Click above to view Community Action Suffolk is pleased to present its Annual Review for 2014-15. This document outlines our impact and achievements in this year, and our commitment to supporting rural communities, volunteering and children, … Read Article about Our annual review: it’s been a busy and successful second year!
Community Action Suffolk housing needs survey contributes to six new homes near Hadleigh. photo: EADT (source: East Anglian Daily Times by Edmund Crosthwaite) It is a problem suffered by towns and villages across Suffolk – just how do … Read Article about Whatfield celebrates end to years of work to bring affordable homes to village in Sheckie Meadow
The annual CAS Volunteering Summit on 4 December 2015 is designed to support those of you who are volunteer-involving and this year opens with this daring question. It will examine how to best make use of the time and talents of volunteers whilst … Read Article about Are your volunteers worth it?
(posted on behalf of Suffolk County Council) Temporary Home First Practitioners (home carers) required this winter. Could you be on standby to provide care to someone in your neighbourhood? If so, your skills are needed. Each winter the … Read Article about Your skills could be what Suffolk needs this winter
‘Make Your Mark’ is an annual consultation run by the UK Youth Parliament where young people aged 11-18 have the opportunity to vote inform UKYP’s campaign for the next year by voting for their top issue from a list of 10. This year, over 920,000 … Read Article about Young people in Suffolk vote in biggest numbers yet
Community Action Suffolk, Clare Town Council and Hastoe Housing Association worked in partnership to deliver this affordable Housing scheme on land previously owned by Pies Hill Farm Limited. In 2009, Community Action Suffolk (previously Suffolk … Read Article about CAS’s Housing Needs Survey delivers 11 new affordable housing units for Clare
CAS recently presented three of its awards to recognise the achievements of young people in Suffolk. Anne Dunford presenting the trophy and cheque for £250 to young people and staff at Liquid Youth Club The Anne Dunford OBE Award for Youth … Read Article about CAS Awards presented to inspirational young people in Suffolk
Lady Euston accompanied the Princess Royal on her visit to Lowestoft (seen here speaking at the CAS Annual Review and Celebration event, 8 October 2015) The Princess Royal visited a number of community projects in Lowestoft on Tuesday 13 October … Read Article about Royal visit to Lowestoft community projects
We are all aware of the rising need to demonstrate the Social Impact our organisations have and how they add Social Value to our communities. However, the world of Social Impact Measurement can be perceived as complex, resource heavy and … Read Article about 15 Suffolk organisations needed for Social Impact pilot project
A new report by The Campaign for Community Banking Services (CBBS) highlights the accelerating rate of bank closures. The CBBS says that 1,200 communities across the UK have lost all their banks and hundreds more will do so in the next five years … Read Article about Rural communities: The end of the road for local banking?
*[UPDATE 26 October 2015] We have postponed the Realising The Value conference to 4 March 2016. We are building on your feedback to make this an invaluable resource and unmissable opportunity to strengthen your organisation for 2016 onwards. Now … Read Article about “The day I told my boss to shut up and listen”: find out more on 6 November
(source: Big Lottery Fund) Communities across England are set to benefit from more than £132.6 million after the Big Lottery Fund and EU have joined forces. The Big Lottery Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) … Read Article about Communities across England are set to benefit from more than £132.6 million
Monday 19 October 2015 (Arrival: 9:45am, Start: 10am, Finish 12:15pm) at Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich IP1 6DG Connect East Ipswich is an Early Adopter site in the IP3 and IP4 areas of Ipswich linked to the … Read Article about Locality Network meeting – Explore Connect East Ipswich
Thank you to everyone who attended the meeting yesterday (Monday 5 October 2015) at Castle Hill Community Centre to consider its options for the future. We were very pleased to hear that there is a strong desire to keep the centre at the heart of … Read Article about Positive meeting held about the future of Castle Hill Community Centre
Research by the Campaign to End Loneliness has found that loneliness and social isolation are harmful to our health, and these issues can affect people at any time of life. Your organisation or group may support people who are affected, and … Read Article about How does loneliness and social isolation affect your organisation and those you work with?