Winter Fuel Appeal On Target

Over 600 Suffolk people have so far donated all or part of their government winter fuel payment to this year’s Surviving Winter appeal administrated by Suffolk Community Foundation. The fundraising total now stands at an amazing £95,000 with a further £25,000 still to be raised to reach the target of £120,000. Financial support has already been distributed via their brand new partnership with the teams … Continue reading Winter Fuel Appeal On Target

Time to Nominate for The High Sherriff Awards

Do you know an individual or group working in the voluntary sector that deserves recognition? Suffolk Community Foundation has, for a number of years, partnered with the High Sheriff of Suffolk to produce an annual award ceremony and grants programme and time is running out to nominate for The High Sherriff Awards. There has never been a more important time to celebrate the voluntary contributions people … Continue reading Time to Nominate for The High Sherriff Awards

Realisation Of Massive Business Park At Kirton Moves Closer

Proposals for a massive business park in Kirton, which was originally put forward in 2009 and opposed again in 2012, has raised its head again with landowners Trinity College, Cambridge submitting an outline planning proposal to SCDC entitled ‘Proposed Scoping Opinion for proposed logistics facility’  for the development on the Innocence Farm site. The Port of Felixstowe has been looking for more land to expand … Continue reading Realisation Of Massive Business Park At Kirton Moves Closer

Food Trail To Boost Tourism in East Suffolk

Are you a local food producer or restaurant/cafe owner? Do you own a farm shop or run a village pub? This may be a chance to boost your trade by getting involved in a new initiative aimed at highlighting the food industry for tourists to the region A new ‘food tourism’ trail is to be created that will celebrate local food businesses and encourage visitors … Continue reading Food Trail To Boost Tourism in East Suffolk

Beach Hut Wars – Have Your Say

After the furore that greeted SCDC’s proposals to change some of the ground rules for Beach Hut ownership including hiking up rents, they are now asking for the public’s views on how you think beach hut services should be run in the district. The six-week consultation, running until 17 February 2017, asks the public to consider the recommendations to convert all the current beach hut … Continue reading Beach Hut Wars – Have Your Say