Category: Community News

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Funding for groups in North Hykeham

North Hykeham Town Council are offering small grants to support local community organisations, social groups or clubs based within or which directly benefit the town of North Hykeham and its residents. The council would also like to create a list of all the groups and organisations that meet in North Hykeham as there is currently …

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White Unicorn AW-tistic Project

The White Unicorn AW-tistic Project aims to help improve the quality of life and independence skills of adults on the autistic spectrum in the local area. We are inviting adults on the autistic spectrum in the local community to take part in our project. Wednesdays 12.00 to 2.30pm Come and join us for as long as …

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St. Giles and Nettleham Fields Winter Warmer day- 20th February

St. Giles & Nettleham Fields Neighbourhood Board Winter Warmer Day St. Giles and Nettleham Fields are having a Community Winter Warmer Day on Wednesday 20th February, to be held in the Jubilee Halls of St. Giles Church.  The event will be open from 10.00 – 2.00, but set-up from 9.00.  Refreshments will be available during …

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East Midlands Charity Awards- nominations now open- deadline 1 March 2019

East Midlands charities, social enterprise, volunteers groups and not-for-profit organisations now have an opportunity to be celebrated and recognised for their outstanding contributions to their communities. The awards are aimed at recognising and showing appreciation to charities, social leaders and individuals across the sector who have made a positive impact; giving opportunities, refuge, care and …

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Teaching in Education Level 3 (TQCF) from LCYVS

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) is aimed at learners aged 19+ and has been designed to provide an introduction to teaching for individuals who would like to work or currently work within FE Colleges, Independent Training Providers and/or Local Authorities. It can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, …

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Lincolnshire Credit Union Change Account

The Lincolnshire Credit Union has chosen to partner with The Change Account for those individuals that require a transactional account. Here’s what The Change Account say: ‘We work closely with Founder and Distribution Partners to enhance our product and help everyone have access to the benefits of transacting electronically. Together, we will follow our vision …

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Important- referrals to social prescribing from Lincs-chs email addresses

Updated 05/02/19 We are currently unable to receive emails from @lincs-chs.nhs.uk users due to a high level black list on the domain. Please telephone referrals through to the relevant locality team until otherwise notified.  To save loss of information and delays for clients we recommend that you telephone your referral through to the relevant office: Gainsborough: 01427 613470Lincoln North and Lincoln City South: 01522 551683Lincoln …

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Volunteer Open Day- Children’s Bereavement Centre- Newark- 17th February

The Children’s Bereavement Centre is holding a Volunteer Recruitment event on February 17th, 11-2pm, at the centre in Newark. Come along, meet existing volunteers and discover how much your support could help. Together we can make a difference in 2019 Expressions of interest to attend can be sent to Louise Mullen at louise@childrensbereavmentcentre.co.uk

Disability Confident- Event for Employers- 12th February 2019

Circulated on behalf of DWP. Help your business become Disability Confident with a free awareness workshop Tuesday 12th February 2019 10am until 1pm @ West Lindsey District Council Chamber Succeeding in business is your top priority. So finding the best people is essential. With unemployment at its lowest since the 1970s and skills shortages across …

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Mental Health First Aid Courses for 2019/20

New dates have just been released by LPFT for the mental health first aid 2-day course (see below).  All of these dates are being held at LPFT Learning and Development Centre in Sleaford (map attached).  Each day starts at 9.30am and finishes at 4.30pm.  All refreshments are provided other than lunch. If you would like …

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