Co-operatives Fortnight 2017
June 2, 2017 – 9:17 am | No Comment

Running from 17th June to 1st July Co-operatives Fortnight 2017 hopes to once again promote that co-operating makes a big difference and that it is time to remind the rest of the UK. For this year’s Co-operatives Fortnight, people are being asked to share their stories of co-operation, these will subsequently be shared on social media.

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The Slow Shopper: Preserves and Veg Boxes
April 26, 2012 – 10:12 pm | 3 Comments
The Slow Shopper: Preserves and Veg Boxes

The latest installment in a series of blogs on shopping locally, avoiding the supermarkets and fumbled attempts at self-sufficiency.

More Nappy Trials for Real Nappy Week
April 24, 2012 – 12:05 pm | No Comment
More Nappy Trials for Real Nappy Week

Suma Member Kari has been trialing some new all-in-one real nappies and tells us how the trial has gone. Rachel and her six-month old son have also been testing Miosolo and comparing them to other re-useable ranges.

Nappy Trials for Real Nappy Week
April 18, 2012 – 2:05 pm | No Comment
Nappy Trials for Real Nappy Week

Real Nappy Week is running from 16th – 22nd April, and aims to make people aware of the benefits of using real nappies and how easy and convenient they can be. Suma Member Kari is trialing some new all-in-one real nappies, and tells us how she and baby Ruben get on with them.

The Slow Shopper: One Week In
April 9, 2012 – 8:20 pm | 5 Comments
The Slow Shopper: One Week In

The latest exploits of one Suma Member who is on a mission to shop more ethically

The Slow Shopper: Six Months Without Supermarkets
April 1, 2012 – 10:45 pm | 9 Comments
The Slow Shopper: Six Months Without Supermarkets

One Suma Member takes on the challenge of going completely supermarket-free for six months. Just how easy is it to be an ethical, local shopper?

Suma Walking Group – On Ilkley Moor………..
October 28, 2011 – 1:19 pm | One Comment
Suma Walking Group – On Ilkley Moor………..

Our latest walk was in a very well known area – Ilkley Moor.

Suma Walking Group – Chew Valley Horseshoe
August 31, 2011 – 12:05 pm | 2 Comments
Suma Walking Group – Chew Valley Horseshoe

Suma Walking Group – Chew Valley Horseshoe

The ‘Chipmobile’
July 12, 2011 – 10:22 am | 4 Comments
The ‘Chipmobile’

For years I’ve been thinking I should start running my car on recyled waste vegetable frying oil and last week I finally took the plunge.

Suma Walking Group – Chew Valley Horseshoe
June 21, 2011 – 10:05 am | No Comment
Suma Walking Group – Chew Valley Horseshoe

Suma Walking Group – Chew Valley Horseshoe

Tong walk – Oasis in the Heart of West Yorkshire
May 5, 2011 – 3:40 pm | No Comment
Tong walk – Oasis in the Heart of West Yorkshire

The Suma Walking Group explore Tong and its surroundings in West Yorkshire.