Category: Community News

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Contact the Elderly rebranding to Re-engage

Contact the Elderly have decided to change their brand to Re-engage and have provided this message to explain the decision: “Contact the Elderly has been the charity at the forefront of combatting social isolation amongst people aged over 75 for more than 50 years. Today, I am delighted to announce the unveiling of our new …

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Soundlincs Armed forces musical group collaboration

soundLINCS is a not-for-profit community music organisation unleashing potential through music by delivering high-quality and innovative music making opportunities. They recently completed a two year project, ‘New Tricks’ that enabled groups of 50+year olds re-ignite and develop their musical interests. Groups ranged from classical quartets, to folk and blues bands and choirs, based on what they …

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Adult Care Drop in sessions in Gainsborough and Saxilby

Adult care are restarting their community drop in sessions in both Gainsborough and Saxilby. This is for members of the local community to drop in for information/advice from adult care without the need for previous involvement or an initial referral. They offer:– information and advice to help you remain in your own home– Help to …

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Gainsborough Stop Loan Sharks! event – Thursday, 10 October 2019

Lincolnshire County Council would like to take this opportunity to invite you to a morning of community networking where you can learn more about loan sharks and how to help protect yourself and those in your communities. The Illegal Money Lending Team will be giving information on the dangers of loan sharks as well as …

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Type 2 Diabetes Project Looking for research participants

***Type 2 Diabetics (diet or metformin controlled only) needed – £50 paid study and free continuous glucose monitor worth £100*** The Rested Diabetes project would like to invite you to take part in a study looking at the effects of a sound intervention during sleep on glucose levels in type 2 diabetic participants. Title of …

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CAST New Initiatives for Design Hop attendees

CAST have two new initiatives for Design Hop attendees that might be of interest: 1) For the past year or so, CAST has been trialling a scheme that connects people from the charity sector at random so they can take time out their day, make a new connection (either in person or remotely), and swap …

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Migrant business network meeting- Friday 27 September

The next Migrant Business Event takes place on Friday 27 September between 1-3pm in the David Chiddick Building, Lincoln International Business School, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS.  For this second networking meeting, there will be a speaker on the topic: Migrant and ethnic businesses in Lincolnshire post-Brexit: What’s the outlook?  Attendees are encouraged to bring …

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Members wanted for Lincolnshire Research Patient and Public Forum

Would you like to influence improving new treatments through research within United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust? ..…Then consider joining The Lincolnshire Research Patient and Public Forum (LRPPF) The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) support Patient and Public (PPI) in the research process carried out in health care settings. Our Forum is based within United Lincolnshire …

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Euro 2020 London volunteers needed

Do you know anyone who would like to be part of Euro 2020? UEFA EURO 2020 is coming to London next year and the London Squad will be welcoming fans, tourists and locals to the city during the tournament! The London Squad volunteers will be in fanzones, tourist hotspots, major transport hubs and all sorts …

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Bishop Grosseteste University Volunteering Fair Wednesday 16 October

Bishop Grosseteste University are hosting a Volunteering Fair on Wednesday 16 October 12 – 1:30pm to raise awareness of volunteering opportunities for their students for more informations about the event please contact: or If you would like to exhibit at this fair please contact Owen

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