Olympic gymnast surprises Bristol project to celebrate substantial grant from Big Lottery Fund

Bristol-based young peoples’ charity, 1625 Independent People (1625ip), is celebrating after receiving £901,194 from the Big Lottery Fund to continue their work with young people in the South West. Olympic gymnast, Claudia Fragapane, surprised the Future 4 Me team by visiting them in Bristol to celebrate the news. The Future 4 Me project supports young […]

And the winner is….

We have been running a Christmas colouring competition during December, in partnership with the Weston-super-Mare Foodbank. Children have been asked to colour in a picture of the Plum bear and at the same time bring a donation to the Foodbank, in the hope of winning the real Plum Build-a-Bear. The Plum team have really enjoyed seeing […]

‘Plum’ Christmas adverts 2016

Watching the John Lewis Christmas advert has become as illustrative of the festive season having arrived, as the Coca Cola lorry driving through town or the X Factor finalists racing to number one.  The competition to create the best Christmas ad of the year is expected to cost UK companies £5.6 billion this year. As […]

Plum Build-a-Bear

Enter our colouring competition to win Plum’s bear – #BearToCare

We are running a children’s colouring competition with a difference. Asking for entrants to make a donation to our Christmas collection for the Weston-super-Mare Foodbank. New figures, released by The Trussel Trust this month, show an increase in demand for foodbanks in the South West. This year alone, the Weston-super-Mare Foodbank has helped feed 3,273 people […]