Category: Community News

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Carers First – Carers’ Week 11-17 June 2018

Carers First are hosting a number of events across the region throughout Carers’ Week 2018, including the following: Carers’ Health and Wellbeing Event – Thursday 14 June 2018 Age UK, Park St, Lincoln, LN1 1UQ Carers Health and Wellbeing event which includes a marketplace full of information and resources to help you with your caring …

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Lincolnshire Carers’ Conference

As part of carers week the University of Lincoln, in partnership with Carers First are hosting a conference to look at some of the key issues and challenges facing carers in the county. The conference aims to debate and explore such issues as: Carer well-being and resilience building The relationship between carers, paid carers and …

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Sleaford Navigation Trust – Canal Cleanup Volunteers

The Sleaford Navigation Trust are looking for volunteers over the next couple of months:   Sunday 10th June – IWA Lincolnshire Branch supporting Sleaford Navigation Trust – Regular Canal Cleanup work parties on the second Sunday of the month. Volunteers carry out a variety of tasks to maintain the navigable section of the Sleaford Navigation …

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Step up to your Future- Employment, Training and Careers Event- 12 June

West Lindsey Employment & Skills Partnership will be hosting a FREE Employment, Training and Careers event at the Blues Club in Gainsborough on 12 June 2018.

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Reminder: Share your views on the development of quality standards for voluntary organisations

Every-One is working in partnership with Voluntary Centre Services and Lincolnshire CVS to explore the development of a set of Quality Standards for the Voluntary Sector in Lincolnshire to help us give assurance to statutory service partners who may make referrals to voluntary groups and organisations. This is in the very first stages of development, …

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Lincolnshire Coproduction Network

“Local people working with services to develop personalised approaches” Care to join us? Lincolnshire coproduction network is a friendly group of people with complex health conditions and disabilities, and family members caring for a loved one. We develop our skills, knowledge and confidence to work with NHS and Social Care staff to shape policy and …

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Giving World Online- Vital resources available free of charge

Charities and community groups can now benefit from receiving free resources, courtesy of businesses donating their surplus stocks.

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Gainsborough and Caistor Volunteers Week events

  Voluntary Centre Services will be co-hosting two volunteer fair and information events during Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1-7 June. , The annual campaign, which was established in 1984, recognises the contribution volunteers make to our communities every day.  Voluntary Centre Services will co-host two volunteer fairs on: Wednesday 6th June, 10am-2pm at Gainsborough Uphill …

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Community Cuppa: Scotter – 19 June

Are you over 50 and live in Scotter? Then pop along to the Community Cuppa event on Monday 18 June 2018 and find out more about local community groups and services. You can download the event flyer here.

Armed Forces Week 2018: NK Fest

Every year North Kesteven District Council proudly support Armed Forces Day with a range of initiatives aimed at building a better understanding and strengthening the relationships between the community and our Armed Forces, past, present and future. Following the success of previous years, they are now looking forward to an extended programme of events for …

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