Services providing support to those living with a disability in East Suffolk have been given an extra boost following a decision to increase council funding for two established organisations.
Funding and support is available for businesses in East Suffolk which have been, and continue to be, severely affected by Covid-19 restrictions.
Green-fingered pupils from an East Suffolk school have received funding to help them work on their allotment, improving their mental and physical wellbeing and helping them to develop a love of the outdoors.
Three projects in East Suffolk have benefited from funding through the Suffolk Inclusive Growth Investment Fund (SIGIF) programme, established by Suffolk’s Public Sector Leaders as part of their response to Covid-19.
A new befriending project has been launched to support deaf people living in East Suffolk to connect with other people and reduce social isolation.
The Norfolk & Suffolk Coast Transition Programme developed by Coastal Partnership East is one of 25 projects across England that has been awarded funding by Defra to develop innovative solutions to flood and coastal resilience in their communities.
Voluntary and community groups in the Lowestoft area are invited to apply for funding to help improve mental wellbeing and children’s health, as well as supporting those struggling with loneliness.
The impact of Covid-19 has been significant on Suffolk’s businesses and our local economy and as we re-open, we must all - residents, the public sector, and businesses - do our part to control the virus and prevent the spread.
Following a successful bid to the Government’s £3.6 billion Towns Fund, it has today been confirmed that Lowestoft will be offered £24.9 million to invest in the regeneration of the town, driving economic growth and acting as a catalyst for future investment.