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State of the Sector Survey

Help us to identify the true value of the sector! Involving Lincs members are principally drawn from the Third sector and we recognise the important role that these organisations play in our local economy. The Third Sector is value driven and reinvests surpluses to further social, environmental and cultural objectives. (more…)

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Want to Engage More Effectively with CCGs and the HWB?

Compact Voice and Regional Voices have produced two briefings, which have been designed to help voluntary organisations build strong partnerships with local commissioning bodies. One of the briefings focuses on engaging with Health and Wellbeing Boards and the other on Clinical Commissioning Groups. (more…)

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New Opportunities With the People’s Partnership

The People’s Partnership is a brand new way of engaging with the County Council in the development of its strategies and commissioning plans and you now have the opportunity to get involved. We have answered a number of your likely questions below and at the bottom of this article there is a downloadable Expression of Interest […]

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Fibromyalgia support group continues to grow

A fledgling support group for people with a condition that causes pain all over the body is attracting increasing numbers of people. The Boston Fibromyalgia Support and Social Group was formed by sufferer Siobhan Bernadin, 53, of Wrangle, who wanted to reach out to others in her situation. She said: When you are in so much […]

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Dozens of students to receive Lincolnshire Volunteer Card

Dozens of Boston College students who have completed training to demonstrate their interest in volunteering and help their own personal development came together for a presentation event. In a partnership between the college and Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service (LCVS), 68 students as well as some staff were presented with the Lincolnshire Volunteer Card. The card […]

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Meet your responsibilities to keep adults safe from abuse

If you suspected a child was at risk of emotional, physical or sexual abuse, you would act, right? But what if it was an adult at risk? The Care Act 2014 sets out a clear legal framework for how local authorities and other parts of the system should protect adults at risk of abuse or […]

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