Monthly Archives: January 2018

Kirkley Centre community event for Lowestoft: 1 February 2018

January 31, 2018

Community Action Suffolk at The Kirkley Centre and East Suffolk Communities Team look forward to welcoming you at this huge community event on 1 February 2018 at The Kirkley Centre. The aim is to showcase services and groups in the area and allow the public to get advice and information on what is available to

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Stronger Charities for a Stronger Suffolk conference: The Workshops

January 30, 2018

Following the publication of the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities report in March 2017 (Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society), CAS has decided to bring the report to life in a practical way here in Suffolk: “Stronger charities for a stronger Suffolk” conference on Wednesday 7 February 2018. More information can be found here, below are further

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Are you a trustee for a charity or community organisation in Suffolk?

January 29, 2018

Following the publication of the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities report in March 2017 (Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society), CAS has decided to bring the report to life in a practical way here in Suffolk: “Stronger charities for a stronger Suffolk” conference on Wednesday 7 February 2018. Are you a trustee for a charity or community

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Free Community Funding Fair coming to Stowmarket

January 23, 2018

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are hosting a free Funding and Volunteering Fair this February for community groups looking to attract more funding and volunteers across the districts. The Fair is open to all parish councils, community groups, from sports clubs to village hall committees, and offers attendees the chance to tap into a wealth

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Does your organisation have its own website or social media presence?

January 22, 2018

Following the publication of the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities report in March 2017 (Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society), CAS has decided to bring the report to life in a practical way here in Suffolk: “Stronger charities for a stronger Suffolk” conference on Wednesday 7 February 2018. Does your organisation have its own website or social

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Village Halls Week 2018: Vital local service kept alive by dedicated volunteers 

January 22, 2018

[by Chris Cowcher, ACRE] The ACRE Network, England’s largest network of rural community support organisations is running the first ever #VillageHallsWeek, starting Monday 22 January 2018. This is a week-long celebration to say a collective “thank-you” to all volunteers who work tirelessly to keep community buildings and village halls open for the benefit of residents

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Are you tired of hearing that volunteers are FREE?

January 19, 2018

Following the publication of the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities report in March 2017 (Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society), CAS has decided to bring the report to life in a practical way here in Suffolk: “Stronger charities for a stronger Suffolk” conference on Wednesday 7 February 2018. Are you tired of hearing that volunteers are FREE?

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Is your experience that accessing funding is becoming more difficult?

January 18, 2018

Following the publication of the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities report in March 2017 (Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society), CAS has decided to bring the report to life in a practical way here in Suffolk: “Stronger charities for a stronger Suffolk” conference on Wednesday 7 February 2018. Is your experience that accessing funding is becoming more

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Free training in February to get young people skilled up as charity trustees

January 11, 2018

“Get on Board” training will equip young people, aged 16 to 25, with the skills, knowledge and confidence to become a young trustee. The training will relate to Charity Commission guidance, as well as reflect real life board discussions, like reviewing key policies and finance papers. Develop your skills, knowledge and confidence in leadership and

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NOW BOOKING – 7 Feb: Stronger Charities for a Stronger Suffolk conference

January 9, 2018

We are delighted to announce that bookings are now open for the first Community Action Suffolk conference for 2018, “Stronger charities for a stronger Suffolk” on Wednesday 7 February 2018. Following the publication of the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities report in March 2017 (Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society), we have decided to bring the

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