Author Archive | Nicola Walder

Members help members at our Network Meeting

Our Network Meeting this week demonstrated the benefits of collaborative working. It was proof that if someone in our meeting can’t help, they know someone that can. Representatives from a range of organisations gathered to hear Penny Tarrant of Pedalbins and Mark Hodgson of Co cars speak about their social enterprises and members were able […]

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Network Meeting Tuesday 24th January

Our Network Meeting will take place on Tuesday 24th January at Genesis, Union Street. We will hear from Penny Tarrant, Chair of Plymouth Food Waste Partnership who has been working on setting up a new social enterprise looking at food waste collection on bikes! Mark of PSEN members Co Cars talks to us about the social enterprise […]

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Share inspirational ideas at University’s TEDx talks

From a new take on a theory, to profiling a local project, the University of Plymouth is inviting local people to share their ideas at TEDxPlymouthUniversity on 9 March. Taking on the theme of ‘evolution of inspiration’, the event is independently organised under license from international non-profit organisation, TED – which is devoted to spreading […]

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Free, business consultancy advice from Plymouth Business School students

Opportunity for free, business consultancy advice from Plymouth Business School students In today’s globalised world, more students are going to university than ever before and graduates need more than just their degree to stand out from the crowd to potential employers. They need the work-ready skills essential for entering into graduate roles. Inspiring Futures enhances […]

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The Future of Social Enterprise. It’s the sixth Plymouth Social Enterprise Festival

For the sixth year Plymouth will hold its week long social enterprise festival from Monday 14th November. Organised by the Plymouth Social Enterprise Network (PSEN), the festival coincides with Global Entrepreneurship Week and this year focuses on the future of social enterprise in the city. The series of events takes place during the week of […]

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Plymouth offers a variety of events for Social Saturday

Plymouth will host a number of events this Saturday, 15th October, to celebrate Social Saturday 2016 – a nationwide day of events and activities which celebrate the country’s growing social enterprise sector. Social enterprises of the Plymouth Social Enterprise Network (PSEN) will be hosting various events across the city. In 2015, Social Saturday saw more […]

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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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