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									                                                                     CSSC NEWSLETTER
                                                                         SUFFOLK
                                                                                  October 2010


        Quick Links to:
        Competitions            Suffolk AA Events                 Future Events
                   Other Benefits                 Regional Events


                                     COMPETITIONS!
                           Does Head Office have your up-to-date contact details?
                         If not, you could be missing out on your chance to win a car!

Why not take advantage of a wide range of high profile national and regional offers specially negotiated for you by
                           Countdown. See website for details: www.countdowncard.com
Can’t find an offer that you are looking for then please email suffolkcssc@hotmail.com to tell us your suggestions.
  Please note: When sending cheques by post please ensure your membership and reason for payment (i.e.
                                  event) is written on the reverse. Many thanks

                      Suffolk Area Associations Events
                                                                                  Contact/Booking Details
       Date              Event
     Saturday            GOOD FOOD SHOW, NEC BIRMINGHAM                           Contact Jacqui Ricot on 01284
 27 November 2010        Departing Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn @ 0730hrs.             719148 or email
                         Join us for a fantastic day at the NEC. The show is      suffolkcssc@hotmail.com - title:
     Closing date:       packed with entertainment and demonstrations from        Lakeside BSE
  Friday 1 Oct 2010      top TV Chefs. Shop from 100’s of exhibitors, visit the
                         tasting theatre and new for this year – a cheese
                         lovers haven where you can taste & buy cheeses from
                         around the world.

                         Cost including transport to NEC and entrance fee to
                         the exhibition is just:                                  Full payments must be made on
                                                                                  booking for this event and be
                         CSSC Member: £20                                         sent to Suffolk CSSC, PO Box
                         Members Guest: £30.                                      653., BSE. IP33 9FU.

     3rd October         RACE FOR RIVERWALK SCHOOL.                               For rebate claims please send
                         Run or walk 5km or 10km and help raise money for a       completed claim form to
                         new sensory room at Riverwalk..                          suffolkcssc@hotmail.com or post
                         Enter online at www.EntryCentral.com or telephone        to: Suffolk CSSC, PO Box 653.,
                         Lesley Kearney on 01284 735438                           BSE. IP33 9FU.

                         CSSC members can claim a rebate of up to £5 against
                         the entry fee. Claim form can be found at:
                         http://www.cssc.co.uk/RegionalSites/EasternSite/Suf
                         folk/Suff_ExpensesPolicy.aspx
       Ramble            AUTUMN RAMBLES                                           Please let John Beamish know in
                         Starting from Five Bells at Hessett – 10:45 start        advance if you wish to attend.
     3 October                                                                    Tel: 01284 764695
                                                                                  or
                                                                                  suffolkcssc@hotmail.com - email
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                                                                                   title: Rambles

      Thursday             AUTUMN PUDDING CLUB’S AT BAILEYS2, BSE                  For further information contact
    14th October           Main meal (Vegetarian option available) followed by a   Dave Boor on
 Few places remaining      selection of desserts..                                 suffolkcssc@hotmail.com- email
                           Cost £7.50 members, £12 Guests                          title: Pudding club
            Saturday       CHRISTMAS SHOPPING TRIP TO LAKESIDE FROM                Contact Jacqui Ricot on 01284
      th
 13        November 2010   BURY.                                                   719148 or email
                           Departing BSE 0830hrs and leaving Lakeside @            suffolkcssc@hotmail.com - title:
 places still available    1630hrs.                                                Lakeside BSE
                           Members- £5, Guest- £10 and children u.16yrs - £5.
       Saturday            CHRISTMAS SHOPPING TRIP TO LAKESIDE FROM                For further information contact
 13th November 2010        IPSWICH                                                 Gavin on 01473 261494 or email
                           Get Christmas sorted in one go at Lakeside.             suffolkcssc@hotmail.com - title:
 places still available    Departing Ipswich Railway Stn @ 08:30                   Lakeside Ips
                           Departing Lakeside @ 17:00
                           Members- £5, Guest- £10 and children u.16yrs - £5.
        Friday             ENTERTAINMENT QUIZ, RISBYGATE BOWLS CLUB                For further information contact
 19th November 2010        Test your knowledge of the entertainment world.         Gavin on 01473 261494 or email
        19:15              Buffet provided. Teams of 4. Cost per team £5           suffolkcssc@hotmail.com- email
                           Monies to be split between two charities, namely,       title: Quiz
                           Guide Dogs for the Blind and Gateway
                           Must consist of at least one CSSC member per team.
   December 2010           THE CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR AT THURSFORD                  For more information contact
                           For more information see:                               John Beamish on
                           www.thursford.com/thursford-christmas.aspx?             Tel: 01284 764695
                                                                                   or
                           Any CSSC member attending this event can claim £10      suffolkcssc@hotmail.com - email
                           rebate on tickets prices when booking through Perrys    title: Perrys
                           of Woolpit. Proof of purchase required.

