Category: Community News

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CQC want to know how to work better with the voluntary and community sector

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 them. Download a copy now or take …

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Lincolnshire Cancer Summit 2019

Lincolnshire’s second Cancer Summit is a celebration and learning event to showcase the improvements in cancer services in Lincolnshire right across the health and care system. We will be focusing on the whole cancer pathway from prevention and screening to recovery and end of life care. Date And Time Wed, 5 June 2019, 10:00 – …

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Emergency First Aid at Work- CLIP Gainsborough

Emergency First Aid at Work Date: Friday 03 May 2019 Duration: 1 day Time: 0900 – 1600 Cost: £30 or £20 (65+) or £10 (benefits) This course includes a wide range of tasks relating to managing an emergency – examination of the casualty, unconsciousness, control of bleeding and burns/scalds. Achieve a Level 3 Accredited First …

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Futures are looking for individuals from the Community and Voluntary Sector to be a part of the Community Grants Steering Group and Grant Panel. Individuals best placed to take part in the group would have an interest and experience of learning or skills or employment support provision delivered by the voluntary and community sector.  Volunteers …

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Dementia Family Support Services newsletter

Have a Field Day on Saturday 6th July

Plan a picnic on your park or green space for Have a Field Day on Saturday 6th July. Fields in Trust believe green spaces are good, do good and need protecting for good. Each year on the first Saturday in July, communities across the UK champion their local parks and green spaces with Have a …

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Volunteers’ Week Volunteer Event

In celebration of Volunteers’ Week 2019, Voluntary Centre services West Lindsey are holding a volunteer market place for groups to promote their volunteering opportunities in Gainsborough and across West Lindsey. The event will be held in the main hall at Uphills Community Centre, Gainsborough on Wednesday 5th June 2019. The event is open to the …

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Social Prescribing Networking Event- 23 May 2019

This Social Prescribing Networking Event on 23 May 2019 is aimed at East Midlands wide providers of social prescribing, or those planning to deliver this service, to inform, inspire and network. This event will invite keynote speakers to share areas of best practice. You can expect to hear about the benefits of and research into social …

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Join the Dots- Lincolnshire’s Inspired Communities

23rd May, 9:30am – 3pm Hemswell Court, Lancaster Green, Hemswell Cliff, Gainsborough DN21 5TQ Lincolnshire County Council would like to invite you to the Lincolnshire’s Inspired Communities event. Whether you’re a community or volunteer group, a CIC, a charity, town or parish council or you work with communities through your organisation, we would love to …

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Citizens Advice launches new service for people applying for Universal Credit

Citizens Advice Lindsey has launched a new service called “Help to Claim” for those who need help to apply for Universal Credit in East and West Lindsey. People will now be able to get support from the charity as they submit their Universal Credit application to get their first full payment. Help will be tailored …

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