Volunteers required for a new Community Garden Project

Volunteers required for a new Community Garden Project at Castle Hill Allotments (between Ashcroft Rd & Dales Rd, Ipswich). Required to help for 1-2 hours per week helping maintain an allotment plot – planning, growing and planting flowers and vegetables. No experience required just lots of enthusiasm. It’s a chance to get out in the fresh … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Two Community Champions receive National Awards

Huge congratulations to two local champions, who are working tirelessly for the people of NW Ipswich, as they receive national awards for their endeavours.   British Empire Medal to Jim Manning for services to Young People and the community in Ipswich. Jim of Whitton Youth Project-WYP is a true champion and ambassador for young people. His commitment … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

The 2017 Christmas Extravaganza in all its glory!

Another successful event, it was worth all the blood sweat and tears! Here are just a few of the photos taken on the day of the NW Ipswich Big Local Trust Christmas Extravaganza 2017 but there are more on our Facebook page too. We had so many people to thank but extra special thanks must … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Gaining I.T skills

Do you know someone that might be interested in learning how to use a computer, laptop or tablet? We are looking into the possibility of providing a course that gives adults the confidence to use the new Universal Credit online benefit system. Gaining the skills required to get signed up and accessing the features of … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

Having time out in our busy lives to be creative can be beneficial to our mental and physical health… Local residents had expressed a wish to create something for Christmas so we held this free seasonal event. Once we had found someone to guide us in creating our designs and a venue we then worked on … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Pudsey joins the Friday Friends

Latest news from the Friday Friends Dementia Café Pudsey Bear paid a visit to the café on Friday 17 November for Children in Need and everyone contributed to this very good cause!   Ruth Gillan returned to the café for four weeks between October and November. She based her reminiscence activity on a project being … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Christmas Extravaganza

To celebrate this Christmas season North West Ipswich Big Local Trust is inviting the local community to their big CHRISTMAS EXTRAVANZA. The date to remember is 16th December at Castle Hill Community Centre between 1.00pm to 4.00pm, don’t be late. Entrance is free and there is lots for all to see and do. Father Christmas in spite … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

We are hosting an event for residents of Whitton, Whitehouse and Castle Hill to provide the opportunity to make your own wreath…for FREE! Materials provided will include an oasis base, greenery and a few decorations but to make your design truly unique you are encouraged to bring some of your own along. If you have … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

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