Monthly Archives: May 2017

Students team up with charity to develop sensory garden in Haverhill

May 31, 2017

[source: Haverhill Echo] The innovative community partnership between Castle Manor Academy and Suffolk Mind is sited on Haverhill’s Clements estate and is designed at improving wellbeing within the community. It has also been supported by the Jubilee Allotment Association, People’s Health Trust and Community Action Suffolk. Community Action Suffolk is working on developing social areas

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Volunteers’ Week: 1 to 7 June 2017

May 23, 2017

During the 1 to 7 June 2017, it is Volunteers’ Week. This is the idea time to tell volunteers ‘you make the difference’. It’s the annual campaign to be part of to thank your volunteers and celebrate the difference they make. Last year there was a record breaking 900 events across the country posted on the

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Community joins together to create sensory garden project

May 23, 2017

Students at Castle Manor Academy have teamed up with the Suffolk Mind charity to develop a sensory garden project. The innovative community partnership, which has also been supported by the Jubilee Allotment Association and People’s Health Trust, is sited on Haverhill’s Clements estate and is designed at improving wellbeing within the local community. It has

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Celebrate the heroes in your community!

May 22, 2017

Nominations are now open for the Community Action Suffolk Awards 2017 (supported by Birketts Solicitors), which recognise the volunteers, communities and young people making an impact on the lives of people in Suffolk. Eight awards will be presented to individuals and organisations in Suffolk, from Village Hall or Community Building of the Year to the

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The snap election: understanding the Lobbying Act

May 17, 2017

This is the first in a series of guest blogs on the Community Action Suffolk website. Liz Brownsell, a charity specialist at Birketts Solicitors, discusses the Lobbying Act, the General Election and what charities should be aware of. Many of you will have heard about the Lobbying Act and might be aware that there was a lot of

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Ransomware Attack – what to look out for

May 16, 2017

You may have seen recent news on Friday 12 May 2017 about the large scale “Ransomware Attack” that affected many computer systems across the world. Firstly, if you are unclear about what ransomware is – essentially it is a type of malicious software that encrypts all files on computer systems and demands payment to decrypt

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