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Charities

Chernobyl Children’s Life Line (Mid Suffolk Link)

The aim of this Charity is to help children suffering from after effects of the Chernobyl disaster and economic situation.  The children are brought to the UK on a respite visit to help their health improve: 4 weeks breathing clean air, eating nourishing food and drinking clean water can add as much as two years to these children’s life expectancy which has already been severely shortened by the after effects of the Chernobyl disaster.

Contact: Elizabeth Parker, Link Chairperson – Tel: (01449) 760343 / 07771 550868

Chernobyl Children’s Life Line is a registered Charity in the UK: No: 1014274.


Needham Market Community Council

Provides financial and technical assistance to other Needham Market organisations.  Activities include the annual Easter Art Exhibition, Bonfire and Fireworks display and Community Carol Evening.

Contact, The Clerk, Mrs Hazel Calver – Tel: 01449 72065


Possibilities – Giving Uganda’s aids orphans a future.

‘Possibilities’ is a local Charity which works to give a future to children in Uganda who have been abandoned due, either directly or indirectly, to the AIDS virus.

We work to provide education, basic food and accommodation for many orphans.  Our aim is to help these children to forge an independent future for themselves.  We encourage a healthy work ethic and the ability to work together with us and other agencies for a better future.

We are involved in many projects from volunteering (gap year etc.), to goat herding and from sponsorship to volunteer travel holidays.  We visit Uganda regularly to manage the children’s progress and to ensure that all monies raised reaches its intended targets.

Contact Name:  Rob Pattison
Registered Office:
Possibilities, 132-134 High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk, IP6 8DW
Tel: (01449) 723310
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.possibilities.org.uk


Theobalds Endowed Foundation

An education charity to assist with further education and financial assistance for tools, instruments or books and to undertake travel in furtherance of education.  British Schools Charity is now linked with the Foundation.

Contact: Clerk to the Trustees, Louise Mills, Tel: (01449) 722494, Email:  [email protected]


Needham and Barking Welfare Charities

Comprises seven charities brought together as one. The major funds are in the Town Land’s Trust, the income of which is used to support community organisatons and projects and to provide grants to individuals in case of need.  The income of the Alms House Charities is used to maintain eight flats for persons in need, vacancies being advertised as they occur. A full copy of the accounts are held in the library. The Quinton Road allotments are owned by the charities.

Contact: Clerk to the Trustees, Louise Mills, Tel: (01449) 722494, Email: [email protected]

Events Calendar

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Contact us

TOWN COUNCIL OFFICE
Community Centre
School Street
Needham Market
Suffolk
IP6 8BB

Town Council Offices Opening Hours -
Mondays and Thursdays: 10am till 12 noon
(01449) 722246 Answerphone
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Town Clerk
Kevin Hunter

Assistant Town Clerk
Kelaine Spurdens