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.
News from VANEL, from Members and Friends and of local interest to everyone in the voluntary or community sector across North East Lincolnshire.
At a family fun event recently, the Beach Hut on Marine Embankment, Cleethorpes opened its doors once again for the start of the season. The Beach Hut is a focus for a variety of community projects and can also be hired for personal or group use. Read on to find out what’s been happening (we have a new Punch and Judy setup too) and find out how to book.
Friendship at Home have organised a Dementia Awareness/Action event for 21st May in Grimsby. At this stage they are seeking relevant groups who may want to be involved with the event. Read on to find out early details about the event…
Our weekly roundup of news related to governance, trusteeship and leadership: We’ve not had many Governance Weekly articles recently – much of the focus this year has shifted to GDPR specifically. So this week here’s a quick catch up for trustees and committee members both on GDPR matters and on other governance news…
Identity theft is a real problem but a new project funded through the Crime Reduction Fund should provide part of the solution
West Marsh Community Centre was successful in applying to the CRF fund and has now put four shredders into the community for local people to dispose of their personal documents more securely helping to minimise chances of data theft. Find out more and where to get to the shredders.
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 Critical Incident Response Forum’s inaugural meeting was hosted in Manchester this week and VANEL was in attendance. Read on to find out more about what this group is about.
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.