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South West Learning for Sustainability Coalition 
 March 2015 Update
Thought for the update

Its time to Change.
It is time to change, to look inside ourselves, to step into our power and to influence others. It is now time to look inside ourselves, for the change within ourselves.
The system we have now needs to die, it distributes wealth and enhances poverty. The change must some from within us, we need to step into our own power as cultural creatives and begin/support the change to a new system, a new way of being.
Wishing you all luck with that change.
Here is a video on all of us....’The Cultural Creatives’ which might inspire you over Easter and beyond. In the US  it gave rise to the LOHAS  Green Consumer Trend - Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability


Thought provided by Coalition Director, Clare Moody

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The Sustainability Leaders Awards will be back on the 19th November 2015. These prestigious awards, organised by saw  B&Q, Sainsbury’s and Akzo Nobel and Cap Gemini, gaining awards. Are these the organisations we want to see held up as Sustainability Leaders in the field?  
Consultation & projects
On 27th January the SWLFSC made a submission to a public consultation on the 2016 Education Report focusing on sustainability and the post-2015  development.
Read coalition comments
Press Release: Energy Detectives on the case
2.Severn Wye Energy Agency have recently completed their flagship primary school project ‘Energy Detectives.’ Aiming to reduce schools’ energy use to improve their environmental performance, the project proved a great success preventing 11 tonnes of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere in just one year.
Courses & events
 Learning from the sharp end – implications for sustainability in Higher Education 
International Symposium | 6-9 September 2015 Bristol, UK  (See website)
Cascade Training  are running a series of courses for managers and their teams in Bristol and Taunton:
Building and Leading a Team: Wednesday 22nd April  (Taunton)
Leading and Managing Change: Tuesday 28th April (Bristol)
Emergency First Aid at Work: Thursday 7th May (Taunton)
Crowdfunding: how to launch & run a successful campaign: Tuesday 19th May (Bristol)
Call for events to promote Naturally Healthy Week 23-31 May 2015
Natural Devon and partners are launching a ‘Naturally Healthy Week’ to promote the Naturally Healthy priority theme to encourage more people to get outside, get healthy and enjoy the great outdoors and wildlife, coincides with half-term holidays.
One Year in Transition : Spring Newsletter

Head of Domestic Energy Services - Severn Wye

Severn Wye is a sustainable energy focused educational charity working in the South West and Wales. This post combines skilled project management and competent people management skills. 

Selection of the jobs on offer from Environment Job:
Product and Customer Service Advisor
Photonic Universe Ltd, Orpington, South East London, £22,000 - £30,000 pa
Senior Lecturer in Renewable Energy
Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth, Powys, £34,233 pro rata
Senior Engineer
BayWa r.e. Solar Systems Ltd, Machynlleth, Negotiable dependant upon experience
Climate Change Press and Communications Coordinator
CARE Denmark (CDK), Home based - International
Channel Manager
Good Energy, Chippenham, Wiltshire, Up to £45,000 (DOE)
Commercial Generation Manager
Good Energy, Chippenham, Wiltshire, £40,000 - £45,000 pa
Relationship Officer for Home Energy Scotland
Changeworks, Edinburgh, £23,697 - £26,235 pa
Environmental Manager
Middlesex University, Hendon, London, From £41,875 up to £48,144 pa
Business Development Officer
Solar Trade Association, London, Up to £30,000 pa
Energy Co-ordinator
Ashfield District Council, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, £22,937 - £25,440 pa
Sustainable Energy Engineer
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, £30,764 - £40,558 pa
Conservation & Wildlife
Nature Reserves Manager
Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust, St Albans, £32,286 - £35,065 (Scale points 35-38)
Reserve Warden x2 - Woodwalton and Holme Fen NNR
Natural England, Cambridge, £16,500 pa
Visitor Experience Officer
RSPB, Blacktoft Sands, East Yorkshire, £15,000 - £18,000 pa
People and Wildlife Ranger
New Forest National Park Authority, New Forest, Hampshire, £21,668 - £24,646 pa
River Stewardship Company, Sheffield, £16,000 pa
Natural Futures Communications and Training Officer
Cheshire Wildlife Trust, Malpas, Cheshire, £18,000 - £22,000 pa
Natural Futures Volunteer Coordinators x2
Cheshire Wildlife Trust, Malpas, Cheshire, £18,000 - £22,000 pa
Natural Futures Project Manager
Cheshire Wildlife Trust, Malpas, Cheshire, £26,000 - £28,000 pa
Pooling Together – Wetland Landscape Project Officer
Herefordshire Wildlife Trust, North-East Herefordshire, £23,286 pa pro rata
RSPB, Islay, Argyll and Bute, £17,500 - £19,500 pa
Visitor Experience Officer
RSPB, Flatford, Suffolk, £15,000 - £18,000 pa
Senior Reserve Warden
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, £20,596 - £21,680 pa
Urban Biodiversity Project Officer
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Salary £25,947 pa
Area Co-ordinator (Gloucestershire/Worcestershire)
South West Wildlife Fundraising Ltd (SWWFL), Home-based covering Gloucestershire & Worcestershire, £31,200 pa pro rata to 0.6 FTE
Rochdale & Huddersfield Narrow Project Officer
Canal & River Trust, Lancashire, c.£23,000 pa
Senior Technical Specialist, Business & Biodiversity
Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, £40,000 - £48,000 depending on experience
Account Manager
RSPB, Sandy, Bedfordshire, £22,000 - £26,000 pa
Manager - Freshwater Pearl Mussel Project
Freshwater Biological Association (FBA), Windermere, Cumbria, £32,000 - £37,000 pa
Finance Administrator - Conservation Programmes
ZSL, Camden, Regents Park, £25,706 - £26,662 pa
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