Monthly Archives: December 2014

Community Action Suffolk Annual Review 2013/14 published

December 18, 2014

We are delighted to present the 2013/14 Annual Review for Community Action Suffolk (CAS). As many of you will know, CAS was formed on the 1st April 2013 through the merger of ten organisations. During the first year we have worked hard to create a strong and joined up presence across Suffolk, providing support services to voluntary and community organisations.

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Framlingham Furniture Project: furniture of all shapes and sizes must go!

December 17, 2014

UPDATED September 2016: The Framlingham and District Furniture Project, run by Community Action Suffolk since 2013, closed its doors on Friday 16 September 2016 when the five years of BIG Lottery funding came to an end. The Framlingham Furniture Project is having a big clearout to make way for new stock and to reorganise the

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Why Rural Matters: CAS attends the national ACRE conference

December 3, 2014

Why Rural Matters – The Case for Investment by Jo Whiting, Senior Development Officer – Communities and Rural Issues I attended National ACRE’s public conference last month, which aimed to examine the economic challenges facing rural communities, showcase how businesses can thrive away from big cities – and hear how rural councils around the country are

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Suffolk Youth debate in the House of Commons

December 2, 2014

On Friday, 14th November 2014, 285 Members of the UK Youth Parliament (MYPs) gathered in the House of Commons to discuss five issues chosen by 876,488 young people aged 11-18 in the 2014 Mark your Mark ballot; the highest turnout in any youth ballot ever! This day is the highlight on every MYPs calendar as

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UK Youth Parliament “Raise The Wage” campaign

December 2, 2014

In the Youth Parliament ‘Make Your Mark’ ballot, 175,389 young people throughout the UK, and almost 2,000 young people in Suffolk, agreed that “the national minimum wage should be raised in line with the living wage, as calculated by the centre for research in social policy, in order to guarantee workers the decent standard of

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