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    • Tracey Bowler is the founder of Brainwave Independence Group: “In 2004, My son was in a road traffic accident, where he was ejected through the rear windscreen of a car. He was in a coma for four months & spent the best part of a year in hospital due to the extensive injuries that he had sustained. My son is left with a severe brain injury, he is registered blind/severe partial sighted and has epilepsy.” As a charity, the group promotes independent living within our clients’ own home, or in any social environment, supporting them to pursue as full and interesting a life as possible. We do this by utilising a person-centred approach to assist individuals in maximising their own potential, opening gateways’ to improved choices and independence. More detail about the charity, can be found at: www.brainwaveindependencegroup.co.uk

      Phone Number: None

      Address: The Point, Tennyson Road, Lowestoft, NR32 1PS

      Website: http://www.brainwaveindependencegroup.co.uk

    • Home-Start in Suffolk is the county's largest family support charity. Their vision is that every child in Suffolk is given the best start in life because of the love, support and guidance they receive from their parents, guardians or the people performing the role of their parents. You can become a volunteer -it's easy and rewarding. There are options to become a Home Visiting volunteer and part of our Families Connected Suffolk volunteer team offering telephine support to vulnerable families.

      Phone Number: 01473 621104

      Address: 8a The Square, Martlesham Heath, IP5 3SL

      Website: https://www.homestartinsuffolk.org/

    • Kevin Baldwin, who’s been diagnosed with incurable cancer himself – completed his inspirational journey at Ness Point – where he began back in May. Raising money for Cancer Research UK – Kevin’s adventure took him on a route where he said he met some wonderful individuals who had supported him and restored his “faith in people”.

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      Website: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/

    • Kirkley Pantry is a project supporting residents in the local area with its social supermarket. For a small weekly subscription of £3.50, members of this pantry will be able to buy food, including fresh fruit and vegetables and store cupboard favourites, to the value of £15 to £20 or more.

      Phone Number: 01502 589112

      Address: Kirkley Pantry St. Peter's Road , Lowestoft, NR33 0ED

      Website: http:// kirkleypantry@gmail.com

    • First Light returns for its 4th year with a celebration of midsummer on the UK’s most easterly beach. Showcasing performances from around Suffolk and the world, First Light Festival’s outdoor weekend programme is free, unticketed and for all.

      Phone Number: N/A

      Address: South Beach, Lowestoft, NR33 0AP

      Website: https://firstlightlowestoft.com/

    • This Mens mental health and wellbeing group is free and always running every other week on a Sunday morning. They meet at the beacon on Pakefield Cliffs at 9:30am, head for a coffee and go for a walk along our beautiful coast. It is a chance to meet others, all of whom are friendly, and talk openly about what is going on or just chat generally to lift your mood. For more information and updates, check out their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/WalkAndTalkSuffolk

      Phone Number: None

      Address: None, Lowestoft, None

    • Lowestoft Men's Shed is a community project which offers a meeting place where like-minded people can meet up, share worries, pleasures and ideas. It allows members to share skills and knowledge, about having a renewed sense of purpose and belonging, without the need to feel any pressure. A Shed is about filling needs, creating a community and maybe about helping others as well.

      Phone Number: None.

      Address: Denmark Road, Lowestoft, NR32

      Website: https://lowestoftoldandnow.org/full/landingpage/north-lowestoft-mens-shed

    • Waveney F.C., based in Lowestoft, Suffolk, is a vibrant football club that has evolved from a youth-focused organization to a comprehensive community hub, offering teams for men, ladies, and disabled players, alongside a strong youth setup. Recognized for its community engagement and footballing excellence, it was awarded F.A. Charter Community Club status in 2005 and became a Charitable Incorporated Organisation in 2021 to further its commitment to local participation in football. The club prides itself on its extensive development programs, welcoming environment, and active social club, making it a cornerstone of local sports and recreation.

      Phone Number: 07711 710533

      Address: Barnards Meadow, Lowestoft, NR32 2QB

      Website: https://www.waveneyfc.co.uk/

    • A dedicated group of parents and staff who are raising much needed funds for a school in Carlton Colville, received a huge financial boost on Tuesday (30th November 2021). The Warren School’s “special playground for a special school” project, received £50,000 of funding as part of the Building Futures scheme - run by Persimmon Homes and in conjunction with the British Olympic Association. The funding will go towards money already raised by the Warren Association and towards the building of a brand new specialised outdoor playground. The Building Futures scheme aims to support children in health, sport, education and arts.

      Phone Number: 01502 561893

      Address: Warren School, Clarkes Lane, Lowestoft, NR33 8HT

      Website: https://www.warrenschool.co.uk/

    • Formed in the 1960s as part of the successful campaign to save the Ipswich - Lowestoft rail line from closure, ESTA is an independent voluntary body for public transport users. Since the 1970s they have also campaigned for better bus services, for bus/rail integration and for the Lowestoft - Norwich rail service. ESTA has promoted public transport through leaflets, displays, stalls and its website. They have regular dialogue with train and bus operators and with politicians and other stakeholders, while remaining strictly non-party. Public meetings are held at least three times a year, all members receive a quarterly bulletin and they also organise events.

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      Address: 51 Links Way, Thurlton, NR14 6RF

      Website: http://www.eastsuffolktravel.org.uk/