News & Blog

Here we bring you the latest news, events and research from SinCH.

An update on the SinCH visits to Veolia

  • 23rd May 2024

Veolia ERF at Four Ashes Following a granted planning application in February 2011, Staffordshire County Council signed a 25 years contract with Veolia. The Four Ashes site construction completed late 2013 and all the domestic Green Bin waste is now processed there. This facility costed 180 M£ , it is estimated it would now cost […]

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Green Drinks Social Tues 2nd April – Rethinking Food

  • 26th March 2024

7.30 – 9.00pm upstairs at Great Haywood Sports & Social Club Following up recent month’s Green Drinks themes of how we can start to relocalise our economy, Diana Smith will tell us about the local network she is building across Staffordshire to start rethinking our food systems. This network includes farmers, food producers, people involved […]

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Green Drinks Social Tues 5th March- Rosie’s Soaps

  • 1st March 2024

7.30 – 9.00pm upstairs at Great Haywood Sports & Social Club Following up last month’s Green Drinks theme of how we can start to relocalise our economy, Nicki will share her story of how she started making natural soaps and how she turned a hobby into a viable business idea. There will be soaps available […]

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Let’s Think Local

  • 14th February 2024

What’s the issue? In February 2023 we started our Green Drinks Socials with a film Ancient Futures which explored a ‘saner’ way of life. Exactly a year later we showed the short version of the sequel The Economics of Happiness which focusses on how economies and supply chains might be relocalised. A quick trailer for […]

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Make a Nestbox Workshop

  • 11th February 2024

Sat 17th February 1.45-3.30pm  at Great Haywood Memorial Hall There will be boxes available to build which will then be placed around the parish or, alternatively, build a box for your own garden at a cost of £6 each. Book your place as spaces will be limited to 20 by emailing to get the […]

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