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Home testing now available from libraries and pharmacies as opening times change for community test sites

Home testing now available from libraries and pharmacies as opening times change for community test sites

Posted: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:29

Home testing kits are now available from libraries and pharmacies across Suffolk as part of the fight against coronavirus.

Lateral flow devices (LFD) can now be obtained free from any library in the county,... Read More »

Tags: Covid, Library, Pharmacy, Suffolk, Testing

Registration now open for “Life changing” Great East Run Outreach programme

Registration now open for “Life changing” Great East Run Outreach programme

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 11:26

Registration is now open for the renowned Great East Run Outreach programme for inactive Suffolk residents.

25 Suffolk residents who are currently inactive are being given the opportunity to change their... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, Great East, Most Active County, Outreach programme, Running, Suffolk

First phase of Brandon Leisure Centre’s £2M upgrade is complete

First phase of Brandon Leisure Centre’s £2M upgrade is complete

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 16:32

Abbeycroft Leisure will be reopening the doors at the newly refurbished Brandon Leisure Centre on the 12th April, subject to the Government's roadmap conditions.

The first phase of the 44-week project,... Read More »

Tags: Abbeycroft Leisure, Brandon, Suffolk

New Introducing Safeguarding eLearning Course

New Introducing Safeguarding eLearning Course

Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 18:33

British Orienteering are excited to support their commitment to Safeguarding further by launching their new 'Introduction to Safeguarding' eLearning course.

British Orienteering believes that it is essential... Read More »

Tags: Adults, Suffolk, children and young people, safeguarding

Time to nominate your Grassroots Heroes!

Time to nominate your Grassroots Heroes!

Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 16:38

It's time to starting nominating for your Grassroots Heroes again.

The FA and McDonald's Grassroots Football Awards are for people who make a positive difference by celebrating the fantastic individuals... Read More »

Tags: Awards, Football, Grassroots, Suffolk

Community partners confirmed for county council’s mobile digital care hub project

Community partners confirmed for county council’s mobile digital care hub project

Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 11:13

As part of Suffolk County Council's Suffolk 2020 project to kit out community vehicles to showcase a range of digital care options available to older or vulnerable residents, Suffolk Family Carers and... Read More »

Tags: Active, digital, digital inclusion, rural, suffolk

"The end really is in sight now," - Leader responds to latest lockdown easing announcement

"The end really is in sight now," - Leader responds to latest lockdown easing announcement

Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 09:08

The Leader of Suffolk County Council and chair of the Suffolk Outbreak Engagement Board has responded to the latest lockdown easing announcement from the Prime Minister.

Cllr Matthew Hicks, said:

"I think... Read More »

Tags: Suffolk, Suffolk County Council

Active Partnerships to support schools to open their facilities and support return to sport and activity

Active Partnerships to support schools to open their facilities and support return to sport and activity

Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 12:17

The Department for Education has announced an investment of £10.1 million of funding to enable schools to open their sports facilities outside of school hours, to be distributed through Active Partnerships... Read More »

Tags: Active, Opening School Facilities, School facilities, Schools, Sport England, Suffolk

Ipswich Fit host first large covid vaccination centre from Gainsborough Leisure Centre

Ipswich Fit host first large covid vaccination centre from Gainsborough Leisure Centre

Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 12:19

The first COVID-19 NHS large vaccination centre in Suffolk opened this Tuesday as the health service continues to ramp up the number of crucial first doses of the vaccine as part of the biggest immunisation... Read More »

Tags: Covid, Ipswich, Ipswich Fit, Suffolk, Vaccincation Centre