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Creative agency with social mission launches in Plymouth

A brand new creative agency, offering high quality design AND opportunities for aspiring creatives, has opened in Plymouth. Founded by Troy Woodhouse, Gammaray Creative is the city’s first design agency with a social mission. Formerly a partner at local marketing agency Real Fusion, Troy’s new venture will see him operating a commercial creative business – […]

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Engage with students in sustainability education

The Centre for Sustainable Futures seeks new and creative ways to engage students with the critical issues and challenges of our time through both the formal curriculum and informal extra-curricular activities. To do this, they are establishing a friends network of individuals and organisations that help deliver sustainable solutions. Members of the friends network could […]

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Dissertations for Good

Dissertations for Good  is a new NUS initiative that connects students to organisations external to their further/higher education institution, so that they can complete research projects into sustainability together. The idea was born in 2011 when Kim Croasdale was trying to create a dissertation project that was meaningful and useful to the world outside academia. […]

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Inspiring Social Enterprise City Festival 2013

What a week! It was great to see so many social entrepreneurs attending the huge host of events that ran last week for the Social Enterprise City Festival. Here’s a round up from the Plymouth Herald. SE Festival Coverage Herald 27112013 If you missed anything see the link below for great photos, shot by Fotonow CIC which summarise the week and […]

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Measuring Social Impact – October 2013

With the Social Value Act now law, the growing importance for tangible evidence regarding social and environmental value is now a bigger issue than ever before, not just for organisations outwardly seeking to affect change in society but for any organisation or individual who wishes to be accountable for their work. Plymouth 03 & 04 […]

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Free Business Awareness Events in Plymouth

A series of events and support is being organised in Plymouth over the coming months to help businesses get more from broadband. Content will enable businesses to: • Make better use of broadband and technology. • Harness social media to communicate with customers and market your business. • Develop an IT strategy for your business. […]

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New Business Training from MMSW – Helping Plymouth to become a Dementia Friendly City

Memory Matters South West are running two training courses to educate about Dementia. Dementia Champion Training: Enables trainers to become a Dementia Champion and facilitate their own dementia awareness programme at your organisation. With the option of yearly updates and support. Dementia Face to Face Course: Delegates will learn key skills and communication techniques which will help with meeting this client group’s […]

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