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Suffolk Action Week 2021


Monday 4th October – Sunday 10th October 

We are delighted to announce that Suffolk Action Week 2021 is returning this year in partnership with Suffolk Community Restart. 

Join us for a week of events to promote and celebrate all things community and volunteering.

Scroll down to find out more about:

Why become a trustee? – FREE online event

Community Restart Funding – What it is and how to apply

Community and volunteering stalls – where and when, and how community groups can book a stall

FREE online Zoom event: Why become a trustee?

Join Janet, CAS Volunteering Services Officer and Trustee for a local charity, to find out more about the role of a trustee.

If you are considering becoming a trustee or would like to know more about this volunteer role please join this event. 

This informal event will include:

  • Find out more about the trustee role.
  • How do I know if the trustee role is right for me? 
  • Where to look for trustee opportunities
  • Example opportunities in Suffolk

Suffolk Community Restart

Meet members of the Community Restart Team at our Community and Volunteering Fairs to have a chat about how we can help you organisation to restart activities, and funding and training opportunities through the project.

What is Suffolk Community Restart?

A countywide project supporting the VCSE sector to open up for business.  We have a team of specialists ready to support organisations through concerns that they have related to opening up buildings and delivering services. 


A Suffolk Community Restart grant is available for between £250 and £2,500 specifically aimed at supporting groups, clubs and organisations in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector to reopen and restart their services.

Visit your nearest Community & Volunteer Fairs

Be Inspired – Discover the many and varied groups at the heart of your community 

Be Involved – Connect with local people and organisations 

Be a volunteer – Support a cause you care about by volunteering 

Visit our fairs to meet other organisations as well as Community Action Suffolk staff, including Suffolk Community Restart Team.  

Organisations and Community Groups:  Book a place at our fairs

During the week we have stalls available at our fairs for community organisations to promote themselves and attract potential volunteers.

Requests for stands are now closed except for Red Gables and Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre

We are also hosting a stall at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket and at Sudbury Market. Organisations can book a slot on our stall to promote their organisation.

Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre, Stowmarket, Tuesday 5th October

Click the buttons below to request a time slot on our stand in the cafe at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre, Stowmarket. Please note that this event is for community groups with a sports focus.

Sudbury Market place, Thursday 7th October

Click the buttons below to request a time slot on our stand at Sudbury Market.