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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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Could you be an approved supplier?

Devon and Cornwall Police are adopting an Approved Supplier List process. Organisations will now have to register an interest in being a future supplier of services around Equality, Diversity and Human Rights issues and demonstrate their ability to deliver the work. This will enable us to commission work more easily as you will already have […]

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Free furniture for Plymouth based charities and voluntary sector organisations

Plymouth Citizens Advice Bureau is moving offices over the weekend of Friday 27th March – from the 2nd floor to the 3rd Floor of Cobourg House, and it is anticipated there will be surplus office furniture and equipment that will no longer be required. Plymouth CAB would like to offer the furniture to Plymouth based registered charities and voluntary sector […]

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Social Enterprise City in the Houses of Parliament

I was invited by Social Enterprise UK to speak about how Plymouth is developing as a Social Enterprise City at the All Party Parliamentary Group for Social Enterprise at the Houses of Parliament this week. This group has a remit to promote social enterprise across the country. It was chaired by Chris White MP – who […]

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Social Enterprise City drinks reception October 2013

A fantastic, inspiring evening was had by all who attended the drinks reception, celebrating Plymouth’s Social Enterprise City status. Thank you to speakers Clive Hirst – SEUK, Chris Penberthy – Plymouth City Council, Judith Reynolds – Plymouth University, Kate Smith and Laura Walker – Memory Matters SW CIC and Ed Whitelaw – Real Ideas Organisation. Speical thanks […]

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Plymouth Fairness Commission wants to hear your views

Select committee hearings, listening events, satellite meetings and surveys will be held across the city, as part of the Plymouth Fairness Commission’s Summer of Listening. The independent body, set up to tackle issues of inequality in the city, is heading out into communities to speak to scores of Plymouthians about the issues they face. (more…) […]

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Transform a local community building

From 2 July to 30 August the SIB group will be accepting Expressions of Interest for the capital element of the Community Assets and Services Grants. For more information on the project see here – you’ll need to meet one of the themes for the year but there are also smaller grants available throughout the year to […]

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Be part of a Pioneering Enterprise Programme with Tinder-Box

Third Sector Teams Up with Commercial Leaders to Create a Win-Win Partnership  Business coaching consultants at Tinder-Box are searching for charities or social enterprises facing a specific business challenge to take part in Tinder-Box’s pioneering Enterprise programme. This partnership scheme brings business leaders and third sector organizations together to share skills and experience to solve […]

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