN member Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) has had its innovative work tackling fuel poverty in Plymouth recognised on the European stage. It was announced last week at the UN Climate Summit in Paris, which aims for global collaboration to fight climate change, that PEC has won a competition against 270 organisations […]

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Network Meeting Tuesday 15th December

Our next Network Meeting will be held at The Formation Zone. The Formation Zone is a business and social enterprise incubator at Plymouth University, which supports start ups and growing businesses in creative industries, hi-tech, marine, environmental, advanced engineering, health and wellbeing. There will a chance to look round and find out more about what […]

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Free research for your business with Plymouth Business School

How could you benefit from having free business research undertaken by Plymouth Business School students? Some examples of previous projects are: evaluating potential markets for a product (new or existing), investigating funding options, undertaking competitor analysis, looking at elements of a marketing strategy, creating a social media strategy, undertaking customer or supplier research. Read about […]

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PSEN goes to Berlin

Where better to reflect on the interface between social provision and enterprising solutions than Berlin? We arrived to snow & spent a chilly whirlwind of a week visiting neighbourhoods, local authorities, social enterprises and really getting a feel for the challenges and opportunities for social entrepreneurs in the capital city of Europe’s most prosperous nation. […]

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