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Craft-y-Crawl update – change to event timings; and update on spaces at the Winning Post and The Golden Ball

Update to timings on the day (Sunday 18 November) : time change, the event will now run from midday to 4pm. The Winning Post pub on Bishopthorpe Road is now available if you don’t have display space at home or at … Continue reading

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Annual Street-re-Cycle: Sunday 2nd September, 11am to 3pm

The annual Street-re-Cycle event returns this year, in early September. Join in the clear-out! Put stuff on show outside your house and sell it, swap it or give it away. All good green fun… Items can include books, toys, DVDs, clothes, … Continue reading

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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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Street Re:Cycle is biggest one yet!

Planet South Bank’s Street Re:Cycle on Sunday 17 September was its most popular yet. Thirty one households took part in the South Bank-wide event, which ran from 11.00am until 3.00pm (although most packed up at 2.00pm when a heavy downpour … Continue reading

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