Category: Community News

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Lincoln Lottery Christmas Bonanza!

Sign up for the Lincoln Lottery by 15th December to be included in the festive superdraw!

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Join the Dots event: Community Singing-Reducing social isolation and loneliness

The Community Singing project are holding an event on Thursday 29th November, 9am-12:45pm, at Redwood Drive Community Centre, Redwood Drive, Waddington, Lincoln LN5 9BY. We want to get like-minded people, from all areas of the community, together to look at ways we can reduce social isolation and loneliness through the use of community singing in …

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Lincoln Food Partnership Annual Event- November 7th

Lincoln Food Partnership invites you to their annual event to network with other local organisations, to network with other local organisations, learn more about the sustainable food cities network and sign up to the food partnership pledge. FEATURING: KAREN LEE MP PROF. NIGEL CURRY LINCOLNSHIRE CHEF RACHEL GREEN The event will take place on November …

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Everyday first aid – would your volunteers have the confidence to cope in a crisis?

The British Red Cross is working with organisations and community groups that support people who are most at risk of needing first aid, including: Older adults who are at more risk of slips, trips and falls People who are homeless or rough sleepers and at risk of injury People living with issues around drug and …

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Armed Forces ‘Join the Dots’ – funding and networking event

Lincolnshire County Council are hosting an Armed Forces networking and funding ‘Join the Dots’ event on Tuesday 20th November, 9:30am-1:30pm, at Coningsby Community Hall, 12A Silver St, Coningsby, LN4 4SG. At the event, the following will be available: Advice and information about the Armed Forces Covenant Fund; An inspirational story from a locally funded project; A …

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Join the Lincolnshire Credit Union today to qualify for £25 (Time limited: 31st January)

Getting £25 on top of your savings is now easier than ever with the Lincolnshire Credit Union in partnership with the England Illegal Money Lending Team. You need to: • Join the credit union online • Quote ‘Shark’ in ‘Where did you hear about us?’ • Save a minimum of £5 during 3 consecutive months …

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University of Lincoln Nurse Education Public Consultation

The University of Lincoln is in the process of designing a new curriculum for the future of Nurse Education at the University of Lincoln and would like you to have your say. Drop-In Open Day – Tuesday 30th October 2018 from 11.00 – 20.00.

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Minutes of the West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum- 12-10-18

Thanks to every one who joined us at the West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum on Friday 12th October. The minutes of the meeting are now available to download here: WL Forum Minutes 121118 The next events are scheduled for: Tuesday 4th December 2018 – Festive Forum and Crafternoon at Bransby Horses. Wednesday 23rd January 2019 – …

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Introduction to Mindfulness- Nottingham 12.11.12

A chance for any Macmillan professional or third sector colleague wishing to develop their skills to better support themselves and others to gain an introduction to the principles of Mindfulness. This awareness session will help you understand if mindfulness is something for you to further pursue to help your own personal resilience when supporting people …

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Free Macmillan training: Healthcare Ethics and Complex Care Decisions- 30th October- Sleaford

Macmillan professionals possess valuable experience of managing ethical dilemmas in cancer care but without a clear conceptual framework, it can be difficult to pin down the source of unease and settle on a plan of action. This study day has been designed to help Macmillan professionals share a common language for talking about ethics in …

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