The year has begun with some grim data on the pandemic and rates of infection across the country. New strains […]
This year, celebrating Christmas as a community is going to prove more difficult….BUT, that doesn’t mean we’re not going to […]
It’s clear that Christmas will be a bit different for us all this year. For most that means compromising on […]
We’ve written before about cooking on a budget & even suggested some simple budget-friendly recipes. Now we have gathered our […]
IP17 GNS has moved their headquarters. We can now be found at Town House (Station Approach, Saxmundham, IP17 1BW – […]
The news recently is dominated by the Free School Meals debate. And whichever side of the argument you’re sat on […]
At IP17 GNS we recieved the below message from DAS (Disabilty Advice Service) which is a Suffolk-based volunteer organisation dedicated […]
2020 has thrown more challenges at us all than anyone was expecting. So if you’re feeling a little overwhelmed, lonely, […]
This week saw the beginning of a new line dancing class in Saxmundham Market Hall. This is one of the […]
Our ‘Good Neighbour Scheme’ was started back in March in response to the government Covid-19 lock-down. The aim was to […]
In September IP17 GNS launched a range of free activities aimed at combatting potential social isolation and inactivity caused by […]
The Coronavirus and subsequent lock down has completely changed day to day life for all of us. For some this […]
Vitamin D is being studied for its potentially vital role in fighting Covid-19. But why is this overlooked vitamin so crucial for our overall health?
IP17GNS phone buddies regularly call people who are isolated or feeling lonely just for a friendly chat. Many people feel better for having a phone buddy when they’re self isolated or settled somewhere away from their family.
Tim Roberts is Acting Chair of IP17GNS and Emergency Officer at Kelsale-cum-Carlton Parish Council I remember watching the live recording […]
Bryony Peall is emergency response coordinator for IP17GNS. It’s a job that she understands well as she grew up seeing […]
Welcome to the Saxmundham and Carlton-cum-Kelsale area Good Neighbour Scheme website.
Getting creative with tinned good is a great way to make sure you’re eating nutritionally-balanced meals, even when fresh vegetables […]
A tin of chickpeas is a really versatile thing to find in your food parcel or weekly shop. The chickpeas […]
Di Eastman is a Saxmundham Town Councillor and was seconded as a trustee onto the IP17GNS management committee. She’s a […]
IP17GNS is offering hungry residents freshly made and nutritionally-balanced meals from The Bell Hotel in Saxmundham.
Our food packs contain a wide variety of goodies to keep individuals and families going through lockdown. A bag of […]
Doug Fletcher is volunteer coordinator for IP17GNS. He’s well known for being cool under pressure and for having a happy […]
A vital role of the IP17 Good Neighbour Scheme is to look out for those in our community who are […]
Terry Barrow looks after food deliveries for IP17 Good Neighbour Scheme. This involves coordinating supplies and making sure that the […]
Suffolk County Council’s Suffolk-wide Care Homes Group, made up of representatives from the NHS, Social Care, Public Health the Care […]
Popping to the shops for fresh fruit & veg is something we all took for granted pre-coronavirus. Now that we’re […]
Staying in touch with loved ones has never been more important than it is right now. Going online to connect […]