Plastic Challenge 2017
July 19, 2017 – 11:17 am | 4 Comments

What is the challenge?
June 2017 was officially the Marine Conservation Society’s  ‘Plastic Challenge’ month.
This is the third year of the challenge, which encourages people to pledge to cut down the amount of single-use plastics they …

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Suma Wins Prestigious ‘People and Culture’ Award!
November 23, 2011 – 11:00 am | No Comment
Suma Wins Prestigious ‘People and Culture’ Award!

We are thrilled to announce that we are the proud winners of the Phillip Baxendale ‘People and Culture’ award!

Suma and Cooperatives at the Heart of Politics
June 15, 2010 – 10:24 am | One Comment

The UK Cabinet Office are serious about using worker cooperatives to deliver public services – Suma is able to help drum up support

Business For Calderdale
May 13, 2010 – 4:54 pm | No Comment

Suma presents at business for calderdale event May 2010

Greener Together with Co Ops Uk
May 11, 2010 – 1:27 pm | No Comment
Greener Together with Co Ops Uk

We are taking part in an exciting project in sustainable living, organised by Co-ops UK. Participation in the project is open to all, and we’d love you to take part also.

Co-operative Fortnight
May 7, 2010 – 5:31 pm | No Comment
Co-operative Fortnight

June 19th and July 3rd 2010 will be the first Co-operative Fortnight to be held to celebrate and promote co-operative working.

Co-operative Awards 2010
March 18, 2010 – 3:38 pm | No Comment
Co-operative Awards 2010

Co-operative Awards 2010 – nominations by 26 April 2010.

Food Cooperative Forum
January 12, 2010 – 3:23 pm | 2 Comments
Food Cooperative Forum

Networking event including practical workshops for food co-operatives, co-operative wholesalers and retailers, buying groups and growers. Organised by Co-operativesUK as part of the Making Local Food Work project.

Making local food work
November 18, 2009 – 3:05 pm | No Comment
Making local food work

There has been a massive upsurge in interest in local food, food security and communities taking control of their own food security and supply. However, it’s become all too easy in recent years to jump …