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Re-Utilise Resource Centre – Lowestoft

Re-Utilise are dedicated to diverting clean waste away from landfill, making it available to be transformed into works of art or creative play. The ‘Scrap Store’ is full of items such as fabric, vinyl, plastic and even leather. These items are perfect for schools, clubs or individuals to transform into works of art, crafts or just let your imagination run wild. Re-Utilise is also part of the national Community RePaint […]

todayNovember 29, 2022 5

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Realise Futures – CIC

Realise Futures – enhancing people’s lives through work placements, employment and training opportunities. The primary aim is to improve and promote the economic and social wellbeing of those who are disadvantaged and/or disabled, across Suffolk aas well as Essex. Realise Futures is organised in three divisions, Learning, Coaching & Advice, Employment and Realise Futures Works, six distinct social businesses. Together they provide professional and tailored opportunities that support people to […]

todayNovember 28, 2022 14 2

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St Edmund’s Day and the Suffolk Flag

St Edmund's Day is on the 20th November  but what are the origins of the Suffolk flag?The design is the flag of the arms of Saint Edmund, Suffolk’s very own patron saint. The arrows symbolise how he met his unfortunate end, shot with Viking arrows, and the crown indicates that he was King of East Anglia. These symbols on a blue background have been used as the St.Edmund’s arms for hundreds […]

todayNovember 5, 2022 14

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Home Start Suffolk

Home-Start in Suffolk is the county's largest family support charity. Their  vision is that every child in Suffolk is given the best start in life because of the love, support and guidance they receive from their parents, guardians or the people performing the role of their parents. You can become a volunteer -it's easy and rewarding. There are options to become a Home Visiting volunteer and part of our Families […]

todaySeptember 19, 2022 13

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Lowestfoft Railway Station Volunteer Team

A team of volunteers at Lowestoft Railway station help organise a range of events throughout the year. - as well as maintian the welecoming look and flower beds that are spread across the station. Lowestoft's Tourist Information Centre is also housed at the station and is run by the group. Listen now to Martin Halliday talk to us at East Suffolk One, about the work the dedicated team of volunteers:

todaySeptember 18, 2022 10

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East Suffolk Market Place: Halesworth and Southwold

Heart of Halesworth brought street performers, musicians, creators and artists out and around the town in a buzzing celebration of Halesworth’s truly independent high street in early September 2022.Listen now to Genevieve Christie talk to us at East Suffolk One about how the event in Halesworth went and look ahead to another coming up in Southwold:

todaySeptember 18, 2022 11

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Kevin Baldwin’s Charity Cycle Ride

Kevin Baldwin, who’s been diagnosed with incurable cancer himself – completed his inspirational journey at Ness Point – where he bagan back in May.Raising money for Cancer Research UK – Kevin’s adventure took him on a route where he said he met some wonderful individuals who had supported him and restored his “faith in people”.Details on how to donate towards Kevin’s Cancer Research UK fundraiser can be found here.Listen to Kev's […]

todaySeptember 17, 2022 50

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Kensington Gardens 100th Year

2022 marks the 100th year for Kensington Gardens. The park located on Kirkley clifftop, in the heart of the Lowestoft seafront. Within the park there are 4 public-use tennis courts, 2 bowling greens and a boating lake. There is also a friendly tearoom and café with indoor and outdoor seating, overlooking the bowling greens. Perfect at anytime of the year with an additional ice cream kiosk and rentable canoes available […]

todayJune 9, 2022 34 2

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