Drumming Taster Session

Do you have a passion for drumming or would like to learn more about it? Then this is for you… Youth Action group Diversity 2 Unity (D2U) are hosting a drumming taster session in response to young people from the community showing a keen interest! The event is being held on 12th May from 7pm until 9pm … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Keep On Rockin!

Keep On Rockin goes from strength to strength. Keep on Rockin members and Music Facilitator Trish Bessell have been rehearsing songs to go on their next CD. Funded by the NWI BLT, Keep on Rocking will be recording a CD to help to raise awareness about the group and the work of ActivLives. They say that a … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Roller of a Ride

Parents and pupils of Whitton and Whitehouse primary schools in North West Ipswich were delighted, on Friday 24th March 2017, to be at Whitehouse school playground to see the Roller Event which was part of the Bigger Picture Printmaking Project. This Project was funded by North West Ipswich Big Local Trust and Councillor James Crossley and was run … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Friday Friends Café opens for business April 2017

It’s been a dream for a while to increase support for our older residents living with dementia and now it’s happening! Following extensive research to prove there really was a need in our community and not just in our imagination, we looked for an organisation to help us to employ a project leader. We needed someone with … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Big Idea’s The Movie

In 2012 NWI BLT commissioned students from University Campus Suffolk to produce our first DVD called Big Ideas — The Movie. We wanted to hear from people living in the area what they would spend £1million on to benefit their local community. Filmed between January and March 2012, this film captures what they said…Big Idea’s … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

UnLtd Star People Award

Have a BIG idea that will change your local area for the better? Do you live in the Castle Hill, Whitehouse or Whitton areas? If you do, why not apply for a ‘Try It’ award and positively change your community… We are proud to be working in conjunction with UnLtd to provide funding and support … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Citizens Advice Drop-In’s

Citizens Advice host free Drop-Ins at Whitton Clinic (Meredith Rd) on Tuesdays from 9.30 – 12.00 They can support with issues such as Benefits, Housing, Work, Relationships, Debt and Money, and more. Or parents can phone the Advice line on 0300 330 1151 Or there’s drop – in sessions at the Citizens Advice base in … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Parents and grandparents go back to school for big Ipswich printmaking project

Parents, grandparents and pupils at Whitton and Whithouse primary schools in NW Ipswich have been learning printing techniques. A two-tonne ‘steam roller’ will be used to create giant wall hangings for two Ipswich schools as part of a community arts project The Bigger Picture Printmaking Project invited parents and grandparents of pupils at Whitton and … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

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