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The South West Mutual – why do we need a new bank for the South West?

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Thu 26 July 2018 7pm-9pm Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street, Plymouth, PL1 4EL Did you know that Plymouth has an award-winning regional mutual bank with over £300m of assets and 9 branches dedicated to serving local businesses and residents? This is the US town of Plymouth, Massachusetts, where the Mayflower pilgrims established the first US colony in 1620 after their long…

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Students at Flavour Fest

Rising Stars – Students Get A Flavour For Baking At Food Festival

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City College Plymouth and Column Bakehouse teamed up to showcase the next generation of hospitality and catering professionals at this year’s Flavour Fest. In preparation for their attendance at the South West’s largest food and drink festival, the City College students were given bread making master classes from the baking experts at Column Bakehouse. Georgiana Downing (18) is studying Professional…

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Service Commissioning Brief

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Seeking a vibrant and entrepreneurial individual to work alongside members of the Talent Match team for a [limited amount of time] to provide extra capacity at a crucial time for the project and deliver an important piece of work. Talent Match is in its final year and building its legacy plan. Part of the legacy the project would like to…

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Make Things Happen - Column Bake House

Column Bakehouse launches new fund to ‘Make Things Happen’ in Devonport and Stonehouse

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Column Bakehouse – the social enterprise artisan bakery, run by RIO – is today, on Valentine’s Day, [Wednesday 14 Feb 2018] launching a new initiative show some love to the neighbourhoods its cafés call home, by creating a ‘Make Things Happen’ fund to support community enterprise ideas in Devonport and Stonehouse. Working with Power to Change and its ‘Empowering Places’…

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Social Enterprise UK’s Honorary Fellows

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First Honorary Social Enterprise UK Fellows 2017 will mark the 15th anniversary of Social Enterprise UK. In the last 15 years the UK social enterprise sector has grown, evolved and increased its visibility and impact considerably. The growth of the sector is due, in large part, to the individuals who work at its very heart, taking their own organisations from strength…

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Natalie Ali

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Natalie has been living in Stonehouse for 1 and half years. She has not experienced community work like this before however she does volunteer for a local social enterprise and has previous volunteering experience in both Primary and Secondary schools. She is currently a full time student study Business Management at the University of St. Marks and St. John. The…

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Hannah Sloggett

Peer Connector Hannah

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Hannah Sloggett has been living in the community for 15 years. Her family have lived in Stonehouse for generations and her husband’s family also have a long history in the area, having run Levy & Sloggett on Union Street before World War II. Hannah has worked at the Science Museum in London, the Ragged School Museum and the Plymouth Museum…

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Happy Birthday - Talent Match Cornwall

Manga Workshop

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Another fantastic Manga workshop with Keith Sparrow has been and gone, but our members continue to create some amazing artwork. This workshop was based at the exciting Bazbo Comics in Truro. In this workshop we focused on creating a story to develop characters. To start with we broke the story into four parts: Overall we had nine members taking part…

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