We are looking for two people who are passionate about volunteering, to have a direct impact on the direction of the Suffolk Volunteering Strategy. We know that volunteering makes a big difference to Suffolk lives and benefits local organisations, … Read Article about Could you help to get Suffolk volunteering?
The Framlingham and District Furniture Project, run by Community Action Suffolk since 2013, will close its doors on Friday 16 September 2016 when the five years of BIG Lottery funding comes to an end. The project, which accepts donations of … Read Article about Framlingham and District Furniture Project to close
Community Action Suffolk's Kirkley Centre is a unique business and training venue in Lowestoft, Suffolk. We offer a professional, friendly and flexible space to hold your next meeting, training course, community group or conference. We … Read Article about 20% off room hire at the Kirkley Centre (Lowestoft) throughout August and September!
If your Neighbourhood Plan is underlining the demand for specific types of housing in your community, consider this: community groups can – and are – building homes themselves, and they are doing it all over the country with fantastic results. No … Read Article about Funding available for communities considering building housing developments (closes 12 August 2016)
Staff from Talent Match recently attended the Lowestoft Summer Festival (23 July 2016) to raise awareness of how the project can help those aged 18 to 24, who have been out of work for over 12 months. Charles Gregg, Youth Forum Lead … Read Article about Talent Match spreads the word about their work at the Lowestoft Summer Festival
New-U is a non profit making clothes recycle community project led by Talent Match Young People. The project was started by a group of participants wanting to give something back to the local community. Clothes swap events are aimed at anyone … Read Article about Clothes recycle community project coming to Ipswich
It was Community Centre Week 2016 recently (19 to 25 July) and Wickhambrook Memorial Social Centre got in touch to share how Community Action Suffolk has supported them. "The Wickhambrook Memorial Social Centre, the Village Hall, has … Read Article about Community Centre Week 2016: CAS supports Wickhambrook Memorial Social Centre
Community Action Suffolk is launching new, quarterly “Volunteer Development Forums” to support colleagues in Suffolk who coordinate volunteers for their organisation or business. CAS understands that a volunteer coordinator is often the only … Read Article about For those who coordinate volunteers, we support you!
Hastoe Housing Association and Waveney District Council officially opened a new affordable housing development for the local people of Southwold on Monday, 20 June 2016. The Town Council agreed to carry out a second Housing Needs Survey (HNS) … Read Article about Southwold housing development officially opened
Community Action Suffolk has announced details of its latest training courses aimed at voluntary and community organisations in Suffolk. CAS will run 21 different courses from September through to December 2016, covering a range of topics, with … Read Article about New training courses announced for Suffolk’s community organisations
The North West Ipswich Big Local Trust has set aside the sum of £40,000 for 2016 Grant Award Scheme funding. If you’ve got a big idea, they want to hear about it! In the Summer of 2015, the BLT refreshed its Big Local Plan. New priorities for … Read Article about £40,000 of grant funding available for North West Ipswich
Staff and young people from Talent Match Ipswich completed a 15 mile bike ride as part of the 40th Orwell Walk, Run & Cycle on Sunday 26 June 2016. Despite the rainy start and muddy terrain the team cycled 15 miles and all returned … Read Article about Staff complete Orwell Cycle to raise money for EACH and Talent Match
Nominations are now open for the Community Action Suffolk Awards 2016, which recognise the volunteers, communities and young people making an impact on the lives of people in Suffolk. Nine awards will be presented to individuals and organisations … Read Article about Community Action Suffolk searching for the county’s most inspiring volunteers and communities
The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership has been notionally allocated around €46m/£36m of European Social Fund (ESF) money to spend in Norfolk and Suffolk on projects which will enhance the employability of unemployed people, inspire and deliver … Read Article about European Social Fund in New Anglia update
Community Action Suffolk (CAS) is delighted to announce that Peter Richardson has been appointed its new Chief Executive, with Kerry Evans joining as Head of Finance. Peter succeeds Janice Banks, who has been CAS’s interim Chief Executive since … Read Article about Community Action Suffolk announces new senior management team