Calendar

May
21
Mon
2018
National Dementia Action Week @ Nationwide, UK
May 21 – May 27 all-day

Groups and organisations nationwide will be putting events on, large and small, to raise awareness of the condition and improve the lives of people affected by dementia.

See the Alzheimer’s Society website here for all the details of the week.

The IGNITE team at VANEL has organised a Dementia Friends Awareness training session on 14th May to connect with this national week.

 

May
23
Wed
2018
Big Local North Cleethorpes Meeting @ Poplar Road Fire Station Cleethorpes
May 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Big Local team meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -12:30 at Poplar Road Fire Station to discuss how Big Local funding could be spent for the benefit of people living in North Cleethorpes. Members of the public, charities and organisations living or based in North Cleethorpes are welcome to attend and encouraged to share their views.

If you fit the above criteria and have an idea about how you would like to see Big Local funding spent for the benefit of the North Cleethorpes community, join the team at one of the meetings. Alternatively, you can email John@vanel.org.uk.

 

May
29
Tue
2018
Nexus events day
May 29 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Nicole from the IGNITE team is supporting NEXUS with their upcoming Yoga and Fitness Buzz day on 29th May.

At 12.30 there is a Yoga session at the Grimsby Yoga Studio on Abbeygate. Free for 15-21 year olds.

At 2.30pm there is a Fitness Buzz session at Peaks Lane sports field. Again, free for 15-21years.

Booking essential so if you’re interested contact Nicole on the IGNITE team.

May
30
Wed
2018
Big Local North Cleethorpes Meeting @ Poplar Road Fire Station Cleethorpes
May 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Big Local team meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -12:30 at Poplar Road Fire Station to discuss how Big Local funding could be spent for the benefit of people living in North Cleethorpes. Members of the public, charities and organisations living or based in North Cleethorpes are welcome to attend and encouraged to share their views.

If you fit the above criteria and have an idea about how you would like to see Big Local funding spent for the benefit of the North Cleethorpes community, join the team at one of the meetings. Alternatively, you can email John@vanel.org.uk.

 

Jun
1
Fri
2018
National Volunteers’ Week @ Nationwide, UK
Jun 1 – Jun 7 all-day

Volunteers’ Week 2018 runs from 1st – 7th June and is a national initiative.

VANEL is connecting to the week and we have organised V:Expo for 5th June.

V:Expo takes place during Volunteers’ Week 2018 and there is now a new website available for that national event. Visit www.volunteersweek.org to see the new site, read the blog and find out what else is happening across the country. Get inspired!

Jun
3
Sun
2018
World Oceans Day event by IGNITE @ Cleethorpes Discovery Centre & Beach Hut 9
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

World Oceans Day this year is on 8th June and on the weekend before – 3rd June – VANEL and the IGNITE team are holding a World Oceans Day event in Cleethorpes. Come and join in.

Lots more information soon but get the date in your diary now.

Contact Victoria in the IGNITE team if you’d like more information.

Jun
5
Tue
2018
V:EXPO 2018 led by VANEL @ Grimsby Central Hall
Jun 5 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

V:Expo on 5th June is a series of workshops, talks and discussions to inspire young people.

There are two sessions – afternoon and evening – and lots going on.

Afternoon session:  15:00 – 17:00

Evening session:  18:00 – 20:00

at

Grimsby Central Hall, Duncombe Street, Grimsby

£5 per session.
Free for 16-18 year olds.
To book tickets visit www.vexpolincolnshireshore.org.uk

We have workshops and speakers now confirmed from:

NCVO (the National Centre for Voluntary Organisations)
National Youth Agency
Volunteering Matters

There will also be an Organised Dialogue session focused on young people, a session from Young Advisors looking at Youth Campaigning and more…

Contact the IGNITE team direct to discuss or use this website www.vexpolincolnshire.org.uk to book tickets. Contact us direct (at VANEL via IGNITE) if you are an agency working with young people and would like to attend.

IGNITE
ignite@vanel.org.uk
01472 315437

 

V:Expo takes place during Volunteers’ Week 2018 and there is now a new website available for that national event. Visit www.volunteersweek.org to see the new site, read the blog and find out what else is happening across the country. Get inspired!

Please download a poster below and display it somewhere at your own offices/venue or share it around!

 

Read some recent stories about the V:Expo event here.

Jun
6
Wed
2018
Big Local North Cleethorpes Meeting @ Poplar Road Fire Station Cleethorpes
Jun 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Big Local team meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -12:30 at Poplar Road Fire Station to discuss how Big Local funding could be spent for the benefit of people living in North Cleethorpes. Members of the public, charities and organisations living or based in North Cleethorpes are welcome to attend and encouraged to share their views.

If you fit the above criteria and have an idea about how you would like to see Big Local funding spent for the benefit of the North Cleethorpes community, join the team at one of the meetings. Alternatively, you can email John@vanel.org.uk.

 

Jun
8
Fri
2018
World Oceans Day @ Nationwide, UK
Jun 8 all-day

International World Oceans Day.

See website www.worldoceansday.org

Jun
13
Wed
2018
Big Local North Cleethorpes Meeting @ Poplar Road Fire Station Cleethorpes
Jun 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Big Local team meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -12:30 at Poplar Road Fire Station to discuss how Big Local funding could be spent for the benefit of people living in North Cleethorpes. Members of the public, charities and organisations living or based in North Cleethorpes are welcome to attend and encouraged to share their views.

If you fit the above criteria and have an idea about how you would like to see Big Local funding spent for the benefit of the North Cleethorpes community, join the team at one of the meetings. Alternatively, you can email John@vanel.org.uk.

 

Jun
14
Thu
2018
Uniformed Services Basketball Tournament @ Grimsby Institute
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This event will be run and organised by a small group within the uniformed services course at Grimsby Institute and supported by the IGNITE team at VANEL.  The tournament will take place at the Institute and will raising money for Medical Detection Dogs.

More information to follow.