On 1st June the IGNITE team held a successful beach sports day in Cleethorpes. Read on for a short report from the day and a number of photos!
News from VANEL, from Members and Friends and of local interest to everyone in the voluntary or community sector across North East Lincolnshire.
The pressure to achieve I am at the stage in my life where I am taking my GCSE’s, they tell me these are “life changing” and will “pave my future” depending on the grades I receive. For many teenagers the anxiety and dread of these exams loom over our heads everyday as the pressure builds […]
The IGNITE team were very pleased to have been able to help students at Grimsby Institute with their fundraising walk across the Humber Bridge recently. Students from Uniformed Public Services at Grimsby Institute organised a massive 12 hour relay walk/run back and forth across the Humber Bridge in order to raise money via BallBoys for fighting testicular cancer. They raised over £1000 in the process. Read on for the whole story with photos!
Last week (13th-19th May 2019) was National Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year was Body Image. A very powerful week of national support and campaigns, and locally our Young Reporters team worked hard to put together an exciting booklet of their thoughts and feelings on the issues involved. Read on to find out more and to access the booklet they produced.
Volunteers’ Week is almost here (1st June) and VANEL and the Volunteer Managers Network are getting ready for their event on 6th June in Grimsby. We’re inviting people to come and find out about volunteering by visiting us on the community bus in Grimsby. Find out more about what we’ve got planned.
You’ll have probably already seen the news that Cleethorpes has a Blue Flag beach once again. This is great news for the resort, but it’s also a testament to the hard work of many local partner organisations and many, many volunteers. Read on to find out the whole story.
A scam is fraud, and fraud is a crime. And these crimes destroy lives. VANEL attended Scamference 2019 last week and it was a real eyeopener. Read on to learn more about scams and how we all have a part to play in stamping them out.
Young Reporter Charlotte writes a passionate article about the value of our NHS and how we don’t recognise this enough. Have a read.