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Shopping: Bring your own container!

Planet South Bank is pleased to introduce a new window sicker campaign for York traders, aimed at encouraging both businesses and their customers to make sustainable decisions whilst shopping. We’ve teamed up with the York-based plastic-free business IAmReusable to produce … Continue reading

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Repair Café returns!

Following our successful first Repair Café in April, Planet South Bank is putting on another event on Saturday 21 October (10.00am-1.00pm) at Clements Hall in York. The date falls in International Repair Café Week 2017 (14-22 October) when communities around … Continue reading

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Sew easy: clothes mending workshop, 14 June 2017

Following on from our successful Repair Café, the next Planet South Bank repair-themed event will be a skills workshop teaching basic clothes mending. In these days of “disposable fashion”, clothes all too often get thrown out or replaced when they … Continue reading

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One Planet York: A liveable city

News of One Planet York’s annual gathering, Tuesday 13 June 2017. Copied from their information: This year’s theme is One Planet York: A liveable city and our keynote speaker, Oberbürgermeister(Mayor) Markus Lewe from York’s twin city of Münster, Germany is … Continue reading

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Like mending stuff? Join the Repair Cafe team! And save the date! Sunday 23 April 2017

Volunteers needed to help fix items for our first repair café, on Sunday 23 April at Clements Hall, York. Can you help mend furniture, household items, electronic goods, textiles, bikes, toys, jewellery, accessories or electrical gadgets? We are looking for … Continue reading

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Funding award: Repair Cafe and Street Re-Cycle

We are delighted to announce that Planet South Bank has awarded funding to deliver a programme of waste events over the summer by City of York Council’s Community Recycling Fund. See below for ways to get involved! Planet South Bank … Continue reading

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Full bins, empty bellies, lonely lives

Not a Planet South Bank event, but might be of interest to you? There is to be a screening of the film, Full Bins, Empty Bellies, Lonely Lives on 17 March, at the University of York. The film explores … Continue reading

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Pruning workshop, Scarcroft Orchard on the Green

A unique learning opportunity on Sunday February 12th, 2.30-4.o0pm PRUNING WORKSHOP: Come and learn how to prune apples and pears for vigorous fruiting and healthy trees. Taught by Laura Potts and Tony Chalcraft. Bring sharp secateurs, loppers or a pruning saw … Continue reading

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A reminder of two wonderful local events tomorrow, Sunday 27 November

Craft-y-Crawl, 12 noon to 4pm (from 10am at the Golden Ball); and planting in the orchard on Scarcroft Green, 11am – 1pm. Look forward to seeing you!

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Sunday 27 November: a family event, planting in the orchard on Scarcroft Green

Sunday November 27th 11am – 1pm (Posted on behalf of Laura Potts and Buglife) There are 25 Primroses, 25 Cowslips, 15 Red Campion, 15 White Campion, 10 Common Knapweed, 10 Musk Mallow, 10 Oxeye Daisy, 15 Selfheal, 15 Wild Carrot, … Continue reading

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