Category: Community News

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Enabling Social Action (ESA) programme

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is working in partnership with the universities of Sheffield and Hull on Phase 2 of the Enabling Social Action programme between March 2018- March 2020. The Enabling Social Action programme aims to support local authority commissioners to co-design, co-produce and co-deliver services with local people, service …

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NCVO Members’ Assembly, Lincoln- 29 July

Circulated on behalf of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). Engaging with our 14,000 members face-to-face is core to our work as a membership organisation. We hold 10 members’ assemblies throughout the year, aiming to reach all nine English regions. Date 29 July 2019 Time 10.00–14.30 Location YMCA Lincoln – The Showroom, LN6 7QY The meetings …

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EMASN Patient and public involvement bursary application deadline extended

Patient and public involvement bursaries – deadline to apply extended!  East Midlands Academic Science network is offering community and voluntary sector groups the chance to apply for a one-off bursary of £1,500. The funding is to support existing and future work to involve public, patients and carers in promoting innovations and the adoption and spread …

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Mental Health First Aid Course – CLIP – 8 July

CLIP is offering a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) accredited training course designed to Teach people to spot symptoms of mental health issues, offier initial heal and guide a person towards support The course will start Monday 8 July and take place over the course of 2 weeks 09:30 – 16:00 at The Bridge Learning …

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Lottery funding info at next Voluntary Sector Forum

Thursday 4 July, 10.00 – 12.30 in Sleaford – Book now!Hosted by Voluntary Centre Services Emma Taylor, Funding Officer from The National Lottery Communities Fund (formerly known as Big Lottery) will introduce the Lottery’s new name and funding priorities, and talk about how to apply – particularly for small grants. We also have Tracy Chapman coming …

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Awards success for Gainsborough green group

Mercer Wood Community Group has been named overall winner and best community project in the Lincolnshire Environmental Awards, in recognition for their work in Gainsborough.

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COPD/ Lung Disease patients sought for University study sessions

The University of Lincoln are always looking at ways that service users can be involved in sharing their real life stories to enhance the student learning experience. This participation activity is something that is done in a variety of ways across the School of Health and Social Care. As part of the Paramedic Study programme …

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CASE/ Involving Lincs – Social Enterprise and Investment Workshop – June 28

Are you a voluntary & community sector organisation based in Lincolnshire?Do you want to increase trading income to be more sustainable?Do you want to find out more about the support and funding available? Co-operative and Social Enterprise Development Agency (CASE) is working in partnership with Involving Lincs to bring you a workshop that will provide …

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Acis Group Community Hero awards

The Acis Group is hosting an awards ceremony this October to recognise the real everyday heroes within the communities they work in. the Winners will receive awards and prizes.

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Developmentplus Summer Fair 6 July

Developmentplus is hosting a summer fair, rain or shine, at the queens park community hub where there will be games, stalls and a BBQ. Feel free to come join on Saturday July 6, 10am – 3pm at the Queens park community hub in South park, Lincoln.

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