            Wicked         Interested in a London theatre trip to see WICKED in    Contact Jacqui Ricot on 01284
                           the Spring?                                             719148 or email
                           Approx cost £45 for CSSC members including theatre      suffolkcssc@hotmail.com - title:
                           ticket and return travel from Bury St Edmunds.          Wicked

SUBSIDY CLAIMS & REFUNDS - Important News
Please remember that volunteers run Suffolk AA and it is our policy that claims for refunds, theatre rebates and
such like are only processed once a month. This may mean that you experience a slight delay in receiving your
cheque so your patience is appreciated. We would also like to take this opportunity to remind you that a SAE is
included when making your claim.
Please also note that ALL claims should be made within 3 months of the event. Any claims received outside this
time frame will not be processed. A full list of our terms and conditions, along with claim forms and other
important information can be found at:
http://www.cssc.co.uk/RegionalSites/EasternSite/Suffolk/Suff_ExpensesPolicy.aspx


FUTURE EVENTS
  Coming Up in 2011        We are currently planning events for 2011 and we
                           want to hear what you would like to do especially
                           those members based in Ipswich so please email
                           suffolkcssc@hotmail.com with your suggestions.

Other Benefits
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  Sports Coaching       Suffolk CSSC are offering a rebate for members                For further information contact
 and/or Refereeing      undertaking sports coaching, refereeing or judging            Dave Boor on
   Qualifications       qualifications.                                               suffolkcssc@hotmail.com

        NEW

CineWorld Vouchers      IMPORTANT CHANGES – PLEASE READ                               Available through your Office
                        2d tickets now £4.50 per voucher – still a significant        Rep or by post to
     Please note:       saving on evening/weekend tickets. Please note these          Suffolk CSSC
Vouchers are supplied   vouchers now can not be used as part payment                  PO Box 653
    for members &       towards 3d films.                                             Bury St Edmunds
 member’s family use    New 3d tickets now £6.25 per voucher. Available by            IP33 9FU
  only & are not for    postal orders only
        resale.         (Please note there may be a small delay with postal/email
                        orders in the time it takes for these vouchers to arrive to
                        you)
                        Please always include cheque payable to: Suffolk
                        CSSC, a SAE and a note of your CSSC membership
                        number.
 Sports Assistance      The following sporting activities will be eligible for a      For further information contact
                        small refund to members:                                      Joy Carpenter on 01284 775579
                         Swimming                                                    or suffolkcssc@hotmail.com -
                         Badminton                                                   email title: Sports refunds
                         Squash                                                      Claims can be made by post to
                         Fitness Classes                                             Suffolk CSSC
                        @ the following venues only:                                  PO Box 653
                         BSE Leisure Centre                                          Bury St Edmunds
                         Mid Suffolk Sports Centre                                   IP33 9FU
                         Crown Pools Ipswich                                         Please include receipts, a SAE
                         Expressions at Breckland Sports & Leisure (£5               and a note of your CSSC
                            per month)                                                membership number
                        25% per individual member booking, up to a maximum
                        of 4 claims per month.
 Children Football /    Not sure what to do with the children during the              For further information contact
   Sports Camps         school holidays. Send them on an organised                    Dave Boor on
                        football/cricket/golf course and get a subsidy from           suffolkcssc@hotmail.com
                        the CSSC. Members can claim back £5 per child per
                        course.                                                       Please include receipts, a SAE
                        Claims can be made by post to                                 and a note of your CSSC
                        Suffolk CSSC, PO Box 653, Bury St Edmunds                     membership number
                        IP33 9FU
   Individual Race      To encourage all our members to put on their running          Claims can be made by post to
      Subsidies         shoes in the New Year, we will refund all members             Suffolk CSSC
                        50% of their entry fees up to a maximum of £20 per            PO Box 653
                        event for all affiliated races up to a half marathon          Bury St Edmunds
                        distance.                                                     IP33 9FU
                        We hope this will encourage you to enter local charity        Please include receipts, a SAE
                        running events.                                               and a note of your CSSC
                                                                                      membership number

  Theatre Booking       Bury Theatre Royal, Ipswich Regent, Colchester                For further information contact
     Subsidy            Headgate, Norwich Theatre Royal, Felixstowe Spa               Dave Boor on
                        Pavilion, Ipswich New Wolsey, Ipswich Corn                    suffolkcssc@hotmail.com- email
                        Exchange Theatre (not cinema), Cambridge Corn                 title: Theatre Refunds.

