Gwen’s Lockdown Story

This is Gwen’s story of how she coped with having to socially isolate throughout the Covid-19 lock-down. Gwen lives in Ernesettle has been a member of Timebank South West for several years [...]

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Clearing Budshead Barn

Ernesettle residents successfully applied for a Mayflower 400 Community Sparks bid and were awarded £5,000. The award will enable residents to put on an open-air community performance at Budshead [...]

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Great Day Out

What a fantastic day we all had at the Timebank Celebration Event on Sunday 17th November. Lots of people from different neighbourhood Timebanks came together to socialise, share Timebanking [...]

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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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