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.
V:Expo in June in Grimsby is a chance for young people to explore ideas around volunteering and community
V:Expo is getting closer. As part of Volunteers’ Week, this event on 5th June at Central Hall provides lots of workshops, talks and networking to help inspire young people to volunteer or get involved in their community. Does that mean you? Or do you work with young people? Find out more and book your place now
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…