Friendship at Home and Harbour Place Day Centre have become two of the first VANEL Member organisations to have signed up to the Volunteer Development Service. The Volunteer Development Service is designed to support and develop the quality of volunteer programmes, and improve the knowledge and skills of the management team. The Volunteer Centre team would encourage any organisation, VANEL Member or otherwise, who works with volunteers, to subscribe to the Volunteering Development Service, today! For more information, please contact Liz at the Volunteer Centre. Call (01472) 231 123. Liz@vanel.org.uk
Winter Wonderland is returning to Cleethorpes Meridian Showground for four days this December and promises to be even more magical than last year. The event opens on Thursday 8th December and closes on the evening of Sunday the 11th. Read on to find out more about whats on at Winter Wonderland and what it is that you can do to help spread a little festive sparkle.
The contribution of hundreds of trawlermen from Grimsby and Hull, who formed a minesweeping operation in World War One to protect the Royal Navy, will be marked with a one hour documentary and exhibition by Estuary TV, the region’s local broadcaster of news and entertainment. The programme will be aired on Sunday 6th November at 7pm. Don’t worry if you miss it, it will be aired again the following Sunday and available to watch online via estuary.tv.
Charities, small voluntary groups, or other projects tackling social issues at the local level are invited to apply for the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) Awards 2017. The annual CSJ Awards programme recognises local groups that address a range of entrenched social issues. Each winning organisation receives a prize of £10,000 and the rare chance to have their work profiled at the CSJ Awards ceremony in London. Read on for full details.
Read on to find out about an array of active or upcoming funding opportunities from funders such as the Nuffield Foundation, the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Masonic Charitable Support Foundation and the Postcode Community Trust, to name a few.
Friendship at Home are looking to install a defibrillator at their office at St. Aidan’s Community Church, Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes. If any Members or Friends of VANEL have any information on the best place to get a defibrillator, please contact Friendship at Home Development Manager Julie Rigby, email: email@example.com
Read on to discover funding opportunities available this November from The Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund and the Discovery Communities. The GALAXY Hot Chocolate Fund is looking to help small, local community projects and groups, and will be awarding a total of seventy £300 donations across the UK and Ireland. The Discovery Communities event is your chance to join with communities from across the UK to learn about the innovative food waste campaigns being tested in Derbyshire. You will take part in a novel ‘balloon debate’ deciding which of five great ideas will be awarded a £2,000 prize to help cut food waste in their community.
North East Lincolnshire Women’s Aid is a registered charity providing help and advice to survivors and victims of domestic abuse.
Please find attached the referral process for the programme called Helping Hands. If you would like more information about the programme, read on or please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you aged 16 to 30 and interested in becoming a volunteer? Perhaps you already are a volunteer. Whichever it is, why not sign up to the Lincolnshire Volunteer Card (LVC) training course this November. Free Places are still available! Don’t miss your chance to get involved! Read on for more details and to download a booking form.