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Two new ‘Our Plymouth’ volunteer schemes approved by Council

Two new volunteer schemes have been approved in Plymouth under the successful ‘Our Plymouth’ banner. On Tuesday 10 November, Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet gave the go-ahead for the ‘Right to Read’ and ‘Pledge Plymouth’ schemes to be formally adopted as part of the local volunteer scheme. ‘Right to Read’ will involve people volunteering time in […]

Our Plymouth – review of our first year

In celebration of the first year of the Our Plymouth (Cities of Service) volunteer scheme, here are some highlights. We marked the milestone on Wednesday 21 October. Plymouth was one of seven cities selected by the Cabinet Office and Nesta to take part in Cities of Service, based on a successful American project. Since the […]

Volunteers Week 1 – 7 June 2015

This year’s Volunteers Week (Monday 1 June to Sunday 7 June 2015) in Plymouth looks set to be the biggest and best yet, with a range of events and activities to suit all. Volunteers Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. Plymouth’s army of volunteers has […]

Our Plymouth spring plant giveaway for budding gardeners

A free spring plant giveaway is taking place in Plymouth to encourage green fingered locals to get growing. Budding gardeners are encouraged to get down to the Sundial on Armada Way on Wednesday 29 April from 3pm to 7pm. Those who take away seeds will be encouraged to bring back their produce during Allotments Week […]