Bangladeshi Day at Suffolk College

HEALTHY living was top of the agenda when women from Suffolk's Bangladeshi community came together for a day in Ipswich.About 50 women visited Suffolk College where stalls, demonstrations and other activities had been organised to give them an insight into health and other services available for them in the region.

HEALTHY living was top of the agenda when women from Suffolk's Bangladeshi community came together for a day in Ipswich.

About 50 women visited Suffolk College where stalls, demonstrations and other activities had been organised to give them an insight into health and other services available for them in the region.

Representatives from the National Health Service were on hand to chat to the women and there were breast screenings and head massages throughout the day.

Traditional Bangladeshi food and clothes were available to buy and there were opportunities to learn more about the country's culture.


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And Suffolk Police and the fire service were also on hand to talk to the women about their work and employment opportunities.

Other activities at the event, which had been arranged by a number of organisations, including Social Services and the Bangladeshi Support Centre, included hand painting and traditional dances.

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