Community Action Suffolk and Voluntary Norfolk are working together to assess what needs there are around access to business support and advice in 2016. Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations are invited to complete this survey … Read Article about Survey: What business support and advice do you need in 2016?
Beccles Lido recently received a community initiative award from Community Action Suffolk (CAS), in recognition of their work and support for the local community. Suzanne Gibbons from Beccles Lido Limited accepted the trophy and certificate on … Read Article about Beccles Lido recognised for its community initiative
Building on the success of previous years, Suffolk County Council is once again on the search for Suffolk’s most active community. Active towns and villages across Suffolk are being urged to come forward and join previous winners like Kesgrave, … Read Article about Competition launched to find the most active communities in Suffolk
30 representatives from across the voluntary and community sector (VCS) in Ipswich are now trained to have conversations with members of the public, to help everyone lead a healthier lifestyle. This is the first time that the … Read Article about VCS organisations in Ipswich trained to talk about leading healthier lifestyles
A new strategy has been developed to support the future of volunteering in Suffolk and has been unanimously endorsed by Suffolk’s Health and Wellbeing Board. Almost every aspect of Suffolk life benefits and enjoys the successes from volunteering, … Read Article about The future of volunteering in Suffolk
If you are one of 50,000 households* in Suffolk which is off the mains gas network, Community Action Suffolk (CAS) could be saving you money on your heating bill. CAS runs a community buying scheme which has purchased over 1.6 million litres … Read Article about Save time and money: Buy your heating oil through a community bulk buying scheme
(posted on behalf of the Alzheimer's Society) LAST CHANCE TO BOOK YOUR PLACE Learn about the significant progress that Suffolk’s dementia friendly communities have made in the last 12 months. This event will showcase Suffolk’s dementia friendly … Read Article about 9 Dec: Suffolk Dementia Friendly Communities – One year on
On Saturday 31 October 2015 the skatepark in Whitehouse, Ipswich, was officially opened by the Mayor of Ipswich. Dozens of young people turned up with skateboards, scooters and bikes. The dream started nearly ten years ago when the residents of … Read Article about Whitehouse Skatepark unveiled in Ipswich is ‘dream come true’
The determination of local health and social care providers in east and west Suffolk to improve young people’s emotional wellbeing services has resulted in an award of £6 million, over the next five years. Suffolk’s successful bid for extra … Read Article about New £6m funding supports young people’s emotional wellbeing in Suffolk
The High Sheriff of Suffolk Judith Shallow has launched the High Sheriff’s annual awards, and is calling for voluntary groups to submit their entries for these leading community awards that reward the people doing ground-breaking and life-changing … Read Article about Suffolk’s High Sheriff launches The High Sheriff Awards 2016
(source: East Anglian Daily Times by Tom Potter) A group for older people has risen from the ashes just months after being discontinued in a Suffolk town. Age UK Suffolk announced the closure of Woodbridge’s New Horizons club in June this … Read Article about Group makes triumphant return
The largest associations and organizations in the volunteering field take much care in offering public better services, such as assistance services to seniors, immediate help and support for critical situations, housing and job opportunities for … Read Article about UK-Based Volunteering Goes Fundraising For Upgraded Services
On 27 November 2015, CAS’s Sport and Event Volunteering project will be holding an evening of celebration, recognising the achievements of volunteers and event organisers across Suffolk in the last 12 months. A special award will be presented for … Read Article about Vote for the Most Inspiring Volunteer story
"This course was well presented and made a topic that can often be boring when delivered to be interesting and relative to our jobs! Thank you!" "Great course has made me more conscious of my surroundings." "Brilliant day, I've learnt a … Read Article about 1 Dec: A Health and Safety training course that is interesting, not boring!
Community Asset Research Officer £24,000 to £26,000 - 37.5 hours per week | One year fixed term contract based in Ipswich Community Action Suffolk, the county’s leading infrastructure organisation for the voluntary and community sector has … Read Article about We are recruiting! Community Asset Research Officer