Category Archive: Community News

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Review of Mental Health Crisis Services

Do you have experience of mental health crisis services in Lincolnshire? If, so Lincolnshire County Council would like to hear from you. Whether it’s your own experience as a patient or carer, or those of friends or family of any age, including children and young people and older adults, you can go along to one …

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Subsidised Small Charity Training in Sheffield

With support from Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), the FSI is delivering a heavily subsidised training event in Sheffield on 25 October 2017 offering small and local charities and community groups full day courses on key fundraising skills.   Training courses include Developing Community Fundraising, Direct Donor Marketing and Developing your Earned …

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Health & Wellbeing data masterclass

This is a training session designed to equip staff and volunteers working in local third sector organisations to access, understand and apply a range of freely available public data sources to support business development activities. The session will reveal how organisations can freely access a range of data sources that illustrate health and wellbeing trends …

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Bransby Horses: craft volunteers wanted

Could you spare two days to support other volunteers with decorating horse shoes? Ahead of the Christmas celebrations Bransby Horses are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help decorate their horseshoes with natural foliage. The time commitment is minimal, help is only required for one weekend (2 – 3 December 2017). Could you spare more time? …

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Share your experience of dementia or parkinsons

Lincoln University are looking for people who are living with or caring for someone with Parkinsons or Dementia who would be happy to give a short talk to some of the Pharmacy students about their experience.   Students will be keen to hear about your diagnosis, what treatment plans were put in place and some …

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Harmless: training

Let’s talking training (the training operating arm of the established mental health provider Harmless) is delivering Self Hard Level 3 training on Thursday 9 November 2017. The training will take place in Lincoln (venue TBC) 9.30am-4.30pm. For more information or to book your place please contact: training@harmless.org.uk or call: 0115 934 8446.

Alzheimer’s Society Newsletter

You can download the current Lincolnshire Dementia Family Support Service Newsletter here.

The Carers’ Information Programme

The Carers’ Information Programme is a series of sessions for people caring for a family member or friend with dementia. It provides an opportunity for you to talk in a friendly and confidential environment about your experiences. It would be beneficial if you could attend all 4 sessions. The programme is run by Alzheimer’s Society …

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Talent Match Newsletter

You can download the current Talent Match newsletter here.

Volunteer mentoring opportunity with young people

The Education Business Partnership (EBP) are looking for mentors from across Lincolnshire who will be given the opportunity to participate in Mission Mentor. Mission Mentor is a programme specifically aimed at young people who are looked after children (LAC) and in years 8, 9 and 10 (aged 12-15).   The EBP will give you the …

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