EADT Campaigns

Make the Right Call

Make the Right Call When you are ill, do you know where to turn? If you sprained your ankle, where would be your first port of call?

Ipswich Hospital’s emergency department is seeing an extra 60 patients a day compared to four years ago, but could we reduce this by Making the Right Call?

Find out more

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not Hundreds of dementia sufferers in west Suffolk are missing out on specialist care and treatment because the condition is not being diagnosed early enough, according to the charity Alzheimer’s Research UK.

To address this, West Suffolk Hospital is working to improve staff training and ensure that they offer those suffering from the condition a safe and comfortable environment. The EADT, and its sister Mercury titles, has teamed up with the hospital to raise £25,000 to further support patients.

Find out more

Shoulder to Shoulder

Shoulder to shoulder We are calling on our readers to support the worthy Shoulder to Shoulder campaign, launched in conjunction with the Royal British Legion to support former and current members of the armed forces.

From setting up Afghanistan heroes in their own homes, to providing grab rails and level access showers for disabled veterans and days out for the children of serving soldiers, the cause is dedicated to helping those from Suffolk and north Essex who have served their country.

Find out more

Stop the Pylons

Stop the PylonsThe EADT launched the Stop The Pylons campaign to oppose plans for a line of gigantic power pylons across the beautiful south Suffolk countryside.

National Grid was looking to link an extra set of cables between its substation in Bramford, near Ipswich, and a power junction in Twinstead, near Sudbury.

Find out more

 

Let's Get Connected

Let's Get Connected' In 2013 we launched a major campaign across Suffolk and Essex to finally put an end to the mobile phone “blackspots” which blight too many parts of our counties.

The campaign is called Let’s Get Connected – and it aims to do exactly what the title says. To highlight the blackspots in our region and make mobile phone network providers aware of the demand for more transmitters.

Sign our petition and support the cause so we can help you get connected.

Find out more

 

Better Broadband

better-broadband As the voice of our readers, the EADT is constantly campaigning for improved broadband across the county. Over the past two years we have been putting pressure on the council to up their fight and proving to the communications industry that there is demand for superfast broadband in Suffolk. Already, parts of the county have been upgraded but there is still a long way to go before Suffolk catches up with other parts of country.

Find out more

 

Bypass 4 the Villages

Bypass 4 the VillagesThe East Anglian Daily Times launched the Bypass 4 the Villages campaign to end decades of traffic misery for four Suffolk villages on the busy A12.

We are calling for the long-awaited and much-needed A12 four villages bypass – from Wickham Market to the Friday Street junction at Benhall – to finally get the go-ahead.

Find out more

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

loading...

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT