Monthly Archives: April 2018

Network of rural advisers head to the city of Peterborough

April 23, 2018

[source: ACRE website] The ACRE Network of specialist advisers for village halls and similar community buildings will hold their annual training event in Peterborough. ACRE is pleased to announce that Norris & Fisher (Insurance Brokers) Ltd and Ansvar Insurance will, once again, be the main sponsors. On 23/24 April advisers from 33 counties, will share their knowledge and best

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Volunteering is alive and well in Suffolk! 

April 12, 2018

  The Mayor of Ipswich, Councillor Sarah Barber, presented volunteers with certificates of achievement last night (Mon 9 April) at a special Volunteer Appreciation Event at Gainsborough Community Library. The mayor praised the community’s outstanding achievement in response to a challenge issued by the Gainsborough Community People’s Forum in 2017. Over 3,000 hours were put

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How can volunteering improve your business?

April 12, 2018

Businesses in Suffolk are invited to attend this year’s Suffolk Volunteering Conference on 17 May 2018. “Employer Supported Volunteering” (ESV) is the focus of this year’s conference, organised by Community Action Suffolk and supported by BT. ESV is when employees are given time off to pursue volunteering opportunities during work time. The event will bring

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The magic that happens when local businesses and charities get together! Book your place at the Suffolk Volunteering Conference

April 10, 2018

Suffolk businesses and voluntary organisation’s are invited to attend this year’s Suffolk Volunteering Conference on 17 May 2018 at Adastral Park. “Employer Supported Volunteering” (ESV) is the focus of this year’s conference, organised by Community Action Suffolk and supported by BT. ESV is when employees are given time off to pursue volunteering opportunities during work

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Do you need any furniture for your charity?

April 9, 2018

Do you need any furniture for your charity? Furniture Giveaway flyer The MyGo centre in Ipswich has now closed and we have a range of office furniture that we need to dispose of. We are offering all items free of charge to Suffolk charities, all you need to do is…………… Come to our viewing on

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Do voluntary organisations really need a business plan?

April 5, 2018

We believe that effective business planning is key for your organisation’s success. Sabrina Ward, Community Action Suffolk’s Specialist Business Support Officer, will lead an “Introduction to business planning” course on 25 April 2018 to guide you. This workshop will equip you with the immediate information needed to begin the business planning process, understand your organisation’s value

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