Over the last weekend of September the IGNITE team were a bit busy doing their bit towards fundraising, awareness raising and the environment. It was Macmillan coffee morning time as well as time for a River cleanup. Everyone got very involved, the weather was kind for the outdoor activities and over £150 was raised for […]
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Jenny Hodson will never grow old and lives by her mantra: “You can’t stay young forever, but you can be immature for the rest of your life.” Jenny leads our IGNITE team and has just completed a wingwalk for charity. Read on to find out about her impressive life of volunteering.
Local charity, the Gardiner Hill Foundation which supports people with mental health problems has been granted a £10,000 National Lottery Award to help combat social isolation in vulnerable adults in North East Lincolnshire. Read on to find out the story about the new ‘Only the Lonely’ project.
GRIMSBY heroes who lost their lives during the Great War are to be remembered during a special service, to be held on the West Marsh.
And the call has gone out for relatives of those lost, along with local residents, to take part in the service, which will be held at the permanent home of the area’s Memorial Cross and is being supported by our IGNITE team. Read on for the whole story.
A copy of the e-bulletin for 7th September. Read the original online here. Headlines So the holidays are over and this week our newsletter is back to its normal weekly slot. We’ve got bits and pieces of news for you as always, but the big story this week is from the IGNITE team. It’s the […]
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.
The event on Monday 3rd September for those interesting in discussing and providing feedback on the new Social Value Policy from NELC has been cancelled. Read on for more details of the Policy, the process for giving feedback and about the cancelled event.
“IT brightens my day when I know I am coming here.” The words of 79-year-old Betty Withers, whose new role as a vital volunteer has given her life a new spark. Betty is one of an army of more than 500 volunteers, without which St Andrew’s Hospice would not operate in the way it does. […]
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.