Community Action Suffolk Awards

Nominations for the 2017 awards are now closed (Friday 28 July 2017).

Community Action Suffolk Awards 2017 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.

The CAS Awards 2017 are supported by Birketts Solicitors.

Who decides the the award winners?
A panel of Community Action Suffolk staff and some of the sponsors of the awards will assess all the nominations.

When will the winners be announced?
The panel will meet once the nominations have closed and we will announce the winners in September. Winners will then be presented with their awards at the CAS Celebration Event on Tuesday 26 September 2017.


WASSUP (women against sexual exploitation and violence speak up), Ipswich

2016 winner: WASSUP (women against sexual exploitation and violence speak up), Ipswich

The Anne Dunford OBE award – for youth participation

This award is for a group of young people who have taken a leadership role in a decision making process for the benefit of young people.
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Mid Suffolk Holiday Opportunity Playscheme (HOPS), Eye

2016 winner: Mid Suffolk Holiday Opportunity Playscheme (HOPS), Eye

The Roddy Macleod award – for youth club of the year

This award is for a small, but exceptional youth club or youth group which has made a difference to the community.
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Charlotte Willer from Sudbury

2016 winner: Charlotte Willer from Sudbury

The Andrew Towers award – for young person of the year

This award is for a young person who has made a significant contribution to the community.
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Elmswell Fire Officers

2016 winner: Elmswell Fire Officers

The Colonel Probert award – for community initiative

This award is for an organisation that has worked for the benefit of the community.
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Reginald Brine from Lowestoft

2016 winner: Reginald Brine from Lowestoft

The Ian Campbell MBE award – for individual initiative

This award is for an individual who has worked for the benefit of the community.
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Freckenham Village Hall

2016 winner: Freckenham Village Hall

The Village Hall or Community Building award

supported by Business Services at CAS Ltd

This award is to recognise the positive contribution made to a community by its Village Hall or Community Building.
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The Outstanding Contribution to Volunteering award

Elizabeth Murphy from Woodbridge

2016 winner: Elizabeth Murphy from Woodbridge

supported by My CharityGuard

This award is for an individual who has made an exceptional contribution to the community.
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Event Organiser of the Year

Jane Haylock who instigated the Hadleigh Year of the Sheep

2016 winner: Jane Haylock who instigated the Hadleigh Year of the Sheep

supported by Larking Gowen

This award is to recognise an event which involves the local community and volunteers.
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