Last week (13th-19th May 2019) was National Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year was Body Image. A very powerful week of national support and campaigns, and locally our Young Reporters team worked hard to put together an exciting booklet of their thoughts and feelings on the issues involved. Read on to find out more and to access the booklet they produced.
Monthly Archives: May 2019
Volunteers’ Week is almost here (1st June) and VANEL and the Volunteer Managers Network are getting ready for their event on 6th June in Grimsby. We’re inviting people to come and find out about volunteering by visiting us on the community bus in Grimsby. Find out more about what we’ve got planned.
You’ll have probably already seen the news that Cleethorpes has a Blue Flag beach once again. This is great news for the resort, but it’s also a testament to the hard work of many local partner organisations and many, many volunteers. Read on to find out the whole story.
A scam is fraud, and fraud is a crime. And these crimes destroy lives. VANEL attended Scamference 2019 last week and it was a real eyeopener. Read on to learn more about scams and how we all have a part to play in stamping them out.
“There is so much expertise and skill out there”. Feature article on the volunteer army of Trustees that keeps charities ticking
This article talking about the role Trustees serve in keeping charities running appears in the Lincolnshire edition of The Journal this month. Featuring VANEL’s own Trustee, Mandy Johnson from Lincoln and Lindsey Blind Society. Have a read about this celebration of Trusteeship and get in touch with us.