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Suffolk's Most Active Community

Suffolk's Most Active Community

Suffolk's Most Active Community is back for 2017 and Suffolk County Council and Suffolk Association of Local Councils are once again looking for entries.

Organisers are keen to hear about communities going the extra mile to get people active.

If a community does any form of physical activity, then they can fill in an entry form to explain the type of activities taking place and the number of people involved in no more than 500 words.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:23 by Laura Sampson

Tags: Community, Awards

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are on the move

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are on the move

Deborah Sage, Head of Communications, for Babergh and Mid Suffolk Councils has supplied the following information on the forthcoming move to their new headquarters.

"Although our Headquarters address changes from 1 October to that of Endeavour House in Ipswich, we will maintain contact points within the Districts we serve. We will have two centres which residents can drop in to at 54 Ipswich Street, Stowmarket and the Town Hall in the Old Market.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:59 by Laura Sampson

Tags: Community, Councillors

WW1 Beacons of Light 11 November 2018

WW1 Beacons of Light 11 November 2018

In Commemoration and remembrance of the end of the war and the many millions who were killed or came home dreadfully wounded, 1000 Beacons of Light will be lit at 7pm on 11th November 2018 throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories - a century after the guns fell silent. For further information how to get involved please view the document Battles Over, WW1 Beacons of Light.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:44 by Laura Sampson

Tags: Community

Voluntary sector involved in the devolution process

Voluntary sector involved in the devolution process

NCVO has today released a report on the extent to which the voluntary sector has been involved in the devolution process. NCVO found that:

  • The voluntary sector has an important role to play in devolution. With experience of addressing complex needs and providing preventative support through a person-centred approach, the sector is well placed to support councils and communities to redesign and deliver devolved public services;
  • Voluntary.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:14 by Laura Sampson

Tags: Community;

Flood and Water Management

Flood and Water Management

Over the winter months flooding can cause persistent and damaging issues for local communities. Despite the disruption this can cause, it can also be quite difficult to know who to report flooding to since there can be a number of different organisations (known as flood risk management authorities) who might have responsibility or involvement in an incident.

Therefore, Flood and Water Management at.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:50 by Laura Sampson

Tags: Community, Highways

Suffolk Young People's Health Project

Suffolk Young People's Health Project

Suffolk Young People's Health Project ('4YP') is currently hosting a survey for all young people in Suffolk aged 12-25.

We are asking how they rate their physical health, what activities they do, and what they'd like to see more of in Suffolk.

This will give us a contemporary picture of young people's health. By obtaining and sharing this information, we hope to influence informed projects, activities, and funding to target.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:26 by Laura Sampson

Tags: Community

Sizewell

Sizewell

Suffolk County Council and Suffolk Coastal District Council held a parish and town council Stage 2 (Sizewell) engagement event on Tuesday 6th December at High Lodge, Darsham. Parishes and town councils were grouped together for this event and comments were taken by each table scribe as the discussion progressed. The presentation given on the day is available on the Sizewell pages, click here to view.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:28 by Laura Sampson

Tags: Community, consultation

Collective effort saves smaller authorities millions of pounds

The following update has been communicated by the National Association.

The local (parish and town) council sector together with local drainage authorities has successfully taken charge of procuring their external audit saving millions of pounds for some 10000 councils and drainage boards

Following the abolition of the Audit Commission, smaller local authority representatives successfully persuaded government to.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:39 by Laura Sampson

Tags: Community

Suffolk Local Policing Review

Suffolk Local Policing Review

The Suffolk Police have provided the following update:

In April this year we implemented the Suffolk Local Policing Review (SLPR), the most significant change to policing in Suffolk for many years. Now that the changes are embedded, we are reviewing the impact and would welcome your feedback.
There was a real need to change the way in which the Constabulary delivers its service. This was partly for financial reasons, but also because the nature of incidents and.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:26 by Laura Sampson

Tags: Community, police

Supporting lives, Connecting communities

Supporting lives, Connecting communities

Do you use Help for Adults?

Help For Adults is an online source for information, advice and guidance about Adult Social Care and other relevant organisations provided by Suffolk, for Suffolk, and could help and support you or those you know.

Help for Adults is part of Suffolk Infolink, which is an online directory of services and providers for Suffolk with over 7,700 records.

On April 4th, Help for.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 10:31 by Laura Sampson

Tags: Community, older people, Health

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