Category: Community News

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Neighbourhood Planning – free initial help and advice

Is your community considering undertaking or in the early stages of completing a Neighbourhood Plan? Do you need assistance with: Understanding the Neighbourhood Planning process Understanding the benefits of completing a Neighbourhood Plan Presenting the idea to the wider community Help with accessing and applying for funds Help with planning the steps to be taken …

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West Lindsey team welcomes new Youth Advocate

Voluntary Centre Services West Lindsey have this week welcomed new team member Lorraine Espin-Hempsall, who fills the role of Talent Match Youth Advocate for Gainsborough. The Talent Match programme is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and will run until the end of 2018. The focus of the project will be to get young people …

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Voluntary Centre Services Lincoln – New reception area at City Hall

Voluntary Centre Services Lincoln staff and volunteers are looking forward to welcoming you to their new public reception area which opens at City Hall this week. The reception forms part of The Network, an innovative partnership of organisations offering a one-stop-shop for young people. Voluntary Centre Services will be staffing the reception daily 10:00-12:00 and …

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Lincoln Volunteer Coordinator’s Forum

Volunteer Co-ordinators’ Forum Theme: Project showcasing   Tuesday 14 July 2015 10:00am-12:30pm Voluntary Centre Services Lincoln  16-26 Tentercroft Street, Lincoln LN5 7DB   Followed by: 1230pm–1300pm A light, networking lunch with opportunity for networking We very much hope you will be able to join us for our next networking event, on Tuesday 14 July 2015, …

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West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum

Join us at the next West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum,  Friday 17 July, 1pm- 3pm at Park Springs Community Centre, Riseholme Road, Gainsborough DN21 1NJ This event features speakers on: Lincolnshire People’s Partnership Lincolnshire’s Community Support Networks St Barnabas Hospice And more to be announced! Includes the opportunity to network with colleagues and find out more about …

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 Voluntary Centre Services receives national recognition

Voluntary Centre Services has received formal recognition for the work of its Volunteer Centre’s by being awarded Wave 4 Volunteer Centre Quality Accreditation by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations. Volunteer Centre Quality Accreditation (VCQA) measures a Volunteer Centre’s ability to deliver its services to a high standard and create a local environment in which …

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Annual Survey 2014/15

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. …

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New Advice Service launches in Market Rasen

On Wednesday 25th June teams from Voluntary Centre Services will be hosting a launch event at Rasen Hub, Queen Street, Market Rasen, LN8 3AA for their newest Volunteering Access Point. Market Rasen is the third Volunteering Access Point to be established in West Lindsey, with Caistor and Saxilby venues already in operation. The project, which …

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