Monthly Archives: October 2016

Suffolk Coastal: Parish Profiles now available

October 31, 2016

Throughout 2016-17 we are looking at how to map community assets at a parish level. Work with Health and Wellbeing Suffolk has enabled us to look at community assets by parishes where the population is less than 1,000 individuals. Community assets can mean many things from buildings to people and spaces.  For the purpose of our work

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Pulling together to support the Haverhill community

October 31, 2016

Community Action Suffolk received £328,424 to fund the local conversation in Haverhill South from the Trust, using money raised by Health Intend through The Health Lottery. The investment has been awarded through the Trust’s local conversations programme, which involves supporting residents to develop a shared vision for their community.  The visit to the capital was

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Suffolk Lives Matter: Community Conversations about Suicide

October 27, 2016

Posted on behalf of the Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board You are invited to join us to find out more about Suffolk Lives Matter: a commitment to prevent suicide in Suffolk. This is a new strategy bringing together a range of Suffolk organisations with a focus on reducing suicides. An estimated 60 people die by

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Annual Review 2015-16: Another incredibly busy and successful year, leveraging more money into Suffolk

October 21, 2016

Community Action Suffolk has now published its Annual Review for 2015-16, which showcases another incredibly busy and successful year. Our work remains focused on supporting the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in Suffolk. Some of the notable achievements include: CAS secured £910,150 from People’s Health Trust to support three local communities over the next three years: Gainsborough (Ipswich), Haverhill South

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An inspiring community atmosphere at CAS’s Celebration and Awards event

October 19, 2016

The winners of Community Action Suffolk’s 2016 Awards were presented with their trophies at an inspiring evening held at the Museum of East Anglian Life last night (18 October 2016). The evening recognised the volunteers, communities and young people making an impact on the lives of people in Suffolk. With a record number of nearly 100 nominations,

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Community Buying at CAS Ltd moves into Cambridgeshire

October 17, 2016

CAS’s community oil buying scheme, which has been saving money for Suffolk and Essex residents, community groups and businesses for the last four years, is now also moving into Cambridgeshire. By bringing communities together throughout Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Essex and making the most of joint buying power, we are hoping to make greater savings and pass

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Community Action Suffolk excited to continue the “onesuffolk” website service

October 12, 2016

Community Action Suffolk (CAS) is excited to be continuing the onesuffolk website service from 1 November 2016, offering organisations in Suffolk’s voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector the opportunity to have their own, low-cost website. CAS recognises the requirements and importance for Suffolk’s parish and town councils to share news and information, something which

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Talent Match visits film production company

October 11, 2016

In early October 2016, Talent Match Ipswich arranged a trip to the fine city of Norwich to visit the successful animation and video-production company, Lambdafilms. We had Talent Match participants from Ipswich, Norwich and Lowestoft with us who were all keen to find out more about this industry. Alex at Lambdafilms told us about how

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