Keep allergies at bay this Spring with Suma
April 20, 2014 – 7:06 pm | No Comment

Spring has definitely sprung at Suma. Although a usual bright time of the year, the season, of course, can bring misery for hay fever sufferers. An all year round seller Higher Nature’s Saltpipe (MD180) can …

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Suma’s Community Christmas Event
December 16, 2013 – 1:38 pm | No Comment
Suma’s Community Christmas Event

We held a community Christmas dinner to raise awareness of the issues many people face at this time of year, and to allow local charities and volunteers the chance see how Suma works. Diners included people and volunteers from local charitable organisations and some hand picked local customers.

Suma delighted to be supplying hiSbe in Brighton!
December 16, 2013 – 1:15 pm | No Comment
Suma delighted to be supplying hiSbe in Brighton!

 
Who and what is hiSbe?
hiSbe, which stands for ‘how it Should be’,  is a brand new community owned ethical supermarket in Brighton, the first of its kind outside of London.
Their motto is ‘happiness before profits’ and everything they sell is …

The Rucksack Project – practical support for the homeless this winter
December 4, 2013 – 11:03 am | No Comment
The Rucksack Project – practical support for the homeless this winter

For many people, winter can be a tough time. But it’s sure to be far worse for those who are forced to sleep rough on the streets for the coldest months of the year. We …

Suma wins Halifax Courier Employer of the Year Award 2013
November 22, 2013 – 10:13 am | 5 Comments
Suma wins Halifax Courier Employer of the Year Award 2013

BBC Look North presenter Clare Frisby presented Suma with the prestigious award at this years Halifax Courier Business Awards. An event where the business community comes together to celebrate the area’s biggest success stories. Representing …

Traidcraft fighting unfairness
November 15, 2013 – 12:48 pm | No Comment
Traidcraft fighting unfairness

The Fairtrade programme is doing good things here. The village where I live now has clean water and receives electricity. It’s very exciting – we never believed this would be possible!

River Cottage select Suma as supplier for their new venture
October 24, 2013 – 1:42 pm | No Comment
River Cottage select Suma as supplier for their new venture

River Cottage is working with Hollins Hall Country Club located in Baildon – near Shipley,
West Yorkshire – to make improvements in its ethical, seasonal and local food procurement.

Btec Students Visit Suma
October 3, 2013 – 9:28 am | No Comment
Btec Students Visit Suma

On 25th October we were delighted to host a visit by 19 sixth form Btec level 3 Business Studies students and teachers from nearby Brighouse High School.

Citizenship advice from the Dragons
August 15, 2013 – 10:47 am | No Comment
Citizenship advice from the Dragons

We recently sent Suma Member Bob to be a (very friendly) Dragon in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style judging of young people’s community projects in Bradford.

Glitz, Glam and Celebrations at this year’s Halifax Community Spirit Awards
July 19, 2013 – 8:59 am | One Comment
Glitz, Glam and Celebrations at this year’s Halifax Community Spirit Awards

The prestigious Community Spirit awards are a chance for community-minded individuals, charities, voluntary organisations and businesses of Calderdale to enjoy the spotlight for the evening.

Knitting for Africa
January 31, 2013 – 8:32 am | One Comment
Knitting for Africa

Suma workers get the Knitting bug. To date we’ve collected 50 hand-knit jumpers as well as some woolly hats to donate to the project and more are expected.