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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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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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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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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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Board member sought by Effervescent

Effervescent is a boutique-sized organisation with big ideas and a brilliant reputation for beautiful work – and they are looking for some new Board members! They offer creative service design; projects which transform people, places and organisations; consultative support and evaluation for cultural and youth organisations; and creative co-production with children and young people. (more…) […]

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The Trafalgar Inn, Plymouth, under new COMMUNITY ownership

This is very exciting, Plymouth now has a social enterprise pub! It is in the place of the old Trafalgar Inn in Ebrington Street (also formerly known as the Ebs Bar, and Reds). It will be called The Bread and Roses Free House and is a community owned-and-managed venue run as a co-operative, which will feature […]

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