Tech Talk for this week looks at the TT-exchange system which allows registered charities to access serious software for ridiculously small prices – essentially free. We explain what the scheme is and how it works for you.
Date for your diary! Charitie Robinson’s ‘Battle of the Bands’ event will take place on Friday 31st March 2017 at Moon on the Water. So far we have eight acts participating in the fundraising event and talent competition. Tickets on sale now from Voluntary Action North East Lincolnshire.
Mini WE Day is back for its third consecutive year! This years event ‘Social Action Club’ aims to motivate and empower young people to come up with innovative solutions to social issues, and equip them with the tools they need in order to make a difference. This years Mini WE Day event will take place on Thursday 6th April 2017 at the Grimsby Institute. The event is open to school pupils and young people from across the Yorkshire and Humber region and is free to attend. For more information contact Andy Green. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Next month VANEL are hosting a funding surgery with Ros Aitchison from Big Lottery. The funding surgery will take place on Thursday 30th March 2017. Community groups wishing to apply to Big Lottery’s Reaching Communities fund are encouraged to book an appointment with Ros at the funding surgery. Places are going fast and booking is essential. To book your place, please email Helen@vanel.org.uk
Shoreline’s Osbourne Street Office is permanently closing at the end of next month. As a result of the closure, they are in receipt of, but no longer have any need for, their office furniture. Rather than sell this privately, they would like to offer it to local charities in exchange for a donation to their Charity of the year fund. Read on for full details.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has launched a set of new proposals to improve how they deliver patient and public involvement within the organisation. NICE are keen to hear what people think of them before they’re finalised early next year. Deadline for comments 28th February 2017.
The Local Youth Social Action Programme is offering grants of up to £5,000 to groups working with young people between the ages of 10 and 20 years old (or 25 for young people with learning disabilities) living in Greater Lincolnshire. Read on for full details.
On Friday 17th February, Radio presenter and transgender icon Stephanie Hirst delivered a guest talk at Franklin Colleges second pride event. Stephanie spoke to students, teachers and members of the public about her journey to self acceptance and the importance of celebrating people’s differences.
VANEL’s IGNITE team are organising their first ever World Oceans Day event! The event will take place on Tuesday 30th May 2017 at Cleethorpes Discovery Centre from 10am – 4pm, and include nature walks, conservation talks and the launch of IGNITE’s Virtual Reality Experience, ‘Pipes Away!’ The event is free to attend and fun for all the family. Contact Victoria Russell for more information. Email: Victoria@vanel.org.uk
Tel: (01472) 315 437
Capacity Buildings Ltd, in conjunction with Comley Cameras, are holding their first ever beach hut #9 photographic competition! With four weeks left until the start of spring, why not head down to Marine Embankment, Cleethorpes, with your camera, and make the most of the last few weeks of winter sun!