We are delighted to present the 2013/14 Annual Review for Community Action Suffolk (CAS). As many of you will know, CAS was formed on the 1st April 2013 through the merger of ten organisations. During the first year we have worked … Read Article about Community Action Suffolk Annual Review 2013/14 published
UPDATED September 2016: The Framlingham and District Furniture Project, run by Community Action Suffolk since 2013, closed its doors on Friday 16 September 2016 when the five years of BIG Lottery funding came to an end. The Framlingham … Read Article about Framlingham Furniture Project: furniture of all shapes and sizes must go!
Community Action Suffolk (CAS) has appointed Melanie Chew as their new Chief Executive. Melanie joins CAS from EACH, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, where she has been Director of Fundraising and Retail. Prior to that she has held positions at … Read Article about Community Action Suffolk has appointed Melanie Chew as their new Chief Executive
*Fully booked* All places for this event have now been taken. Our next event in Ipswich will be our Networking event on Monday 23rd February, bookings for this will soon been available. Our next Funding Fair is in Bury St. Edmunds on 10th … Read Article about Applying for money? Don’t miss our next free Funding Fair in Ipswich on 13th January 2015
Why Rural Matters – The Case for Investment by Jo Whiting, Senior Development Officer - Communities and Rural Issues I attended National ACRE’s public conference last month, which aimed to examine the economic challenges facing rural communities, … Read Article about Why Rural Matters: CAS attends the national ACRE conference
(source: Ipswich Star) Youngsters have quizzed decision makers in their town at a £5million youth centre. The Youth Question Time Megaphone event saw children and teenagers ask questions on subjects such as leisure and sports facilities and crime … Read Article about Teenagers’ questions on future of town answered at The Mix youth centre in Stowmarket
In the Youth Parliament ‘Make Your Mark' ballot, 175,389 young people throughout the UK, and almost 2,000 young people in Suffolk, agreed that “the national minimum wage should be raised in line with the living wage, as calculated by the centre for … Read Article about UK Youth Parliament “Raise The Wage” campaign
On Friday, 14th November 2014, 285 Members of the UK Youth Parliament (MYPs) gathered in the House of Commons to discuss five issues chosen by 876,488 young people aged 11-18 in the 2014 Mark your Mark ballot; the highest turnout in any youth ballot … Read Article about Suffolk Youth debate in the House of Commons