Category: Community News

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Service Updates

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Following government guidance issued on 16/03/20, we have decided to suspend all face to face appointments and move to a remote/telephone service for the coming weeks.

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Make a May Flower Event – West Lindsey District Council

West Lindsey District Council launch community art project to inspire residents to learn about the Mayflower Pilgrims 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower from Plymouth UK to Plymouth Massachusetts. Gainsborough has a special connection to the Mayflower anniversary as separatist movements originated in this region that led them on their …

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Notes from the West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum 26.02.20

The notes from the West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum held on Wednesday 26th February 2020 can be downloaded below: Further information from our speakers GamCare

#NoSmokingDay March 11

You’re four times more likely to quit smoking with support. @OYLincolnshire offers free face-to-face and telephone support to give you the best possible chance to give up smoking for good. Take the first step to a fresh start today #NoSmokingDay  https://www.oneyoulincolnshire.org.uk/lincolnshire-residents

Volunteers needed for the Friends of Metheringham Airfield

Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do to help your local community.  The Friends of Metheringham Airfield (FOMA) maintain and run Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre which utilises original WW2 buildings on part of the former airfield, RAF Metheringham, near the village of Martin. They are now recruiting volunteers for the new season. FOMA …

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SU Awards Nominations Now Open!

The SU Awards are an opportunity to recognise the hard work, commitment and passion of University of Lincoln’s students, whilst also celebrating inspirational staff, giving praise to those individuals and groups who actively seek to make a difference to the student experience. This is a great opportunity to recognise any student volunteers you have that …

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East Midlands Charity Awards need more nominations

This is a Message from East Midlands Charity awards: NOMINATIONS NEEDED! After a successful launch, we are back to celebrate in 2020!  East Midlands charities and not-for-profit organisations now have an opportunity to be celebrated and recognised for their outstanding contributions to their communities. The awards have been created to shout about all the great things …

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West Lindsey Lottery Good Cause Launch

West Lindsey District Council are inviting you to attend the ‘Good Cause’ launch for the West Lindsey Lottery on Tuesday 3 March 2020. They are launching this new online lottery as they recognise that Central Government’s austerity measures have very often hit the local voluntary and community sector the hardest. 60p from every £1 ticket …

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Lincolnshire Health & Care Survey

Does your organisation support people with their wellbeing, or provide services helping people with their health and care in Lincolnshire? We want to hear your views on the challenges and opportunities facing your group or organisation moving forward. Please complete our survey, which could take you around 15 minutes, to help us map the state …

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Lincolnshire Voluntary Engagement Team Annual Conference- 19 March

Lincolnshire’s Voluntary Engagement Team, a strategic partnership of charitable organisations in Lincolnshire, are running their second annual conference on Thursday 19th March 2020 9.00 – 16:00. The event will take place at the New Life Conference Centre, 25 Mareham Ln, Sleaford NG34 7JP. All organisations attending the event have the opportunity to win £100! There …

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