Yearly Archives: 2013

Halesworth Food & Drink Fair

May 10, 2013

Halesworth Food & Drink Fair, Thoroughfare, 23/6/13 10 am – 4 pm. There is still time to book a stall Contact Jo Crampton, 01986 872345 jo@myfairtrade.co.uk twitter @ehippies Please follow and like us and share our news and blog posts:

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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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Community Action Suffolk responds to the budget

March 21, 2013

Dr Wil Gibson of Suffolk ACRE, a charity supporting communities in rural areas, said: “The difficulty for a rural county like Suffolk is that there aren’t many homes being built in the market towns and villages. My main concern is that we are hearing about banks not lending – you can have mortgage protection but

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Welcome to the New Community Action Suffolk Website

March 18, 2013

We hope you like the new website. Please keep coming back so you can get all the latest information about the new organisation and what it is up to. We will look to develop the site further as time develops but if there are additional comments you have about the site please contact us using

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Roger Turkington talks to Radio Suffolk about Cheaper Energy Schemes

February 22, 2013

Director of Operations at Suffolk ACRE, Roger Turkington, talks to Terry Baxter at Radio Suffolk about Cheaper Energy Together and our Oil Buying Scheme. Part 1 listen to ‘Roger Turkington talks to Terry Baxter from Radio Suffolk on Cheaper Energy Schemes’ on Audioboo   Part 2 listen to ‘Roger Turkington talks to Terry Baxter from

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Community Action Suffolk set to transform Suffolk services

February 19, 2013

Community Action Suffolk set to transform Suffolk services Community Action Suffolk is set to transform the way services that support the county’s voluntary sector are provided, bringing greater efficiency and focus through a stronger and more sustainable organisation. As a county-wide organisation, it will be in a better position to attract greater levels of funding

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