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Volunteering is alive and well in Suffolk! 

  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...

How can volunteering improve your business?

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...

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

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...

Do voluntary organisations really need a business plan?

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...

Suffolk's first group of young shadow trustees are being trained and placed with local charities

Community Action Suffolk recently held its first workshops to train young people to become trustees. The Young Leadership Project aims to get young people (aged 16 to 25 years old)...

Meet our Suffolk ProHelp providers: Ensors (chartered accountants)

Suffolk ProHelp is a countywide network of businesses which provides professional and strategic support free of charge to voluntary organisations. The guiding principle of Suffolk ProHelp is that members approach this work in...

Funding secured for residents to grow their local communities (East Suffolk)

£384,000 of Big Lottery funding has been secured for a new project which will put residents at the heart of developing their communities in Lowestoft and the surrounding area. Community...

Haverhill’s proposed BMX Pump track takes another step forward

Residents from Haverhill South and enthusiastic BMX riders are invited to see proposed plans for a new BMX Pump Track. The track, which will be located in Greenfields Way between...

Staff blog: Have you heard about #MeetUpMondays?

#MeetUpMondays have arrived in Suffolk, a concept borne out of The Alexandra pub in Wimbledon where landlord, Mick Dore, wanted to do something for those living in the neighbourhood who were lonely. Every Monday,...

Are you brave enough to volunteer?!

Community Action Suffolk’s volunteering team has been busy finding local events at which Suffolk’s army of volunteers can help out. The Great East Swim (23 June), Midnight Walk (12 May)...