Category: Community News

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Join the Marie Curie Blooming Great Tea Party

Circulated on behalf  Gary Burr, Community Fundraiser for Marie Curie Lincolnshire  Marie Curie’s Blooming Great Tea Party campaign runs from 23rd to 25th June and is a great activity for your staff and also raises valuable funds for local nursing care. Marie Curie is here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer …

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FareShare urgently seeking charities in Lincoln

FareShare are seeking charities and not-for-profit organisations in Lincoln that have a need for free food. The food comes directly from local Tesco Express stores in the city. The food offered: usually comprises breads, pastries, fruit, vegetables and canned items; has to be collected from the store of your choice (within the options FareShare have) …

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Volunteer mentors needed

West Lincolnshire Domestic Abuse Service (WLDAS) are looking to recruit more Mentors to support a dedicated team of Project Workers who provide specialist support to individuals and families who are still living in, or have recently left an abusive relationship that require advice and support with regards to options available to them.  Typically users of …

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Saxilby with Ingleby Gala- 15th July 2017

The Saxilby with Ingleby Gala will take place on Saturday 15th July, 11am- 5pm at St Andrews Community Centre. Applications are now being accepted for stallholders. To book a 4m x 4m pitch please contact Keith Taylor on  07775 959662, 01522 703 912 or keith.taylor@saxilbyparishcouncil.co.uk      

Volunteer VI Buddy Project Short Breaks Lincolnshire

Do you have experience of and enjoy working with children and young people? Do you have experience of working with children and young people with a visual impairment or want to gain more experience? Do you want to be a buddy as part of an exciting new project in Lincolnshire? BID Services are looking for …

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A busy first year for the Rural Advice Service in West Lindsey

It has been just over a year since Citizens Advice West Lindsey launched its Rural Advice Service with funding from the Big Lottery Fund, Reaching Communities, offering Generalist and Specialist Advice to rural communities throughout West Lindsey. With drop-in sessions on offer at Caistor, Hemswell Cliff, Market Rasen, Newtoft and Welton, Citizens Advice West Lindsey …

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Voluntary Centre Services Annual Survey 2016/17

At Voluntary Centre Services we are committed to providing a high quality service for the community. We would like to hear from as many organisations as possible who have used our services to take just 5 minutes to complete our Annual Survey. Your feedback helps us to improve and tailor our services to the needs of our community. *Deadline …

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Charity Digital Toolkit

The Charity Digital Toolkit has been launched by Skills Platform. Following the launch of their Charity Digital Skills Report, which revealed that many UK charities are still struggling to get to grips with digital, Skills Platform have launched the Charity Digital Toolkit. This is a sequel to the successful Charity Social Media Toolkit and showcases …

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Your feedback needed: a new volunteering support website for Lincolnshire

Voluntary Centre Services and Lincolnshire CVS are working with the Transform Foundation to develop a new single point of access for Volunteer Centre and CVS advice in Lincolnshire. As part of the development phase, we are seeking your views about what the new website should include, which aspects of our existing websites you make good …

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Join us at our April Forums

Please join us at one of our April networking events, hosted by our Lincoln and West Lindsey teams. Lincoln Volunteer Coordinator’s Forum Tuesday 11 April, 10am- 1pm Ruston Sports & Social Club, Newark Road, Lincoln LN6 8RN The Lincoln Volunteer Co-ordinators’ Forum is for anyone who supports or manages volunteers, or is involved in local …

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