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June 2020

Our Resilient Financial System – BenComs and Community Shares – June 25

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online – zoom

What if we owned our High Street? What if our community owned the rental housing in our community and operated it fairly for the benefit of the community?  How might we raise the finance for democratising and relocalising the ownership of our local economy? The answers to the these questions will lead us to strengthen and ‘shock proof’ our local and regional economies to ensure we have secure livelihoods, fair and accessible housing, and living High Street. There’s lots of…

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July 2020

‘Our Resilient Financial System – Banking for Resilience’ – July 2

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Where did all the banks go? The British banking industry has become an oligoply of giant banks scanning the globe for profits. Their High Street branches are closing by the dozen. Their lending to local enterprises have dried up. What if we started our own bank that concerned itself with the life and wellbeing of our town and countryside businesses and farms? A local bank would play an important role in strengthening and ‘shock proofing’ our local and regional economies…

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August 2020

Local Spark Monthly Meetup, 3rd August

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lupton House, Brixham Road
Churston Ferrers, TQ5 0LD
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Please join us Monday August 3rd, 6pm at Lupton House! We'll be outdoors, together, physically distanced the required metre or two. It will be fabulous! Our main topic 'Doing a Regenerate Torbay Summit'  Coming off a super successful Devon-wide event, let's keep the momentum going and FOCUS on our lovely place. We'll talk about other things too, of course, but please come. An evening picnic - we'll bring some drinks and safe nibbles, but please bring your drinks, snacks, and ideas. Dress accordingly. If we're…

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September 2020

Local Spark Monthly Meetup, 7th September

September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lupton House, Brixham Road
Churston Ferrers, TQ5 0LD
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Please join us Monday, September 7th, 6 pm at Lupton House! We'll be outdoors, together, physically distanced the required metre or two. It will be fabulous! Our main topic 'How do we create meaningful livelihoods for young people and young families?'. We'll talk about other things too, of course, but please come. An evening picnic - we'll bring some drinks and safe nibbles, but please bring your drinks, snacks, and ideas. Dress accordingly. If we're washed out because the weather changes, we'll be…

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October 2020

ONLINE Local Spark Monthly Meetup, 5th October

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online – Zoom
Free

Please join us Monday, October 5th, 6 pm back on Zoom! We had a fabulous outdoor event in September but due to the current restrictions, we are going back online! There's loads to talk about, like the Kickstart programme to help young people get into work, the Torbay Council's economic plans, our own plans, new resources to help local entrepreneurs get started, and more. This will be just like our usual get together with the benefit you can have your favourite…

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