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Beat the Brick! Skype Bread Baking Together sessions now on offer

PLEASE NOTE: OFFER ENDED 13 MAY 2020. PLEASE LOOK OUT FOR NEWS OF CURRENT ONLINE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES Over the past few years many people have shared memories of themselves or their mums trying to bake bread during the national crisis that was the 1970’s Bread Strikes. Turning out a ‘bread brick’ has been the common …

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Bread Bike: Great Hit in Bakery’s 5th Anniversary Year

As we free-wheel towards Christmas, the Bread Bike initiative has proven a great hit in this momentous anniversary year for Planet Leicester Bakers. Launched in the summer to mark the business’s fifth year of trading and community activity, the Bread Bike success represents all that is great about this community micro-business. Every fortnight new special …

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Challenging Stigma and Judgement with Bread: ‘Sharing Bread+’ Launches in Leicester

Sharing Bread+ is an exciting new community project from charity group Reaching People in partnership with Planet Leicester Bakers. Using bread to create safe space for debate, the project seeks to challenge stigma and judgement. It will encourage people to come together to find ways to strengthen relations and build togetherness within communities and also …

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Sharing Bread at the Patient Information Forum, London

Attendees at the Patient Information Forum event last week warmly welcomed the concept of using bread to engage people around health.  The event, ‘Reaching and Engaging Hard to Reach Groups in the Provision of Health Information’, was a fascinating day of presentations from health communications professionals. The focus was particularly people and communities that are …

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