Monthly Archives: June 2019

New Chair Of Trustees

June 28, 2019

Community Action Suffolk, CAS is the county’s leading infrastructure organisation for the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector.  CAS are currently seeking a Chair of the Trustee Board from September who can lead the organisation to build on the great work that has been achieved over the last few years. The role The Chair

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Chief Executive June Blog – Unsung Heroes

June 27, 2019

Chris on Unsung Heroes I recently had the great pleasure of being involved in the first awarding of the Suffolk medal. Three individuals – Terry Hunt, Rev Canon Sally Fogden, and Richard Martineau – all became the inaugural winners. As I took part in this celebration and listened to the speeches outlining the impressive contributions

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Huge Congratulations

June 27, 2019

Huge congratulations goes to CAS’s very own Sarah Mortimer – Senior Manager, Community Engagement who recently completed a mile at the Great East Swim in a brilliant time of 31:18. This amazing achievement meant that Sarah was 3rd fastest for her age and gender at the swim. Well done Sarah we are all very proud

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Launch of the Suffolk Community Awards

June 27, 2019

In a unique partnership, Community Action Suffolk (‘CAS’), Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Association of Local Councils (‘SALC’) are today launching the new Suffolk Community Awards. These collaborative awards celebrate and recognise the huge contribution that groups, individuals, town and parish councils make on the overall quality of life in our communities across the

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‘Playing Out Suffolk’ Workshop

June 27, 2019

What is Playing Out? It originates from Bristol but its concept is based on how our society used to ‘play out’ in the past. Playing Out is a social enterprise that describes itself in the following way: “We are a parent and resident led movement restoring children’s freedom to play out in the streets and

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Celebrating Volunteering in Suffolk -Short films

June 27, 2019

Community Action Suffolk has created a number of short films to celebrate and showcase youth volunteering in Suffolk, starring young people who wouldn’t normally shout out loud about their volunteering achievements! Young people who make an amazing contribution as volunteers in their local communities. CAS and St Elizabeth Hospice have a long history of working together, St Elizabeth

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ProHelp Audioburst #4 : Deben Peninsula

June 20, 2019

Angela Lee-Foster talks to Sonia & Julie from East Suffolk Council about how Suffolk ProHelp have helped Deben Peninsula Coastal Community Team. Please follow and like us and share our news and blog posts:

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ProHelp Audioburst #2 : Plaice & Erasmus

June 18, 2019

Angela Lee-Foster talks to Julia & Hedley Griffin from the Erasmus foundation and Nick Loomes from Plaice Architects about how the ProHelp scheme has supported the Meeting rooms project. Please follow and like us and share our news and blog posts:

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