Category: Locality grants

  • A BIG WELCOME TO THE NEW COMMUNITY FIRST RESPONDERS GROUP

    An impressive group of 11 dedicated volunteers from Ousden, Lidgate, Wickhambrook and Stradishall has set up a new Community First Responders group to cover the four villages. The group’s co-ordinator, Peter Vince says there were 37 incidents in the last year across the four villages to which they could have been called and provided assistance.…

  • Every little bit helps…

    County Councillors in Suffolk are each allocated a small pot of money they can distribute in their divisions to support local communities. My Locality Grant for this year is £12,000 and I have already made several awards: £300 to Clare Swimming Club which took over the pool at Stour Valley Community School for four weeks…