Monthly Archives: October 2015

Communities across England are set to benefit from more than £132.6 million

October 12, 2015

(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) 2014-2020 to provide joint investment in 61 local projects tackling poverty, promoting social inclusion and boosting

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Locality Network meeting – Explore Connect East Ipswich

October 9, 2015

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 Health and Social Care reform. CAS is supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) to be a key

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Positive meeting held about the future of Castle Hill Community Centre

October 8, 2015

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 the local community, and there was some discussion around getting

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The Buses Bill – Don’t forget Rural England too!

October 7, 2015

(Update provided by Liam Tatton-Bennett on behalf of the ACRE network) The Buses Bill, announced by the Government in May 2015 and currently timetabled for a winter first reading, is intended to complement the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill which will give new executive powers to cities with the creation of new directly elected

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Join the Talent Match Youth Panel in Ipswich for 18-24 year olds

October 7, 2015

Youth employment service Talent Match is looking for young people to join their Youth Panel to help shape the service and gain new skills. Talent Match offers help and support for 18-24 year olds who have been out of employment, education or training for over a year, to get them into work or training that they

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A Study into the State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector in Norfolk and Suffolk

October 7, 2015

Commissioned by the New Anglia LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership), ‘A Study into the State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector in Norfolk and Suffolk‘ has recently been published by Big Society Funding CIC (September 2015). The report aims to give a better insight into the current significant contribution the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise

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6 Nov: Realising The Value Conference – Be a part of it!

October 1, 2015

[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. Friday 6 November 2015 9:30am – 4pm Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich Do you

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