After two successful years, West Marsh Community Centre is once again organising a “Volunteer Awards” scheme which will culminate in an Awards Night event in November. West Marsh Community Centre is asking for you to nominate the volunteers you feel have made important contributions across the community during 2018. The awards themselves are open for […]
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New Social Value Policy from the Council may affect you so have your say in the consultation or by attending a workshop
North East Lincolnshire Council are consulting on a Social Value policy. Social Value requires commissioners, those who plan and buy local services, to think about how they achieve their goals in a more joined up way. Rather than thinking about services in isolation or in the short term, this new policy requires commissioners to consider long term costs, sustainability and how including Social Value outcomes can possibly reduce pressures and make the most of opportunities in other areas. If your organisation connects with council procurement at any part of the supply chain then you should review this draft of the policy and give your feedback. Read on for more information, the policy, workshop dates and more.
Skip It! is a three month pilot project that gives people the chance to dispose of unwanted household items and learn more about how the council is working hard to create a cleaner, greener North East Lincolnshire. Read on for dates and venues over the next few months where you can dispose of your waste.
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 […]
Headlines The IGNITE team was out in force at Armed Forces Day in Cleethorpes last weekend. Excellent event. Were you there? Read more below. VANEL has also been participating in the programme led by the National Cyber Security Centre to support charities to lower their risks by improving their Cyber Security. Lots more about this […]
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 […]
On Wednesday 16th May 2018 the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) media team issued a press release announcing that VANEL has been awarded a grant through the Connected Communities Innovation Fund. Voluntary Action North East Lincolnshire (VANEL) is one of 16 organisations selected from 400 applicants to take part in the Connected […]