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Please note: refunds of   Exchange and Arts Theatres, Sudbury Quay
  subsidy will be paid    Theatre, The Fat Club Comedy Club (Corn
 after attendance to      Exchange, BSE) and Haverhill Arts Theatre
the applicable Theatre    Members wishing to book tickets for these theatres
         show.            may, on production of a photocopy of the ticket, apply
                          for a refund of up to 50% of the cost of your ticket
                          (up to £5 max). Per attending member. This applies to
                          all shows.
                          Claims can be made after the event. by post to
                          Suffolk CSSC, PO Box 653, Bury St Edmunds
                          IP33 9FU
                          Please include a SAE and a note of your CSSC
                          membership number
  Disappointed that       It was unfortunate that the National Trust withdrew       For further information contact
    National Trust        their corporate membership scheme as it was one of        Dave Boor on
  Stopped Corporate       the most popular offers for many members. Suffolk         suffolkcssc@hotmail.com- email
    Membership?           CSSC recognised this and so, at their last meeting,       title: National Trust
                          agreed to give £10 back to any member who takes out
                          a personal membership of the National Trust.
                          Please note that claims can only be accepted for
                          membership taken out after 1.1.10 and retrospective
                          claims will not be allowed.
   Historic Houses        The Area Association has Corporate Membership.            Ruth Cracknell on 01284 732958
     Association          Members are able to borrow a number of cards –
                          enabling free entry to nearly 300 HHA properties
                          open to the public.
                          For a full list of properties see www.hha.org.uk

Clarice House Health      Complimentary Social Membership worth £50                 Contact
     Club & Spa           This allows the user a 10% discounts on beauty
                          treatments, beauty products, food and beverage in         Bury St. Edmunds
 Bury St Edmunds,         any of the Clarice House Clubs which include Ipswich,     01284 705550
Colchester & Ipswich      Bury St. Edmunds and Colchester.
                                                                                    Colchester
                          To receive your complimentary Social Membership,          01206 734301
                          please use the following link, complete the form, click
                          submit and you will receive your membership card.         Ipswich
                          www.claricehouseonline.co.uk/registration.php             01473 463262
New National Offers
CSSC members are now eligible to a 50% reimbursement of entry fees for two accredited triathlon, half-marathon
and cycling events per year, subject to a maximum subsidy of £20 per event.

CSSC will reimburse members 50% of their annual BSAC (British Sub-Aqua) membership (either BSAC membership
as a part of a BSAC Club or as a ‘direct’ BSAC member) The scheme offers financial assistance to CSSC members
to help take part in this exciting and rapidly growing sport.

For further information please contact CSSC Head Office or Dave Boor at suffolkcssc@hotmail.com

Visit www.countdowncard.com/cssc to register your new CSSC card and save £££s on over 6,000 shops and
services in local neighbourhoods, towns and city centres.

NEW CSSC Members receive 20% discount on all New Balance products on line.
Simply log onto www.NBwebexpress.co.uk and enter the following code when prompted – NBCSSC01

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  Regional &           The Area Association will provide financial support      Dave Boor on
National Events        for any CSSC Member wishing to enter any of the          dave.boor@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk or
                       Regional or National events mentioned below.             suffolkcssc@hotmail.com

27 September 2010      Eastern Region Snooker Qualifier, Rileys Snooker Club,   Enquiries to Brian Crumley on 01733
                       Orton Southgate, P’boro                                  759585 or
                                                                                brian.crumley@naturalengland.org.uk
30th September 2010    Eastern 5 a side Football regional Qualifier, UEA        Enquiries to Ian McMeekan on 01502
                       Sportsaprk, Norwich                                      563018 or 07828 169413 or
                       Squads of 7.                                             mcmeekan1943@sky.com
 30th October 2010     Halloween Dance at Caley Hall Hotel, Old Hunstanton,     Enquiries to Jean Prince on 01733
                       Norfolk                                                  328017


6th November 2010      Eastern Region Badminton Tournament, Bletchley Leisure   Enquiries to Stephen Burnett on
                       Centre, Milton Keynes,                                   01908 336971 or
                                                                                ironman1956@btinternet.com

       Not received your Annual Membership Card?

       Make sure we have your home address details as you could be missing out on some great savings.
       Please include your membership number or National Insurance number in all correspondence to
       headoffice@cssc.co.uk Please also let us know if your email addresses changes.

       Please contact me if you would like to know more about the CSSC (Civil Service Sports &
       Leisure) or would like to become a member. Current membership costs are £3.25 per
       month deducted direct from pay. ALL Civil Servants are eligible to join.

       Please check out the CSSC Website at http://www.cssc.co.uk/
       Regards
       Claire Dakin
       Secretary Suffolk CSSC
        email: suffolkcssc@hotmail.com




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