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Gold at the Global Good Awards!

Last month we announced that we had been shortlisted for a Global Good Award – and this month we are delighted to announce that we won!  We got GOLD in the Best Education Project (Environment) category, and the fact that we were up against some incredibly stiff competition makes it even more of an achievement.  […]

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Portsmouth Regional Final 2018!

Portsmouth Regional Final: 24th May 2018 On Thursday 24th May, our last regional final of the year took place at the University of Portsmouth on the 24th May.   We had 10 amazing teams from 3 schools – Cams Hill School, King Richard School and Park Community School. On our judging panel we had Dr. Jess […]

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Scottish Regional Final 2018!

Scottish Regional Final: 22nd May 2018 Our month of regional finals is almost at an end!  This week our penultimate event was held at the University of Glasgow and saw our teams from Biggar High School, Grangemouth High School and Shawlands Academy bring their fantastic ideas to our first ever Scottish Regional Final! Solutions for […]

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South East Regional Final 2018!

South East Regional Final: 21st May 2018 The South East Regional Final took place at the Museum of London on the 21st of May. We had 10 amazing teams from 5 schools –  Greenacre Academy, Longfield Academy, Plashet School, Quwwat-ul-Islam Girls’ School and Stratford School Academy. On our judging panel we had Sarah Milburn (West Midlands Programme […]

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West Midlands Regional Final 2018 – #2 !

West Midlands Regional Final #2 : 16th May 2018 The second of the Solution for the Planet’s Big Ideas Competition 2018 West Midlands Regional Finals was on Wednesday 16th May at the University of Wolverhampton. Dr. Petula Nurse (the students were very amused when she pointed out that, yes, she really was called ‘Dr. Nurse’!), […]

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West Midlands Regional Final 2018 – #1 !

West Midlands Regional Final #1 : 15th May 2018 We hold two regional finals in the West Midlands, and the first of these took place at Aston University on Tuesday May 15th. It started with a great welcome talk from Joanne Burrows, Aston University Student Recruitment and Outreach Officer, in which she really engaged both […]

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North East Regional Final 2018!

North East Regional Final: 14th May 2018 The second of the Solutions for the Planet Big Ideas Competition 2018 regional finals took place on Monday May 14th in the Centre for Life, Newcastle.  This was a particularly exciting time for S4TP, as it is the first year that the North East has run as a […]

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Yorkshire Regional Final 2018!

Yorkshire Regional Final: 11th May 2018  On Friday 11th May, Solutions for the Planet began three weeks of regional final events for our Big Ideas Competition 2018.  Our Yorkshire teams from schools in Leeds and Bradford descended upon the University of Leeds for a fantastic day of presentations, tours and a surprise workshop! Our 11 […]

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BITC’s Birmingham Community Conversation

Last week I had the opportunity to attend two of the iSE City Drive 2018 events in Birmingham, during BITC’s Responsible Business Week 2018.   City Drive is a week-long celebration of social enterprise in Birmingham, ‘bringing together the do-ers, the believers, the supporters, the funders, the thinkers, the buyers and the deliverers.’ The first event, […]

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S4TP’s workshop at Your Green Future 2018

What could you create from the items in the picture?  How could you use items like these to design models of sustainable buildings and spaces? Last month we took part in the Your Green Future event at Solihull College again, a super event run by the charity Severn Wye Energy Agency , that was developed to address […]

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