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Over £1.6m National Lottery funding to support young people in Suffolk

A new project providing intensive support for young people in Suffolk to gain and sustain employment and education, launched on 22 March 2017. The Minding The Gap project was officially...

Community Action Suffolk and voluntary sector survey

Start the survey here Community Action Suffolk (CAS) is carrying out a survey to evaluate the support services it currently provides and identify any gaps in its services. The survey...

Volunteer Suffolk website gets Police backing

A new volunteering website in Suffolk has received the seal of approval from the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner. Tim Passmore said the volunteer sector improved the quality of life for...

"Minding The Gap" project launches on 22 March

Wednesday 22 March 2017 marks the launch of our exciting new project, Minding The Gap. This project provides targeted and intensive support for young people in Suffolk who are unemployed...

Fully BOOKed networking event in Ipswich gets the VCSE sector talking

A room of 21 passionate people from the VCSE and statutory sectors joined our VCSE Locality Officer Kirsty Wilmot in Ipswich on 2 March 2017, to share ideas and get...

Charity begins at home for volunteers in Suffolk thanks to new website

There is a new and easy way to discover volunteering opportunities in Suffolk, thanks to a website which launches today. Volunteer Suffolk has been created as a one-stop shop for...

Video: Charles' Talent Match story

Talent Match helps those aged 18 to 24, who live in Ipswich or Waveney and have been out of work for over 12 months. Talent Match is a free service for...

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day (17 February)

Community Action Suffolk (CAS) supports today’s Fuel Poverty Awareness Day (17 February 2017). This marks the end of National Energy Action’s Warmer Homes Campaign, highlighting that around four million UK...

Ready, steady, cook! New community training kitchen opens in Lowestoft

Organisations looking to teach people to cook now have access to a brand new facility following the opening of the community training kitchen at the Kirkley Centre, Lowestoft. Community Action...

A Scout group, cricket club and church in Haverhill are among grant recipients

(Source: East Anglian Daily Times by Mariam Ghaemi) Community groups in Haverhill receive more than £21,000 in grant money between them. Seven community groups in Haverhill are celebrating after being...