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From Haverhill to Lowestoft, join us at one of our 22 networking events across Suffolk in 2015

Do you want to find out what other community groups are doing? Do you want to have your say about the needs of your group? We are pleased to announce details of 22 networking events offered by Community Action Suffolk across Suffolk in … Read Article about From Haverhill to Lowestoft, join us at one of our 22 networking events across Suffolk in 2015

Young UKYP representative selected to attend 750th anniversary of Parliament

Member of Youth Parliament for Bury St. Edmunds selected to attend the 750th anniversary of Simon de Montfort’s Parliament. Toby Jeffery, MYP for Bury St. Edmunds, was selected as one of a small selection of young people throughout the UK to … Read Article about Young UKYP representative selected to attend 750th anniversary of Parliament

Do you know someone special? Nominate a volunteer, community group or village hall in Suffolk for a CAS Award!

We are delighted to open nominations for the CAS Awards 2015. These are awards for those individuals and groups who deserve recognition for their work and commitment to the Voluntary and Community Sector in Suffolk. You may know someone who … Read Article about Do you know someone special? Nominate a volunteer, community group or village hall in Suffolk for a CAS Award!

Big Society commissioned for important study on ‘state of the voluntary sector’ in Norfolk and Suffolk

(source: Big Society Funding) Big Society Funding CIC is delighted to have been commissioned to carry out a pioneering study which will shape investment in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) in the years to … Read Article about Big Society commissioned for important study on ‘state of the voluntary sector’ in Norfolk and Suffolk

“Fantastic” Funding Fair helps local groups identify sources of money

Today's Community Action Suffolk funding fair (13th January 2015) at the Castle Hill Community Centre in Ipswich saw over 40 VCS attendees cross paths with 15 representatives from local authorities and funding bodies, to hear updates about available … Read Article about “Fantastic” Funding Fair helps local groups identify sources of money

That’s the way to do it! 11-year-old Tommy takes talents to new heights with his new Punch & Judy booth

(source: reproduced with kind permission of EADT) The North West Ipswich Big Local Trust funds local projects, run by local people for local people. Young Tommy recently received £800 from the Trust to develop his Punch & Judy Project, and has … Read Article about That’s the way to do it! 11-year-old Tommy takes talents to new heights with his new Punch & Judy booth

URGENT: Imminent risk of funding cuts to rural services in Suffolk

We need you to sign this urgent national petition today, as a decision on funding is due to be confirmed week commencing 19 January 2015 Suffolk stands to lose vital funding from DEFRA to support its rural services, but you can help fight against … Read Article about URGENT: Imminent risk of funding cuts to rural services in Suffolk