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!
News from and about VANEL
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.
“There is so much expertise and skill out there”. Feature article on the volunteer army of Trustees that keeps charities ticking
This article talking about the role Trustees serve in keeping charities running appears in the Lincolnshire edition of The Journal this month. Featuring VANEL’s own Trustee, Mandy Johnson from Lincoln and Lindsey Blind Society. Have a read about this celebration of Trusteeship and get in touch with us.
So What If Your Child Is Not Taking the ‘Straight’ Road? This week’s Young Reporter Ellie shares her thoughts. Have a read.
For the past year, VANEL and local volunteers have been researching the history of community policing in Cleethorpes as part of our “Celebrating Cleethorpes Community Cops” project which was funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Our research and project has now formally come to an end, and it’s time to share what we’ve learned more widely. Read on to find out more about this project and next steps.