Climb the Column for free on Social Saturday!

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Visitors to Devonport Column this Saturday [15th October] will be able to climb to the top for FREE as part of the national ‘Social Saturday’ campaign. Social Saturday is a national day of activity to celebrate and raise awareness of British social enterprises. Led by the national body Social Enterprise UK, the campaign encourages people to visit, buy from and…

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Anchor’s Away to Talent Match London.. Oll an gwella!

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Over one action-packed week commencing 12th September, Talent Match London visited North Cornwall with members from Talent Match Cornwall to experience various Cornish industries. Talent Match is a Big Lottery funded project which helps 18-24 year olds who have been unemployed for a year or more to find work through developing their skills and confidence and connecting them with opportunities…

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Talent Match Cornwall showed their London members a gnarly day out in South Cornwall

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On Thursday 15th September, Talent Match London took a trip to south Cornwall with members from Talent Match Cornwall to visit various Cornish industries and experience what it is like to work, and play, in Cornwall. The day began at Falmouth Marine School where the Talent Match members had a tour around the boat building facility, a long tradition in…

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National employment programme takes London youth to a land and sea exploration in North Cornwall

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On Tuesday 13th September, Talent Match London visited North Cornwall with members from Talent Match Cornwall to experience various Cornish industries. The Talent Match team started the day with a 5 mile bike ride across the Camel Estuary to begin the day of foraging for food and gaining information about Cornish job opportunities within the food industry. The Talent Match…

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Make Things Happen in your community

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What matters most to your community? Create changes in your area and explore how community business can build better places. What changes would make a difference to you? We are running two Make Things Happen events in Plymouth in September. The Stonehouse based community event is taking place on Wednesday 14th September from 4-7pm at Union Corner in Stonehouse, Plymouth…

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Adults in North Devon receive support through ‘Ready for Your Future’

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The Real Ideas Organisation (RIO) delivered the Department for Work and Pensions funded ‘Ready for Your Future’ programme in North Devon recently, which saw unemployed individuals aged 16-64 sign up to take part in taster days, community based challenges and receive personalised coaching and support, through two different areas of interest, the world of digital and food, enterprise and tourism….

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The Market Hall community consultation events

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The Market Hall is set to become Plymouth’s new space for digital arts, research, education and visitors. In partnership with Plymouth University’s i-DAT (Institute for Digital Arts and Technology), City College Plymouth, Devonport High School for Boys and a range of the city’s brightest tech companies, the new 22,500 square foot centre will offer office, lab and teaching space; conference…

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Nexit – what now for Plymouth and the South West

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RIO calls for new alliances with post-Brexit event Pioneering Plymouth-based social enterprise RIO – the Real Ideas Organisation – is hosting a special event later this month [Wednesday 20 July] at Devonport Guildhall to debate the future for Plymouth and the wider south west in Brexit Britain. ‘Nexit – what now for Plymouth and the south west?’ will feature guest…

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