Category: Community News

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Funding Ready – A new three workshop training programme for community groups.

A new ‘Funding Ready’ training programme has been devised by Lincolnshire Community & Voluntary Services and Voluntary Centre Services, funded and in partnership with Lincolnshire County Council. The programme launches at the end of February 2020. The first delivery of the programme will be trialled to pick up any ‘glitches’, with feedback at the end …

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Community Safety Plan -Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are asking people to complete their survey on how they can improve their measurement of risk or improve their reduction of risks You can find the Survey at: https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/performance-plans-reports/community-plan-irmp-2020-2023/1

Healthwatch Lincolnshire are looking for people to speak about their health and care services experiences

Speak up and help improve health and social care services in Lincolnshire Healthwatch Lincolnshire is calling on more people to share their views about health and social care as part of their campaign #SpeakUp2020. Last year more than 2000 people spoke directly to Healthwatch Lincolnshire about their experiences of health and care services. This feedback …

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Youth Employability Conference – The Network 05.02.20

Distrubuted on behalf of The Network: We have our first ever Youth Employability Conference coming up on Wednesday 5th February 2020 from 9am – 4pm at The Bishop Grosseteste University Student Union and we would love for you to come along to. For those of you who may not know us, we’re a small, Lincoln-based …

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Riverside Training Winter Pressures Gainsborough

Riverside Training is currently offering support to individuals and families in the Gainsborough community who find themselves in need due to the pressures of winter. The programme, which aims to support those who are most in need with food, warmth and conversation, as well as support to improve their path going forward. The project will …

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Lincolnshire Voluntary Engagement Team Annual Conference

Lincolnshire Voluntary Engagement Team Annual Conference Thursday 19th March 2020 9.00 – 16:00 New Life Conference Centre, 25 Mareham Ln, Sleaford NG34 7JP Reserve your ticket at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lincolnshire-voluntary-engagement-team-annual-conference-tickets-89673047499 9.00 – 9.30 Arrival  – tea/coffee   9.30– 9.45 Welcome Chris Wheway – Chair VET and CEO St Barnabas Hospice 9.45 – 10.15 Guest Speaker and Conference …

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Women in Third Sector leadership Chapter

Women in Third Sector Leadership Earlier in 2019 and following discussions it was agreed that there was the potential to develop a new network for Women leaders… in the Third Sector, at the commencement of the process it was an idea that at the time no one knew if there would be interest …..however, several …

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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) – 5-6 March in Lincoln

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) – March 5th and 6th in Lincoln Anyone who works with people who are vulnerable or in crisis will come across people with current thoughts of suicide, whether or not this is recognised. Most people would want to know how to spot the signs and open a conversation, provided …

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Assist awarded the Carer’s Quality Award

Assist have received the carer’s quality award, they had this to say: “Assist was pleased to achieve the Lincolnshire Carers Quality Award in November 2019.  It was great to receive recognition for the valuable way Assist helps those carers with whom it works whether it be in our “one to one” work or our support …

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Active Lincolnshire Emergency First Aid Course

First Aid Course Due to popular demand, Active Lincolnshire has arranged another Emergency First Aid course.Wednesday 29th January 2020 Lincoln –  Studio 3, Yarborough Leisure Centre (awaiting confirmation) 6:30pm-9:30pm £40 per personTo book visit: http://activelincolnshire.com/courses/emergency-first-aid-course/

West Lindsey Community awards

West Lindsey District Council be hosting the Community Awards this year and once again they’re looking for Community organisations and individuals who deserve some recognition! This is a great opportunity to think about people whose hard work deserves some recognition. The award categories are: Contribution to the Environment Young Citizen of the Year Contribution to …

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