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Creating the community we want
Greening Steyning ran a community consultation process last summer to gather everyone’s ideas on what they want to future to look like. With the climate and ecological emergency staring us in the face, we need to take decisive action. The question we posed was how can we make Steyning, Bramber and Upper Beeding one of the greenest and most sustainable communities in the UK? The results are now in, and show there’s a strong consensus around the need for action.
Working with local communities, parish councils and other interested groups Greening Steyning, Bramber and Beeding is creating new habitat for pollinators on the verges around our three parishes, by allowing wild flowers to grow. Find out more
RecyclingWe are urging everyone to Rethink and use less plastic where they can - for example, try out the milkman to replace plastic milk bottles (dairy and non dairy) or visit a zero waste shop or the Farmers Market with your own ... Find out more
20's Plenty Campaign About the Campaign Greening Steyning is part of a Community Working Party looking into the idea of turning the whole of Steyning and adjoining parts of Bramber into a 20MPH zone. We think it's a great ... Find out more
The Landscape and Farming group are talking to local landowners and farmers, many of whom have already adopted or are making plans to adopt regenerative farming techniques which will support biodiversity. These conversations are ... Find out more
Green ConsumerRepair CaféDo you have repair skills or something that needs fixing? Repair cafes are springing up all over the world in response to the throwaway society. They provide local communities with a way of coming together to ... Find out more
BiodiversityGarden Survey 2020: Results The Garden Survey Results are in The wildlife we share our world with, is in serious trouble. the future is looking very bleak for many plants, animals, birds, and insects. The Greening ... Find out more
How Do I?
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Latest news & events
As part of their 2021 Open Farm Sunday event, Marion and Tim Gue at Huddlestone Farm have offered Greening Steyning a tour of the farm. Huddlestone is a great example of a go-ahead modern mixed farm, with a combination of dairy, sheep and arable crops. You'll get to...
It has been well documented how much impact the fashion industry has on our climate but also on the lives of the people employed and their local communities. The fashion industry accounts for 10% of global carbon emissions and nearly 20% of...
Hear all about the ambitious plans to build a new generation of offshore wind farms all around the UK. Already, offshore wind powers the equivalent of 4.5 million homes annually and generates over 10% of UK electricity by 2020. But with prices falling steadily this...