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Following the recent BBC War on Plastic series (do watch on iPlayer if you missed them – simultaneously depressing and inspiring, one of our Planet South Bank members took up the challenge and returned some plastic ‘feedback’ to a local supermarket … Continue reading

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Planet Food cafe opens this Thursday

South Bank’s weekly pay-as-you-feel cafe and food store opens this Thursday 10th January at Southlands Church Community Centre. To find out more, and to volunteer, contact; Rosie 07734 721187; Bev 07939 884997.  

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Plastic-free shopping! – and Bishy Road’s newest shop opens today

It’s great to see how many shoppers and shops are really thinking about reducing single-use plastic on Bishy Road. We hope you enjoy your local shopping this Christmas!     Bishopthorpe Road’s newest shop, zero-waste-themed The Bishy Weigh, opened this … Continue reading

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A zero-waste shop for Bishy Road?

Alice Hildred, of White Rose Bakes and a volunteer gardener at Planet South Bank’s Community Garden at St Clements Church, is hoping to open Bishy Road’s first zero-waste shop. You help make this happen… Alice is doing some market research  – this link  … Continue reading

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