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Communications Officer Role: Join the SusSH team!

Communications Officer Role: Join the SusSH team!

Sustainable South Hams is looking to recruit a new Communications Officer to become part of our team, connecting, supporting and inspiring climate and nature action across the South Hams.

February 26, 2024
A Few New Mentors

A Few New Mentors

As part of our mission to connect community groups with support and inspiration, we’ve been expanding our base of mentors to encompass a wide range of knowledge and experience - read on for an introduction to a few of them.

January 29, 2024
Change Makers: Thermal Imaging Cameras

Change Makers: Thermal Imaging Cameras

The year got off to a flying start with a Change Makers event that proved so popular we had to change venue! Almost thirty attendees joined us in Totnes to understand more about the possibilities of using thermal imaging cameras with community groups.

January 15, 2024
Community Composting: Marldon Success Story and Opportunities for Your Community

Community Composting: Marldon Success Story and Opportunities for Your Community

Marldon’s community composting group, supported by Sustainable South Hams, offers a great example of the potential for community composting in the South Hams. Read on to find out more, and to hear about how to register for the many opportunities we are opening up for your community’s composting champions.

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January 12, 2024
Sustainable South Hams in 2023

Sustainable South Hams in 2023

Our recent Christmas Celebration gave us the chance to hear about some of your proudest achievements from 2023, and was also a reminder of how much has happened for Sustainable South Hams in the last year! Read on for a round up of where we’re at now, what we’re looking forward to, and the wide range of things we’ve been up to.

December 22, 2023
Why Climate Adaptation is Crucial

Why Climate Adaptation is Crucial

In February we'll be working with the Bioregional Learning Centre to discuss climate adaptation at our Change Makers event. In advance of that, Bioregional Learning Centre Director Isabel Carlisle offers an insight to climate adaptation and how communities can look to respond.

December 21, 2023
Spotlight on Thermal Imaging

Spotlight on Thermal Imaging

January’s Change Makers gathering will offer sustainability group leaders space to discuss using thermal imaging cameras as a tool in their community. We spoke with Dan Parnell, who has been using a thermal imaging camera with Sustainable South Brent (SSB) and will be speaking at the gathering, to get some insight in advance.

December 18, 2023
Make Your Voice Heard: South Hams Climate & Nature Strategy

Make Your Voice Heard: South Hams Climate & Nature Strategy

In October, Sustainable South Hams hosted a discussion with representatives from South Hams District Council to discuss the new Corporate Strategy for Climate and Nature. We're encouraging you and your group to have your say - the official deadline was the 30th November, but we have been assured that the council will still take your prompt replies into consideration. Read on for some specific highlights and guidance for your response, including a letter kindly provided by Sustainable South Brent.

November 28, 2023
Key Conversations at 'Keep It Local'

Key Conversations at 'Keep It Local'

Around forty relevant local food producers, distributors, software specialists and marketeers attended the Keep It Local Symposium on Friday 10th November at Follaton House in Totnes. They were invited by South Hams District Council to the event, facilitated by SusSH, with the intention of bringing together expertise and experience around the challenges of selling locally and the potential solutions.

November 20, 2023