Hospice appeal for community fundraising volunteers

Hospice appeal for community fundraising volunteers

A charity which provides palliative care at its hospice in Boston is looking for community fundraisers to help it continue its vital work. The Butterfly Hospice relies on the generosity of local people to help raise the £1million it needs each year to help those with...
Week of events to celebrate Skegness volunteers

Week of events to celebrate Skegness volunteers

Skegness is gearing up for a big celebration of the volunteers who give their time to support the people, animals, landscape and heritage of the town. Skegness Volunteers’ Week will take place from March 18th to 24th and will be an opportunity for the many charities,...
Persimmon Homes launches £1million Building Futures giveaway

Persimmon Homes launches £1million Building Futures giveaway

In 2019 Persimmon Homes is giving away more than £1 million to support children in health, sport, education and the arts through its brand new Building Futures competition. The company is joining forces with Team GB – the British Olympic Association – to...
Survey launched to help armed forces

Survey launched to help armed forces

You served, we care People in South Kesteven, Rutland and Harborough with a connection to the British Armed Forces are being encouraged to share their views and experiences as part of a wide-ranging survey looking at military life – the first of its kind ever to...

Free workshop to help charities embrace technology and digital

Charities are being offered the opportunity to learn more about how they can use technology and digital services to help the people they serve. Following a series of similar events last year, the Centre for Acceleration of Social Technology (CAST) is again taking its...

Lincolnshire CVS praised as an “exemplar” to others

Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service has been held up as an “exemplar” for its work. The praise came from the chairman of NAVCA, the national body for local voluntary sector support and development organisations, following a meeting with LCVS chief executive...
Social Prescribing: Helping to connect people and increase wellbeing

Social Prescribing: Helping to connect people and increase wellbeing

The social prescribing team are now all in place across South, South West and East Lincolnshire. We have one goal, to connect people with activities in their own community so that their sense of belonging and wellbeing is increased. Our values are simple, our service...
Can young people help your community?

Can young people help your community?

Communities are being invited to get involved with a summer scheme which empowers teenagers to develop valuable life and work skills and improve their sense of social responsibility. The National Citizen Service gives young people aged 15 the 17 the opportunity to...
Deadline nears for charity grants

Deadline nears for charity grants

The Lloyds Bank Foundation is open for applications for funding to support small but vital charities (income between £25k – £1M) working with those with complex social issues.Support can be provided through two grants programmes Enable and Invest, along...
LCVS recognised for armed forces support

LCVS recognised for armed forces support

Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service has been recognised for its commitment to supporting armed forces personnel and their families. LCVS has earned the Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which recognises employers that align their values...