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A runners Ode to Climate Change

1 November 2021 | by Darren Evans

Hello, my name is Darren and I’m a keen runner. I mainly run trails around Sussex. Whilst running around our beautiful surrounding areas, I realised how bad the litter problem is. In 2019 my wife Jane, my son Alfie and...

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Cassidy’s Wildlife Pond

8 July 2021 | by Cassidy Mabey

I started off at the start of the Easter holidays and one of my mums friends, Gemma, who is an environmentalist, was hosting a project to donate 1 metre squared to wildlife. Then while visiting a local pond at our...

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A Waste-Free Community Climate & Eco Fair

23 June 2021 | by Gemma McFarlane

In 2018, Earth Overshoot Day fell on 1st August. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. When we discussed partnering with...

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Miracles by Design – The eco-homes that pay their own mortgages

31 May 2021 | by Cllr James Meek

ECO homes in Newhaven. Last Thursday Gemma and I went with Dinah Morgan from Lewes Climate Hub to see the new ECO development in the heart of Newhaven. This comprises thirteen flats in two buildings in North Lane, beside where...

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Carbon footprints – can I really make a difference?

30 May 2021 | by Simon McFarlane

Much of our modern lives are disconnected from what goes on behind the scenes. In our houses many things happen like magic. Electricity comes out of wall sockets, water appears through pipes, waste disappears through other pipes, rubbish goes into...

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Oat milk

Oat Milk Recipe

12 February 2021 | by Gemma McFarlane

More people are now drinking plant-based milks whether it’s switching completely or swapping occasionally, either way we know this is better for the planet. We used to buy oat milk but hated throwing the Tetra Paks away and I question...

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NHS.

Setting up a Sustainability Group at work – Climate Action Now!

7 December 2020 | by Becky Francomb

I have worked for the NHS for over thirty years and during that time have developed an increasing awareness of the climate and environmental crisis, and the way that health issues are impacted by the crisis. The NHS is the...

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Climate Assembly.

A response to the Climate Assembly UK survey

25 November 2020 | by Graham Lally

In June this year Climate Assembly UK brought together people from all walks of life to discuss how the UK can reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. At the assembly, participants learnt about climate change and how...

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Why the CEE Bill is important for Seaford

22 November 2020 | by Cllr James Meek

Seaford is a seaside town. We have an esplanade which was built to shield the town from the sea after serious flooding, and in 1987 the beach was covered with a million tonnes of pebble to protect the sea wall....

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