Funding Available for Youth Holiday Activities

A project which has been working over the last two years to improve the number of holiday activities for young people in east Suffolk has won at this year’s Community Action Suffolk Awards, and there is more funding available for future projects The Youth Holidays Activity Fund won the Anne Dunford OBE Award, which recognises youth participation, where children and young people aged 11 to 19 … Continue reading Funding Available for Youth Holiday Activities

Review – The Wind in The Willows

The Wind in The Willows by Kenneth Graham adapted by Mike Kenny – New Wolsey Youth Theatre – New Wolsey Studio till Tues 24th October Kenneth Graham’s classic tale of the riverbank was one of my favourites as a child, the adventures of Ratty, Mole, Badger and the irrepressible Toad always a delight – and this production by the New Wolsey Youth Theatre captures the spirit … Continue reading Review – The Wind in The Willows

Funding For Children’s Health Services Set To Be Reduced

At a time when obesity rates among schoolchildren in the county are rising, and support for vulnerable families is seriously strapped for cash, the situation is set to get worse as Suffolk County Council’s (SCC) budget for children and young people’s public health services, which currently sits at £10.8 million, will be sliced by 10% in April 2019. In the 2015/16 academic year, 17.5% of Year … Continue reading Funding For Children’s Health Services Set To Be Reduced

What’s on Stage in Felixstowe – September 2017

If its September it must be Art on The Prom – the yearly extravaganza of all things arty – but with the nights drawing in – there’s plenty to keep you entertained on the Felixstowe peninsula On Sat 2nd The Spa presents The Searchers in Concert at 7.30pm The Searchers are John McNally, Frank Allen, Spencer James and Scott Ottaway, and with such classic hits as … Continue reading What’s on Stage in Felixstowe – September 2017

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – August 2017

August has been traditionally a rather quite month but this year an exciting new Arts Fest opens – and there are lots of other entertainment to keep your summer days and evenings going with a buzz Every Wednesday Music in Felixstowe present the Young Musicians’ Series at 12noon in St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrew’s Road 2nd : Isabella Pincombe (oboe), accompanied by Harrison Cole. 9th … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – August 2017

Exciting New Arts Venue For Felixstowe Peninsula Set To Launch

A group of creative practitioners are on the verge of opening a new arts centre for Felixstowe – and the launch is to take place during an inaugural arts fest weekend that could be the start of an arts extravaganza for the area. Felixstowe Creative Arts Trust (F-CAT) was formed a year ago with the express purpose of opening a much needed dedicated arts centre … Continue reading Exciting New Arts Venue For Felixstowe Peninsula Set To Launch

Grant Funding Available – Apply Now

Suffolk Sports Fund – Grants up to £2000 Deadline 1st August 2017 Suffolk Community Foundation is working in partnership with Suffolk County Council, Borough and District Councils in Suffolk and a number of businesses to deliver a community sports fund that aims to increase access to sport, particularly for those who are excluded through disadvantage. There is overwhelming evidence of the positive effects of sport and physical … Continue reading Grant Funding Available – Apply Now

Suffolk Police & Crime Commissioner’s Fund – Open For Applications Now

Does your group help vulnerable people who may be or are victims of crime, or help rehabilitate offenders? Do you work with young people tackling issues such as cyber bullying or substance misuse? Suffolk Community Foundation are pleased to announce the opening of the new Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioners Fund. Grants between £250 and £20,000 are available to support the work of voluntary and … Continue reading Suffolk Police & Crime Commissioner’s Fund – Open For Applications Now

Review – How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found

How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found by Fin Kennedy – New Wolsey Young Company – New Wolsey Studio till Sat April 29th A brilliantly disturbing allegory of our times, superbly performed and directed – this a piece of modern theatre that is both absorbing and uncomfortably close to the truth – and a must see if you are a connoisseur of first class … Continue reading Review – How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found

Minding the Gap Project – Funding Young People in Long Term Unemployment

Community Action Suffolk have announced £1,660,900 of grant funding for a project providing targeted and intensive support for young people in Suffolk who are long-term unemployed or economically inactive, to gain and sustain employment and education. Community Action Suffolk is the lead partner of a partnership with eight other organisations across Suffolk who will jointly deliver the ‘Minding the Gap’ project. These are: Access Community … Continue reading Minding the Gap Project – Funding Young People in Long Term Unemployment