Ipswich Integration Project – Helping Others to be Active in the Town

A project aimed at giving recent overseas arrivals to Ipswich the chance to make new friends and gain in confidence in contributing their skills to the wider community has just been given an extra funding boost.   Ipswich Integration Group (IIG) was set up by a number of recent migrants to the town in 2015. […]

Suffolk Law Advice Centre hopes for support for Legal Walk 2016

An Ipswich-based charity which provides free legal advice to residents of the town and across Suffolk is looking for sponsors to raise help it raise much-needed funds as its staff, volunteers and supporters – including the new Mayor of Ipswich – join the third Ipswich Legal Walk on June 27th.   The walk starts at […]

Suffolk Solidarity

As local organisations that seek to support some of the most vulnerable communities in our county from illegal discrimination, exploitation and marginalisation, we are very concerned about the recent upsurge in attacks on non-UK nationals since the EU Referendum result was announced.   We all accept the validity of the poll in question, but we […]

Refugees Welcome Here

“For nearly 40 years, the Ipswich & Suffolk Council for Racial Equality has been at the front line in campaigning to end unlawful discrimination of whatever type and against whichever group. During those decades, our staff, trustees and volunteers have been relentless in promoting acceptance and challenging the powers that be to do the same.   […]

ISCRE AGM: last 12 months “among the most challenging for equal rights”

Over 120 supporters, staff and clients of Suffolk’s leading civil rights organisation, the Ipswich & Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE) attending the organisation’s Annual General meeting last night (14th September) heard how the last year has been one of the most difficult since it was founded in 1977.Concerns about continued funding for its key […]