Monthly Archives: August 2017

CAS Village Halls and Community Building survey 2017

August 22, 2017

Community Action Suffolk has re-opened the Suffolk Village Halls and Community Building survey to offer the opportunity for additional feedback. As part of the on-going locality based work carried out by Community Action Suffolk, we’d like to ask you about how your buildings play an important part in developing and sustaining local communities. By participating in

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Promoting volunteering in East Suffolk

August 22, 2017

On Thursday 24 August 2017 Community Action Suffolk and the Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Council summer interns will be working together on an event to raise awareness of the volunteering opportunities in East Suffolk.  This event is aimed at encouraging young people from the district to get on board with the many exciting and useful

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Now booking! Locality Network event in Leiston (5 September)

August 18, 2017

Tuesday 5 September 2017, 9:45am to 12:30pm at Sizewell Sports and Social Club, Leiston Join us for networking opportunities, inspiring speakers, and local news and intelligence from your CAS Locality Officer. VCSE sector organisations are invited to this CAS Locality Network event. These events are where connections are made and partnerships are formed, so do join

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Now booking! Locality Network event in Elmswell (13 September)

August 11, 2017

Wednesday 13 September 2017, 9:45am to 12:30pm at Blackbourne Community Centre, Elmswell. Join us for networking opportunities, inspiring speakers, and local news and intelligence from your CAS Locality Officer. VCSE sector organisations are invited to this CAS Locality Network event. These events are where connections are made and partnerships are formed, so do join us!

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Small grants available for voluntary and community groups in Haverhill

August 11, 2017

Applications are now open for constituted voluntary and community groups in Haverhill South to apply for grants of up to £1,000. Local groups are invited to apply for the small pots of funding to make their community an even better place to live. The funding is being awarded by Haverhill South People’s Forum, which was

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Making more good neighbours in Suffolk to tackle loneliness

August 8, 2017

Local communities will be able to offer more help to the elderly and isolated, following £250,000 of Big Lottery funding for Good Neighbour Schemes in Suffolk. The funding is the result of a successful bid over the last two years, by Community Action Suffolk. It will enable CAS to appoint a full time coordinator to

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Record number of CAS Awards nominations!

August 7, 2017

Thank you to everyone who made a nomination for the CAS Awards 2017, we broke our record for the most number of nominations received! It’s going to be a tough job choosing winners from the 94 nominations, as there is so much fantastic community-spirited work going on in Suffolk. Once the panel has chosen the

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Tender opportunity: evaluation of the Minding The Gap project

August 2, 2017

We are delighted to announce this tender opportunity for the procurement of evaluation for the Minding The Gap project in Suffolk. Minding The Gap is part of the national Building Better Opportunities programme and is jointly funded by the European Social Fund and Big Lottery Fund. Further information on the Building Better Opportunities programme can

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“This special event showcases everything that is good about Lowestoft” – festival is hailed a success

August 1, 2017

[source: Lowestoft Journal] The Lowestoft Summer Festival is a partnership of Lowestoft Vision, Lowestoft Rising, Lowestoft Lions, Lowestoft’s Rotary Clubs, the Kirkley Business Association, Sentinel Leisure Trust, the Kirkley People’s Forum and London Road Baptist Church with support from the Access Community Trust. Festival chairman Mark Lanham said: “It has been another really successful event.

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