Welcome to Creative Sustainability CIC

Community resilience, sustainability and environmental projects

Our core values…..

  • Inclusion: ensuring inclusion of disabled, disadvantaged and vulnerable adults and young people, with long term illness, cared for, excluded, homeless and ex-offenders.
  • Sustainability: encouraging personal responsibility for self, others and the environment, living and working more sustainably, with knowledge and understanding of the issues.
  • Empowerment: speaking up for those who need it, facilitating them to become more enabled and confident with an active role and strong voice in their local community.

Latest News

The Return of Our World

Our World is back!

We are happy to announce that the Our World sessions will be starting up again on Monday the 30th of January at 7.30pm at our workshop in Fromehall Mill.

Join us for discussion, friendship, and pizza!

Find out more here.

 

Upcoming Buddy Up Events

Following the success of our winter Buddy Up events we’ll be continuing them in the new year, with the first one being on the 11th of February in Stroud.

You can find out more and get involved here.

The Power of Being in Nature with Re Connect

dsc_0108-1This winter we began a contract with the NHS for our Re Connect project, where we’re working with adults with long term health conditions.

We got our groups outside and into nature and the effects we saw went way beyond our expectations, for some the transformation was ‘astonishing’.

Watch our short film to hear more about the power of being outside and what we do to support stroke survivors here.

Access Bike workshop is open!

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Access Bike is at last fully fledged with a cycle workshop in the heart of Stroud. Read more here

Our workshop is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2-6pm for drop in sessions. Call us for anything else including referrals and targeted projects. Read about our launch in the local paper!

Thanks to our Crowdfunding community we got match funding from Santander! We’re now honoured to be supported by Annie Pickering who is doing a marathon to raise funds for 40 bikes. Sponsor her incredible effort here.

Creative Camping 2017

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Planning for our 2017 camps is well underway, with our first camp being a weekend at Hawkwood on the 19th of April.

Read what one of our campers says about his Creative Camping experience here.

If you know a young person who’d like to join us on any of our camps let us know. We also love young volunteers age 18+, disabled and non-disabled.

Greening Days

Our Greening Days have been a great success, and we’ve got one more coming up on the 2nd of February!
We’ve worked with two hundred students, installing ponds, building bird and bat boxes, insect hotels, planting pollinator habitats, and sowing wildflower meadows to improve biodiversity on their campuses.
Find out how your school can get involved here.