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Suffolk Community Foundation

In response to a public meeting held in the wake of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens' death, local leaders announced measures to answer community concerns.

A brand-new medal to recognise the greatest sons and daughters of Suffolk is being created.

Pleas have been made to continue to help those struggling to heat their homes after figures revealed a dramatic rise in the number of Suffolk households living in fuel poverty.

Skinner's Pet Foods, based at Stradbroke, near Eye, is sponsoring the Food and Farming Excellence category at this year's Suffolk Business Awards. Managing director Des Smith explains how food and farming businesses often remain hidden under the radar.

The search is on for the paw-fect poster pooch to front Suffolk's biggest annual canine celebration - following in the furry footsteps of previous stars.

Dogs of all colours, shapes and sizes teamed up for a bumper winter walk this morning in the beautiful grounds of Suffolk's Helmingham Hall.

Suffolk's Surviving Winter appeal has had another record breaking year, already reaching the £125,000 fundraising mark.

Ipswich school pupils have spoken about the potential risks they face online as experts called for concerted action to keep young people safe.

A pair of land agents will complete a 125-mile kayak race in under 30 hours to raise money for two Suffolk charities.

The Surviving Winter Campaign has now raised more than £105,000 - but with temperatures set to plummet next week the need for the scheme is greater than ever.

Suffolk businesses are getting together at a special conference to dicuss the challenges of serving an ageing population.

Volunteers in Wickham Market have been celebrating after being awarded a £5,000 grant for their project.

Concerns have been raised over the increase in the number of excess winter deaths across Suffolk and Essex.

Citizens Advice charities in Suffolk have helped 22,000 people with issues such as debt, housing, relationships and employment during the year.

George Vestey Suffolk High Sheriff talks to Gina Long MBE about the things he loves (and hates) about East Anglia and the worst moment of his life - at Lords cricket ground

The EADT and Ipswich Star's concert of carols was held on Tuesday evening as festive preparations stepped up a gear.

Nominations are open for one of Suffolk's most prestigious awards ceremonies which recognises community heroes.

Christmas is now just around the corner, which means it is almost time for the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star's annual carol concert.

The Surviving Winter campaign has had its best opening month - with more that £65,000 pledged already towards keeping the most vulnerable of our community warm through winter.

Tail-wagging fun is in store as Suffolk Dog Day organisers launch a new Woofers Winter Walk event at historic Helmingham Hall.

Heart patients were all aglow and bursting with pride as they were awarded a highly prestigious award.

This year's Surviving Winter appeal has got off to one of its best ever starts in Suffolk - and has been boosted by a record £30,000 match funding pledge.

Plans for a new brain injury rehabilitation hub and housing centre in Ipswich have been boosted thanks to some large donations towards the cost of the build.

A campaign to help vulnerable people in Suffolk heat their homes this winter is launched today.

In East Anglia statistics show that more than 700 people in Suffolk alone die each year because of poor living conditions and a lack of heating. Now award-winning housing developer Hopkins Homes has announced a major donation of £150,000 to establish the Hopkins Winter Crisis Fund

A fundraising challenge event that brought together teams from the financial and legal professions has raised more than £2,000 to support charity work across the Suffolk and Essex borders.

A born and bred Ipswich dancer celebrating 30 years on stage has been presented with an MBE by the Queen.

Gina Long talks to Gary Avis MBE - Ballet Master & Principal Character Artist with the Royal Ballet, London

Unscene Suffolk, a community theatre company for adults with visual impairment, has been a life saver for founder member Pam Rivers.

A campaign to raise awareness of online dangers to children will help more than 10,000 young people in Suffolk, we can reveal.

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