Category: Community News

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Minutes from the West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum 02.05.19

Thanks to everyone who joined the West Lindsey team in Scotter for the Voluntary Sector Forum on Wednesday 2nd May. The notes from the meeting can be downloaded below. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 5th June, during Volunteers’ Week and will be a morning forum followed by lunch and volunteer fair, open …

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Bransby Horses Summer Fayre and free bus offer!

Bransby Summer Fayre 2019

The Bransby Horses team are so excited about their Summer Fayre this year! On Sunday 2nd June there will be horse demonstrations, a trailer training and loading demonstration, a riding team display, falconry, children’s play zone, arts and crafts, a dog show, dog agility display, shopping (including a second hand tack sale), glitter tattoos, charity …

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Improving outcomes for people living with frailty

Teams from across the health and care system in Lincolnshire are a quarter of the way through their 100 Day Challenge to improve outcomes for people living with frailty. 100 Day Challenges are about rapidly testing ideas to see what works and what doesn’t work, with ideas evolving and new ideas emerging over the course …

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Stepping Stone Strollers present Walk and Talk

Award winning Stepping Stone Theatre for Mental Health devises and creates theatre shows with the Gainsborough community. But now they are starting a walking group that does exactly what it says!!!! The group will walk and talk. When you join you will be partnered up with a member of Stepping Stone, a new friend. You …

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Volunteers Week Events from Lincolnshire Action Trust

Lincolnshire Action Trust works in the criminal justice system, supporting people with convictions and their families. As part of Volunteers Week 2019, we would like to invite you to come along to our informal open sessions to find out more about our projects, what volunteering opportunities we offer, and to meet some of the team! …

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Business support for ethnic minority or migrant workers

Are you an ethnic minority or migrant who operates a commercial or social business in Lincolnshire? If so, the university of Lincoln would like to hear how they can support you. The aim is to set up a support mechanism for operator of ethnic and migrant owned businesses based on their needs. Please contact:Magda Read …

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YMCA Paperclip Challenge

Your mission is simple- start with one purple paperclip and trade it for something bigger and better. Trade as many times as you can before October 2019 when each item will be auctioned to raise funds for YMCA Lincolnshire. Email fundraising@lincsymca.co.uk to receive a challenge pack and paperclip.

CQC want to know how to work better with you locally

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) want to find out your views on how they can work with you and how you work with your local communities. Fill out this questionnaire to shape new guidance. You can also email the questionnaire or post it to return it back to us. Download a copy now or take the questionnaire online. The …

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Healthy Conversations 2019

Join the NHS at one of their public engagement events to discuss the future of your local health services. All events are 2-7pm drop in sessions Monday 20 May Sleaford New Life Centre, NG34 7JP Tuesday 21 May Gainsborough United Reformed Church, DN21 2JR Wednesday 22 May Lincoln Lincoln City Football Club, LN5 8LD Wednesday …

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New courses from RSPH

Do you want to develop an understanding of the principles of promoting health and wellbeing issues, both nationally and locally, and at the same time gain an accredited Level 2 Award? RSPH (Royal Society for Public Health) 2019 Level 2 Awards in; Understanding Health Improvement (UHI) – 2 day course Dates: 25 April & 2 …

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