This project from IGNITE is part of a national programme of training to help younger people who are moving into independent living gain financial skills. We’ve been running sessions for a while now but are continuing to reach more and more young people. Read on to find out more.
Another huge effort from volunteers helps with the clean up of the River Freshney during RiverClean event
The latest RiverClean effort this weekend saw plenty of volunteers remove a huge amount of rubbish from the River Freshney. VANEL staff were there to get involved too…
Longstrip Wildlife is an environmental and technology focused project being supported by the IGNITE team at VANEL. Longstrip just held a family activity day which was a great success to start spreading the word about the project. Read on for more about the day and about the project.
The plans for the VANEL and IGNITE led V:Expo event for Grimsby are now ready. Over 2 sessions (at Central Hall) we’ve got a range of key national speakers as well as lots of workshops. Bookings now open and young people or groups working with young people would benefit from visiting. So read on for details and how to book.
IGNITE are running Digital Inspirations Workshops to help young people (aged 11-19) learning about coding and more
IGNITE have been delivering these Inspiration Workshops for young people for a while now. But there’s plenty more chances for young people to book places and get inspired about tech. Read on for details.
Volunteers’ Week is in June and once again VANEL is involved with a V:EXPO event that we’re inviting everyone to attend. This year the structure of the event is different and we have an event here in Grimsby on 5th June and organised by and for young people. But anyone can attend. So read on for the background to the event this year and find out why you should come along. In particular we need organisations to also attend so find out why this might mean you.
A Young Grimsby Man and his army of volunteers have been targeting Grimsby Care Homes to breathe life into the gardens!
An inspiring young person has been helping those in need look after their gardens. Read the story about Ryan and what he’s been doing
On Saturday 14th April, Longstrip Wildlife has organised a Family Activity Day in People’s Park Grimsby. Lots of environmentally focused activities so read on for all the details and come along.
VANEL are looking for four final year students with an interest in community development experience to work 15 hours per week for a year on our Reaching Communities programme: “Helping Young People to Help Each Other to Lead Their Communities” (otherwise known as IGNITE). Read on for all the information about the roles (which will start on 1st September 2018) and how to apply.
Former Grimsby Telegraph editor is offering her expertise to train the next generation of young journalists!
The IGNITE team have organised a crash course in journalistic writing over the Easter Break. Read on for all the details.