Monthly Archives: July 2016

Clothes recycle community project coming to Ipswich

July 26, 2016

New-U is a non profit making clothes recycle community project led by Talent Match Young People. The project was started by a group of participants wanting to give something back to the local community. Clothes swap events are aimed at anyone wanting to recycle items they no longer want or need and will be taking place

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Community Centre Week 2016: CAS supports Wickhambrook Memorial Social Centre

July 25, 2016

It was Community Centre Week 2016 recently (19 to 25 July) and Wickhambrook Memorial Social Centre got in touch to share how Community Action Suffolk has supported them. “The Wickhambrook Memorial Social Centre, the Village Hall, has been trying to raise funds to completely refurbish the Hall kitchen for over five years. The kitchen was last done in

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For those who coordinate volunteers, we support you!

July 22, 2016

  Community Action Suffolk is launching new, quarterly “Volunteer Development Forums” to support colleagues in Suffolk who coordinate volunteers for their organisation or business. CAS understands that a volunteer coordinator is often the only person in their organisation fulfilling that role, so it sometimes feel like a lonely job. The new forums will offer a

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Southwold housing development officially opened

July 14, 2016

Hastoe Housing Association and Waveney District Council officially opened a new affordable housing development for the local people of Southwold on Monday, 20 June 2016. The Town Council agreed to carry out a second Housing Needs Survey (HNS) with a closing date of 7 January 2013. The Community Action Suffolk Services toolkit was used to produce the

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New training courses announced for Suffolk’s community organisations

July 13, 2016

Community Action Suffolk has announced details of its latest training courses aimed at voluntary and community organisations in Suffolk. CAS will run 21 different courses from September through to December 2016, covering a range of topics, with courses starting from as little as £25. Building on their portfolio of successful courses, such as an Introduction

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£40,000 of grant funding available for North West Ipswich

July 1, 2016

The North West Ipswich Big Local Trust has set aside the sum of £40,000 for 2016 Grant Award Scheme funding. If you’ve got a big idea, they want to hear about it! In the Summer of 2015, the BLT refreshed its Big Local Plan. New priorities for action have been identified as part of the

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