Over the last weekend of September the IGNITE team were a bit busy doing their bit towards fundraising, awareness raising and the environment. It was Macmillan coffee morning time as well as time for a River cleanup. Everyone got very involved, the weather was kind for the outdoor activities and over £150 was raised for […]
Jenny Hodson will never grow old and lives by her mantra: “You can’t stay young forever, but you can be immature for the rest of your life.” Jenny leads our IGNITE team and has just completed a wingwalk for charity. Read on to find out about her impressive life of volunteering.
GRIMSBY heroes who lost their lives during the Great War are to be remembered during a special service, to be held on the West Marsh.
And the call has gone out for relatives of those lost, along with local residents, to take part in the service, which will be held at the permanent home of the area’s Memorial Cross and is being supported by our IGNITE team. Read on for the whole story.
It’s time for a change in the team at IGNITE. We’ve said goodbye to Dan, Nicole, Danielle and Ellie as part of the planning changeover as we start a new academic year. And Jean-Louis is staying on and has been joined this week by Kirsty, Shaun and Jessica. Victoria and Jenny are of course still here for the long haul! Read on for our goodbyes to our former colleagues and hello and welcome to the new members of the team who you’ll be dealing with at IGNITE over the coming year.
Free fun down on the beach was the order of the day in Cleethorpes, when a group of young people from the IGNITE team organised sports sessions for all.
After months and months of solid planning, IGNITE project leader and Groundwork Youth Ambassador, Mica Armstrong (18) delivered on IGNITE’s largest project to date; 6 events in 6 days. Following the national theme set out by Groundwork, Mica, with the help of the IGNITE team developed Groundwork GY and a programme of events using six […]
On Sunday 3rd June over 400 people took to Cleethorpes Discovery Centre and Beach Hut #9 to partake in Voluntary Action North East Lincolnshire’s (VANEL’s) 3rd annual World Oceans Day Event making it the largest event to date. World Oceans Day (WOD) is a global day of ocean celebration which encourages people to learn more […]
As part of the VANEL IGNITE programme (funded via Big Lottery) we are looking for four new final year degree students to join the team part-time starting in September 2018. Read on for all the details and please tell anyone you know who you think might be interested.
IGNITE has an event organised with a local school as part of this national initiative (read on to find out the story) as the IGNITE team are continuing their interest in environmental projects. Find out more about activities including ours
The IGNITE team have organised a Dementia Friends session at VANEL offices on 14th May for anyone who wishes to become a ‘Dementia Friend’ and increase their knowledge on the lives of people living with Dementia. Read on for the details.