Community market bursting with fresh local produce

Freshly picked local produce will be on offer at the community garden’s next market on Friday 8th June, at the CRESS Pavilion, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE, from 10am to 12.30pm.

Special Olympics badminton returns to Suffolk

Special Olympics badminton is coming to Suffolk this month for the second consecutive year.

ActivGardens make ready for Great Garden Trail in aid of hospice

Volunteers are weeding borders, sweeping paths and making plants are in top condition for St Elizabeth Hospice Great Garden Trail, which ActivGardens are proudly taking part in for the first time.

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Spring is springing at community market

As the growing season gets into full swing, come and visit the People’s Community Garden’s plant and produce market on Friday 13th April from 10am to 12.30pm at the CRESS Pavilion, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE.

News from ActivHubs

New ActivHub Opening in Ipswich

Come and meet ActivLives at their new weekly ActivHub opening on Thursday 23rd July at the Ipswich International Church, top of Portman Road, Ipswich, IP1 2HS from 10.00am – 12 noon. Come and join ActivLives at a coffee morning, to find out more about the activity sessions and ‘have a go’ taster session, plus if you are between 40 – 74 years of age you can have a free health check.

Lloyds Bank Community Fund

Earlier this year, over 7,000 community groups were nominated across England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and Channel Islands. 1,400 causes in 350 communities were then shortlisted for the Community Fund award.

Four local causes in every area will be awarded funding depending on the number of votes they receive.
The group with the most votes will get £3,000, the next £2,000, £1,000 and finally, £500.

ActivLives have been short listed for this Community Fund award.

Are you drinking enough?

Summer is here and the temperature is rising! Most of us enjoy the warm weather but often we are unaware that we are becoming dehydrated and need to replace the fluids we lose through breathing, sweating and urinating.

News from ActivIpswich

The Great East Run

This programme is delivered in partnership by Sport England, Suffolk Sport, Suffolk County Council and Coes, Ipswich.

News from ActivSinging

Lloyds Bank Community Fund

Earlier this year, over 7,000 community groups were nominated across England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and Channel Islands. 1,400 causes in 350 communities were then shortlisted for the Community Fund award.

Four local causes in every area will be awarded funding depending on the number of votes they receive.
The group with the most votes will get £3,000, the next £2,000, £1,000 and finally, £500.

ActivLives have been short listed for this Community Fund award.

News from ActivSuffolk

Debenham ActivHub ready for the new year ahead…

On Thursday 11th January, Julie Stokes, ActivLives CEO, presented members with their own New Age Kurling Kits, funded by SCC Councillor Matthew Hicks and Suffolk Community Foundation Suffolk Rural Fund. The two kits include Kurling Stones, pushers and target mats.

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