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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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Have your say on the future of Social Investment Tax Relief

The government has opened a consultation inviting comments on the introduction of social investment tax relief.  This is being run jointly between HM Treasury and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (CIC Regulator) and will be open from 6 June 2013 to 6 September 2013.  The attached provides further details: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/205414/consultation_on_social_investment.pdf In support of […]

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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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Training Administration Assistant at DDRC

Training Administration Assistant 40 hours per week (£12,000 to £14,000 per annum) This is an exciting opportunity to join a small group of dedicated staff in a unique and friendly environment, providing support to the Training Team. We have a vacancy for a full time Training Administration Assistant at our Hyperbaric Medical Centre in Plymouth. […]

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WIN: Professional Masterchef Winner Anton’s Carrot Cake

This morning DDRC has been donated a freshly made and fabulous Carrot Cake made by Professional Masterchef winner Anton AND he has also kindly donated a meal for 2 at his restaurant, The Treby Arms. You could win these by buying a lucky draw ticket at the DDRC Christmas Tea & Tour this afternoon, at […]

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Christmas Tea and Tour

PSEN members DDRC are holding a fundraising Christmas tea and tour of their Hyperbaric chambers on Tuesday 18th December. Donations for festive refreshments, cakes and mince pies. Christmas songs by Devonport Park Community Choir. For more information or to book a place please call 01752 209999, email info@ddrc.org or visit the website www.ddrc.org DDRC Christmas Tea & […]

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Extended deadline for Enhancing Skills for Social Enterprises Survey

Plymouth University (UK) is leading a European Commission funded project to assess the ‘soft skills’ development needs of social enterprises. Please note the deadline for this survey has been extended to 17th September. Please complete the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DNQ75S6. Please also note  the university can accept multiple responses from one organization. (more…) Tweet

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