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Ready, steady, grow! Our community garden programme for 2018

  Hello everyone! We are putting plans together for the new growing season in the Planet South Bank community garden, ‘The Nose’ at St Clements Church, and we would love you to be involved. We will be running regular gardening … Continue reading

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Packed out event leads to calls for action on plastics

What can we all do to reduce plastic pollution? Public concern about the problem – brought into sharp focus by David Attenborough’s BBC documentary series Blue Planet II – was demonstrated by a high turn out for the first One … Continue reading

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Plastic recycling in York: at-a-glance guide

Confused about what kinds of plastic can and can’t be recycled in York? We are pleased to share this handy at-a-glance guide from the team at St Nick’s, the environment centre in York, which makes it clear what you can … Continue reading

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Planet South Bank aims to trial plastic waste options

On Saturday 21 October, following our Repair Cafe, Planet South Bank hosted a community recycling talk to explore some possible solutions for better disposing of plastic waste and ways to avoid single use plastics. The event included guest speakers from … Continue reading

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Craft-y-Crawl: list and map of participating makers

Craft – y – Crawl Sunday 12th November 2017 12 midday – 4pm List of participating venues (in alphabetical order) with map A. Bishopthorpe Road , The Winning Post, YO23 1NZ Kim Chambers – animal artist selling original artwork, prints … Continue reading

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Bikes to umbrellas: Repair Café fixed it!

Our Repair Café returned to Clements Hall in York on Saturday 21 October, and once again saw a wide range of items given a new lease of life. In the hands of our skilled volunteer repairers, we managed to fix … Continue reading

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Arty – or Crafty? Join the Crawl that puts makers on the map

  Next month sees the return of our Craft-y-Crawl, a Sunday stroll round the streets of the greater South Bank area of York (including Bishy Road and the streets off it) The event, on 12 November (12.00-4.00pm) offers a chance … Continue reading

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