The heart of everything we do is driven by the volunteers that make it all possible. We are always looking for new people to help our organisation from driving our hoppers to serving tea to in the Dementia Voice Cafe and much more in between. We exist to make PL12 a better place and we cannot do that without you. To find out more on giving back to your community please click here.
New Year; New opportunities…
Happy New Year to all who help and support Community Enterprises PL12!
Looking back over 2019, it’s amazing to see what can be achieved in a year.
The Community Hub had a well-earned facelift, and is now home to around 12 local Crafters, selling their lovely hand-made goods. The Hub became a Plastic Free Champion, supporting the work of Plastic Free Saltash and SEA to help Saltash become a more eco-friendly town. The Hub also sells a range of eco-friendly, plastic-free products, including stainless steel straws, beeswax food wraps, and coconut fibre scourers. The Local Produce markets have been well supported, taking place on the 1st & 3rd Friday of every month. Christmas saw us holding a handful of crafting workshops, hosted by our talented Crafters; these have proven to be so popular that we intend to carry on with them in 2020; the participants have loved having some “me time” to relax, try something new, and make new friends.
Our Community Hoppers have been busy taking the lovely people of Saltash on various trips; some of the most-enjoyed were the Valentine’s Day Mystery Tour, the ever-popular Sunday Lunch trips, and day-trips to Truro City of Lights and the Mousehole Christmas Lights. Dave is busy planning some great days out for 2020, including requests from passengers. It’s always lovely to hear the positive feedback from trippers, and many friendships have been forged.
Dementia Voice PL12 is expanding rapidly, with standing-room only at some of their recent drop-in cafes, which take place in the Community Hub on Tuesdays, 10am – 1pm. Dementia voice have a very active Walking Group, a Veterans Group, and 2020 will see the launch of their much-anticipated singing group. One of our Directors, Carol, received a well-deserved award at the Cornwall Celebrates Volunteering Awards, for all her hard work for DV12. Congratulations Carol, we’re all so proud of you!
The Scrapstore began as a pilot enterprise with us, and has proven to be so popular, it has now set up independently as what we hope will be a permanent fixture on Fore Street. We wish them all the best for their exciting future.
SaltashCard now has over 1,000 members and growing. This local discount card gives discounts & offers at numerous local businesses; if you haven’t got one yet, or still have the old green card, call in to the Community Hub at 4 Fore St.
Some of the organisations we’ve been working with recently include Saltash Chamber of Commerce, Plastic Free Saltash, Saltash Environmental Action, Saltash Foodbank, Saltash Gardening Group, and the Royal British Legion, and we’re looking forward to working with other organisations over the coming year.
2020 is promising to be a very busy year for us, with some really exciting new projects in the pipeline (watch this space!) BUT we can’t do any of this, without our wonderful volunteers. If you can spare a few hours a month to help with any of our projects, we’d love to hear from you…perhaps 2020 is your year to help us make a difference for the good people of Saltash and its surrounding parishes.
Details on all our enterprises can be found on our website, www.CEPL12.co.uk
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Pop into our Hub at 4 Fore Street
- Local Produce Market, 1st and 3rd Friday every month.
- Community Shop, promoting local crafters.
- Registration for the SaltashCard.
- Meeting place for Dementia Voice PL12.
- Bookings for the Community Hopper buses
- We sell a range of eco-friendly products.
- Crafting workshops.
- Information hub for local organisations & charities.
- Recycling centre for numerous recycling schemes.
- Collection point for the Saltash FoodBank.
- Sale of produce grown by the Saltash Gardening Group.
Monday, Tuesday 9am – 1pm
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9am – 2pm.
Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays.
We hire out our Hopper buses, run a regular Link service on a Wednesday connecting people from Saltash with the stores in Fore Street and at Carkeel and we also run day trips to local attractions. If you have any questions about any of the Hopper services please call us on 01752 848348 or pop in to our Hub at 4 Fore Street, Saltash. Lastly you can email our Transport team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SALTASH CARD !
Become a Member of Community Enterprises PL12 which will enable you to get involved and have a say in the direction of the organisation and the projects we get involved with. You will also be able to vote at our General Meetings for appointment of Directors and major policy changes. Doing this qualifies you for a free SaltashCard that will give you access to discounts and offers in local stores along with access to the Hopper Buses that we run!