Monthly Archives: April 2016

Sizewell B and Galloper Wind Farm Limited launch community fund

April 20, 2016

A new community fund has launched in Suffolk thanks to Sizewell B and Galloper Offshore Wind Farm. The Leiston and Sizewell Community Fund will be distributed over a seven year period. Over £85,000 will be made available for community projects in a 10km radius of Sizewell. Applications are welcome throughout the year. The new fund

Read More

Do you or someone you know struggle to live without central heating?

April 19, 2016

(source: Warm Homes Healthy People service) Suffolk’s Warm Homes Healthy People service (supported by all the District, Borough and County Councils in Suffolk) has secured funding from central government to help 270 households across Suffolk have fully-funded first time central heating. Terms and conditions apply. To qualify, households must meet one or more of the

Read More

Suffolk Coastal Community Health Workshops in May/June 2016

April 18, 2016

(source: Suffolk Coastal District Council) Suffolk Coastal District Council, in conjunction with a range of partners, invites you to attend one or more of five workshops to explore what communities could do to support local individuals and families facing specific health and wellbeing challenges, including dementia, isolation and staying active. The five workshops will be

Read More

Survey reveals the state of Suffolk roads is number one concern

April 14, 2016

A recent survey, presenting a snapshot of rural services available throughout Suffolk, reveals that roads and road issues are the main concerns for Suffolk’s parishes. The Rural Services Survey, carried out by Community Action Suffolk (CAS) asked respondents to rank the top concerns for their area. Following roads, these include transport / bus services and

Read More

Community Action Suffolk announces new Chair of its Trustee Board

April 13, 2016

Community Action Suffolk (CAS) is delighted to announce that Stephen Javes has become the new Chair of its Trustee Board. Stephen succeeds Alex Skailes, who stepped down after three years as Chair. The new CAS Trustee Board, which formally commenced on 1 April 2016, consists of Stephen Javes (Chair), Helen Greengrass, John Shaw, Dr. Jan

Read More

Now booking! Suffolk Village Halls and Community Buildings Conference: 14 May 2016

April 11, 2016

Community Action Suffolk is excited to bring you the annual Suffolk Village Halls and Community Buildings Conference on Saturday 14 May 2016. This year’s venue, Great Barton Village Hall, is an exemplary community building which demonstrates a successful approached-to-phased expansion. Following on from the success of last year’s conference in Debenham, we invite anyone who

Read More

CAS IT Services respond to customer needs with a redesigned website

April 11, 2016

Community Action Suffolk has launched a fresh, modern redesigned website for its range of IT services which include broadband, IT support, website and email hosting, cloud services and website design. The new simple navigation improves the customer experience and product ordering on all smart devices including tablets and mobile phones. The design also improves customer

Read More

Meet the speakers: Suffolk Volunteering Conference on 27 April 2016

April 7, 2016

Organised by Community Action Suffolk, the Suffolk Volunteering Conference 2016 will bring together all those involved with volunteering in Suffolk’s Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS), both paid staff and volunteers. This is a day to learn about volunteering in Suffolk and to provide you with information that you can take back and apply to the organisations

Read More

Staff swap the office for the outdoors, to help Lowestoft care farm

April 7, 2016

On a bright and sunny day in March a team from The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) in Lowestoft joined a local charity, getting their hands dirty with some building projects. Staff from CEFAS got away from their desks and pulled out their wellies to get involved at Pathways Care Farm in

Read More

Recent Comments