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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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The Blurt Foundation’s Social Media Hour of Power for just £20

The Social Media Hour of Power is run by the Blurt Foundation and costs just £20 including tea and coffee. A ‘Social Media Hour of Power’ is your opportunity to pick the brains of the Blurt experts on all things social media. You might be finding it hard to come up with a strategy, perhaps […]

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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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The Co-op Bank and the future of ethical banking in the UK

Plymouth Social Enterprise Network is an independent organisation that from time to time speaks out on issues which it views of importance to its members – social enterprises in Plymouth. One such issue is the future of the Co-operative Bank. Many of our members have bank accounts with the Co-op Bank (as the Network does) […]

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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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Drinks Reception Invitation

And you’re invited to attend! On Wednesday 16th October, 5.30 pm at Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street Plymouth PL1 4EL Following the great news that Plymouth has been recognised as the UK’s first Social Enterprise City. Plymouth Social Enterprise Network invites you to a drinks reception. The reception will be your chance to celebrate with other social […]

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Great Network meeting planned for 16th July

Please be advised that the next networking meeting is being held at Francis Clark’s offices on 16th of July from 12 to 2pm. 12.00-12.05pm Welcome & apologies 12.05-12.15pm Minutes of last meeting & matters arising 12.15-12.35pm Presentation from Carolyn Giles – Public Private Partnership 12.35-12.55pm Presentation from Jackie Williams – DWP 12.55-1.10pm Membership applications & […]

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