Monthly Archives: September 2015

Have your say on Volunteering in Suffolk

September 30, 2015

As part of the development of a Suffolk-wide Volunteering Strategy, Community Action Suffolk wants to hear from people, businesses, organisations and volunteers on their views around volunteering. The development of the Strategy aims to build a strong and sustainable volunteering culture in Suffolk that will enable communities to help themselves and thrive. In order for this strategy to

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How do you grow your community? Let us know!

September 29, 2015

A new campaign, Grow Your Community, has been launched in Suffolk to recognise the positive changes people make to their communities and to inspire others to grow their community. Community Action Suffolk (CAS) is asking people to visit  www.growyourcommunity.org.uk and share how they grow their community to make it a better place. This could be

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Better Broadband for Suffolk update from Community Action Suffolk

September 23, 2015

Here is the latest Community Action Suffolk update from Better Broadband for Suffolk… Community Action Suffolk has for some time now been on the Better Broadband Suffolk Partnership Board, which Suffolk County Council set up at the start of the Better Broadband for Suffolk programme, to improve engagement with the variety of communities across Suffolk.

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Castle Hill Community Centre announcement and open meeting

September 21, 2015

After much consideration, Community Action Suffolk will not be extending the lease of the Castle Hill Community Centre in Ipswich, when it expires on 31 March 2016. Until that time, the centre will continue to operate as usual; bookings, room hire and office space will not be affected. To discuss the future of the centre,

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Final Week for Bookings for Grow your Community Conference

September 14, 2015

Community Action Suffolk has developed a suite of conferences for the autumn. Each conference can be attended in its own right but they are designed to complement each other and you may find all three very helpful. The Grow Your Community conference will enable delegates to explore initiatives, innovations and opportunities to strengthen their community

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17 September: Views sought on Lowestoft seafront

September 10, 2015

The people of Lowestoft are being asked for their views on the future of the seafront. The Lowestoft Coastal Community Team, a group consisting of local business leaders and representatives from Waveney District Council and Lowestoft Rising, is holding a consultation event to seek views on how the area can be improved for the local

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Parishes have been invited to help CAS in helping them to maintain Rural Services in their areas

September 8, 2015

Community Action Suffolk and its predecessor organisation Suffolk ACRE have periodically consulted rural parishes about local services and facilities through the Rural Services Survey. The information gathered has been vital in producing up to date information about Suffolk’s communities. It has also helped communities to retain and create shops, pubs, post offices and other such essential

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