Food Equality Workshop

Timebank South West recently worked with Plymouth Food Equality Project who ran workshops for Timebankers in Barne Barton and Stonehouse, aimed at recording individual and group food stories. The [...]

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Tap Time

A Timebank member who lives in Efford asked us if we could find someone who knew how to replace a washer in one of her sinks at home. The washer had gone brittle and had cracked resulting in [...]

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Lost at sea

Our lovely Timebanker Phil came to the rescue of a lost baby seagull found by Gloucester Court residents. Phil regularly looks after injured birds until they are well enough to be returned back [...]

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Timebankers raise money

In June several of our Timebank Hubs got involved in baking cupcakes to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society. In total a whopping £283.90 was raised. Everyone had fun either showing each other [...]

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Technological Embroidery

Timebank South West Member Di is a keen embroider and she needed a laptop to store and alter files to be sent to her embroidery machine. Her husband had a laptop which he was not using and gave [...]

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Pre- Christmas Crafting

It was the week before Christmas and people had lots to do so it was amazing to see such a burst of creativity and community spirit happening at this time in Timebank groups. Adults and children [...]

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Devonport Towers Craft Club

Plymouth Community Homes (PCH) have started to replace the cladding on their three tower blocks in Devonport. They are offering activities in the community room there so that residents have [...]

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Gardening in Devonport

Members of Devonport Timebank often go over to Devonport Views, an extra care scheme run by Live West. They have been involved with Christmas wreath making, crafts for the All Ways Apples [...]

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Learning to knit in Whitleigh

Regulars at the Whitleigh weekly social enjoy learning new skills together and asked if we could find someone to show them the basics of knitting. This was easily arranged, and the group spent [...]

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Heligan Gardens – Day Trip

There are keen gardeners in our Stonehouse Timebank and a few members were keen to learn more. A member suggested visiting an established and maintained garden which led onto the idea of visiting [...]

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