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Volunteers' Week: 1 to 7 June 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...

Community joins together to create sensory garden project

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...

Celebrate the heroes in your community!

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...

The snap election: understanding the Lobbying Act

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...

Ransomware Attack - what to look out for

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...

Meet the speakers! Suffolk Volunteering Conference on 25 May 2017

Organised by Community Action Suffolk, the Suffolk Volunteering Conference 2017 will bring together all those involved with volunteering in Suffolk’s Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector, both paid staff...

Recycling campaign success: Suffolk people return vital NHS and social care equipment

A campaign aimed at encouraging people in Suffolk to hand back items of community equipment they no longer require has been a huge success. Organisers extended special thanks to the...

Suffolk Charities at risk without volunteers

A new survey has revealed that almost half of all charitable organisations in Suffolk have no paid staff and are run solely by volunteers. Research of groups in the county,...

Improvements to the CAS training offer

Welcome to Spring. Change is in the air, the birds are building their nests and the days are getting longer. It’s not just nature that is changing but the way...

Evidencing rural need: Parish Profile Reports

Community Action Suffolk’s national body, ACRE, has worked in partnership with local data consultants, OCSI, on the Evidencing Rural Need project. The aim of this project is to show the socio-economic picture of rural...