Monthly Archives: April 2013

Community Action Suffolk takes to the stage in West Suffolk

April 24, 2013

Community Action Suffolk ran its first event since its creation at Wickhambrook Memorial Social Centre in West Suffolk offering enterprise and funding support to voluntary organisations and social enterprises. The event took place on Wednesday 17th April and marked the beginning if Community Action Suffolk’s community support. Cathy Manning, from St Edmundsbury Borough Council opened the

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Rural Broadband – What has it ever done for me?

April 8, 2013

If you want to know more about available support to help you grow your business online, most business support services are delivered locally, so in the first instance contact your local County Council’s Economic Development Unit. If you are an agricultural, horticulture or farming business, Defra has a scheme providing subsidised training for up to

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Second home in the country?

April 2, 2013

Dr Wil Gibson of Community Action Suffolk is calling on Planning Authorities to undertake community based housing needs surveys to identify endogenous needs and for them to use a system of land auctions. He said the biggest challenge facing rural communities was to look after their own growing populations by providing more affordable housing and

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