Community Connections

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IN EAST SUFFOLK

A helping hand

Whatever you have going on, there are groups and organisations in our area who are ready to help.

We feature many on our Community Connections spots on East Suffolk One take a look below and tune in weekdays to hear the latest from those who work and volunteer for them.

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In the few months we've connected with groups looking after our environment, those in need in East Suffolk and those who need someone to talk to.

If you are supporting our community, please get in touch so we can share your story with East Suffolk.

Check out these Community Connections

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Beccles Community Hub

Beccles Community Hub is a place where people can volunteer or members of our community can contact us for volunteering support. This could be for things such as, one off shopping, collection of prescriptions, dog walking, gardening. The centre also offer befriending and chat/buddy support - and  Community Hub has 'Bring and Take' on the ground floor, with items for hire on the 1st floor such as men's suits. Th […]

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Beccles ‘Bombles’ Litter Pick Team

The Beccles Bombles are a  volunteer group who meet at 2pm every Tuesday - and set about cleaning up litter-strewn areas of the town. They go underground, overground and regularly to the Common. Most of what is found is hard to make good use of, and a lot of it isn't just the things that the everyday folk leave behind. If you can spare just a few minutes, every so […]

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Beccles Community Hub

Beccles Community Hub is a place where people can volunteer or members of our community can contact us for volunteering support. This could be for things such as, one off shopping, collection of prescriptions, dog walking, gardening. The centre also offer befriending and chat/buddy support - and  Community Hub has 'Bring and Take' on the ground floor, with items for hire on the 1st floor such as men's suits. Th […]

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Beccles Public Hall and Theatre

Beccles Public Hall and Theatre is 'Here for you - Here for Beccles' and is ready to welcome you back and entertain - as we head owards the end of the year... and panto season... oh yes it is!The aim of the Public Hall and Theatre is to provide and develop a centrally located facility in the town, where local people can access and enjoy a wide range of activities […]

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Bonds Meadow Community Association

Our aim is to keep the reserve as when humankind lived and worked in the area as an integral part of nature. This small piece of nature in the heart of town is maintained and supported by local volunteers for the good of all who wish to escape or have an interest in the ecological and social history of Oulton Broad. To find out more clic k here

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Brainwave Independence Group

Tracey Bowler is the founder of Brainwave Independence Group: “In 2004, My son was in a road traffic accident, where he was ejected through the rear windscreen of a car. He was in a coma for four months & spent the best part of a year in hospital due to the extensive injuries that he had sustained. My son is left with a severe brain injury, he is registered blind/severe […]

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Bungay Museum

Bungay Museum will be opening during the winter months - every Saturday from 10am until 1pm. Established in 1963, Bungay Museum displays items relating to the heritage, society and businesses of the Suffolk town. Lorna Richardson spoke to us at East Suffolk One about some of the work going on at the museum. Have a listen to what Lorna had to say... Contact Bungay Museum

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Bungay’s Fisher Theatre

Was first opened on 28th February 1828 with a performance of ‘The Belle’s Stratagem’. The theatre was one of thirteen designed and built across East Anglia by David Fisher, serving the circuit of Fisher’s company, ‘The Norfolk and Suffolk Company of Comedians’. Fisher’s company, which was to a great extent made up of members of his own talented family, would visit each theatre in turn for two months, putting on […]

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Community Project: Kessingland Men’s Shed

Kessingland Men's Shed is very much a community project open to all of those in the local area.It is  a workshop and social meeting place for Kessingland residents and during this month, 'The Shed' will be up and running - but there is still plenty to do on the building.However, they are there for all of the community and they can now start making, repairing, creating anything (within reason) they […]

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