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Events
Green Events Devon - http://www.greenevents.co.uk/devon/page-view.php?page_id=8
Discover Devon Green events - http://www.discoverdevon.com/naturally-devon/events


Information and organisations

Sustainability South West (SSW) - http://www.sustainabilitysouthwest.org.uk/
A
awareness raising and advisory charity supporting action on sustainability in the SW. Information and tools for businesses, public bodies, voluntary groups or those who live, work or holiday in the region.

Plymouth Informed - http://www.plymouth-informed.org.uk/
Information and statistics about the City of Plymouth

Plymouth City Council:
Planning and development: Sustainability Appraisals - http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/homepage/environmentandplanning/planning/planningpolicy/ldf/sa/
Environmental issues - http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/homepage/environmentandplanning/environmentalissues.htm

Government Office South West - http://www.oursouthwest.com/
Provides information and help for improving energy, environmental and sustainability performance in the region.

South West Observatory - http://www.swo.org.uk/
The regional information gateway. Analysis and information across a broad range of demographic, environmental and economic issues. Produces State of the South West Report


Environment

British Trust for Conservation Volunteers - opportunities in Plymouth - http://www2.btcv.org.uk/display/btcv_devon

Plymouth City Council
Conservation information - http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/homepage/environmentandplanning/natureconservation/wildlifeandplanning.htm
Plymouth Sound and Estauries Coastal Planning Study - http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/homepage/environmentandplanning/planning/planningpolicy/ldf/ldfbackgroundreports/brplymouthsoundcoastalplanning.htm
Planning related guidance on coastal development and biodiversity, taking into consideration the estauries nature conservation value.

The Devon Biodiversity Records Centre - http://www.devonwildlifetrust.org/index.php?section=services:biodiversitycentre
collects data and conducts surveys to assess and monitor Devon's biodiversity


Community and Social

Devonport Regeneration Community Partnership - http://www.drcpartnership.co.uk/
'Our vision is to create a thriving, vibrant community that raises aspirations, grasps opportunities and has people queuing to join'.

South West Forum - http://www.southwestforum.org.uk/
The voice for community groups in the South West

Friends of Central Park - http://www.friendsofcentralpark.org.uk

Friends of Devonport Park - http://www.friendsofdevonportpark.co.uk/


Economy

South West Regional Development Agency - http://www.southwestrda.org.uk/
Aim to develop a sustainable economy in the South West, guided by the Regional Economic Strategy 2006-2015.
To be closed March 2011. Some functions to be taken on by new Local Economic Partnerships - details awaited.

 

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