Category: Community News

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Work Out- The 8 Week Challenge

In a bid to get more workplaces more active more often, Lincolnshire Sport hosts a variety of different sporting events throughout the year. Part of that plan includes the 8 week challenge which – despite what it might sound like – isn’t an intense training programme or a weight loss plan, it is simple initiative …

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Dementia Friends Champions Induction- Lincoln Event

A Dementia Friends Champions induction for Lincoln will take place on Tuesday 21 February, 10am- 4pm at the ALIVE Conference Centre, Newland, Lincoln.  Become a Dementia Friends Champion by attending this whole day volunteer induction session. You’ll see a Dementia Friends Information Session delivered by a Dementia Friends Officer and then learn how to deliver the …

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Stonewall Survey 2017

Stonewall is an organisation which supports lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people to feel free to be who they are, wherever they are. If you identify yourself as being part of this group and are aged 11-19 years, complete this survey to share your views about what life in Britain is like for you. If …

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Volunteering Recruiting Open Days at Citizens Advice Mid Lincs

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Citizens Advice Mid Lincolnshire is recruiting volunteers for a number of roles, both in the Boston and Sleaford offices. Anyone wishing to find out about what volunteering can offer is invited along to Open Days  in Boston or Sleaford in January 2017. Anyone interested is advised to allow approx 30 minutes to meet existing volunteers, …

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‘Get Into’ Events at The Network, Lincoln

The Network is hosting a series of ‘Get into’ workshops in Spring 2017, aimed at young people aged 16-24 looking to start a career in the following sectors, and for any organisations who might want to support them:

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Giving Tuesday success for VCS North Kesteven

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The team at VCS North Kesteven, alongside staff at Community Lincs, helped raise a total of £150 to support local mental health groups in the Sleaford area for Giving Tuesday. Staff and volunteers donated festive items to fill hampers that were then raffled off and the proceeds paid towards Christmas meals for the group’s attendees. …

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Unlock- Survey for people with convictions

Unlock, the charity supporting the rights of ex-offenders, have a created an online survey to provide information to the Ministry of Justice about the experiences of people with convictions in finding work. In particular, they are keen that MoJ hears about the barriers that people face as a direct result of their criminal record, both …

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Lincolnshire Volunteer Card sessions available

Sign up to Volunteer Card Training and join in an innovative FREE training programme to recognise and reward Lincolnshire Volunteers!

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Keep Lincoln tidy on Tuesday 13th December!

Calling all volunteers! Keep Britain Tidy plan to hold a big litter blitz event on Sincil Bank opposite the stadium and further upstream on Tuesday 13th Dec. They will need LOTS of volunteers to get this area clean, so please can you help us spread the word and perhaps get involved yourself? It would be …

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It’s Giving Tuesday! Find out how to get involved.

Voluntary Centre Services are encouraging people to give their time this Giving Tuesday on 29th November 2016.

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