Climate Breakdown – A Community Response

On the 2nd September 2019, a group of passionate and enthusiastic people came together to talk about climate and ecological breakdown. The purpose of the event was to open up community discussion around what we feel needs to be done to tackle the climate emergency, and share our collective wisdom. “It was really good to…

Anthony’s V2020 Blog

Anthony joined the Vegan Network in Winter 2019 and was keen to make more healthy lifestyle choices and move towards incorporating more vegan food in to his diet for this reason. We caught up with Anthony at the end of January 2020 after he took the Veganuary challenge. Here’s how he got on…  What made…

We’re Listening

Thank you to everyone who took part in our survey during December. The below graphs show the highlights of what we heard. All of the feedback and comments have been looked at during our network meeting and will be taken in to consideration when planning future events. ​ What people told us they want to see…

All In – Your thoughts?

Veganism in the workplace Suffolk County Council are pulling together some resources relating to protected characteristics, including Veganism. These resources will help address workplace issues, such as understanding of Veganism, appropriate language to use and feeling safe and confident to be your true self in the working environment. This is a great opportunity for any…

Matt’s Inclusion Article

As you no doubt already know, the Vegan Network is open to Suffolk County Council staff and it’s partners. We’re very lucky to have some great links with West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, and one of our members there was recently interviewed for their staff communication update. We’re really proud of Matt for speaking up…

Lesley’s Guide to an Eco Friendly Period

Let’s talk about periods and the environment! We are all grown up’s here so I know we can have an open and frank discussion about a perfectly natural biological event, that happens to around 50% of the population and the environmental impact that this is having. SCC’s workforce is made up of 70% of people…

Hannah’s Veganuary Blog

WEEK 1 AND 2 I’m starting my blog from week two because I was off with flu for the first week of Jan, which did mean however I managed to adopt a vegan lifestyle really easily due to not eating anything but crumpets (with vegan butter)!! I’ve decided to do a bit of a different…

Jason’s Veganuary Blog

THE BEGINNING OF JANUARY I was really excited about the chance to go vegan for January 2019. I have had lots of conversations with vegan colleagues about what it is like to cut out meat and dairy from your diet. I am a little confused about eating honey, wearing leather shoes, or even shopping from…

Lauren’s Veganuary blog

WEEK ONE So Veganuary… I decided to give it a go!From a young age I always struggled with the association with the meat on my plate to the animals I loved. I toyed with becoming a vegetarian throughout my teen years and would regularly refuse to eat any meat off a bone that my mum…