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Inspiring stories for Volunteers’ Week

With Volunteers’ Week fast approaching, a 23-year-old South Holland woman has shared her experience of how volunteering is helping her on the path to a new career. Miss Kathryn Crawt, 23, who grew up in Holbeach and is a former Spalding High School pupil, works in a kids’ club on cruise ships. In January, she […]

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We have a volunteer role to suit you

Want to take a hands-on approach to warning others of the early signs of cancer or could you relieve the pressure for carers by sitting with their loved-one for a while to give them a break? Perhaps you have one day spare to help ensure a fundraising event goes smoothly, maybe you want to work […]

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Volunteer Fair for Gainsborough

Volunteers throughout West Lindsey are invited to a Volunteer Fair and Information Market on June 2nd, 2015. The event, which takes place during national Volunteers’ Week, aims to celebrate the wonderful work of volunteers throughout the country as well as providing information to people who want to find out more. A range of local charities […]

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Regional conference to promote innovation in volunteering

More than 100 volunteer managers from across greater Lincolnshire have been invited to a special conference to promote innovation. Delegates will have an opportunity to discuss excellence in volunteering as well as the challenges ahead to share new ideas and opportunities. Volunteering Lincolnshire, part of Involving Lincs has organised the conference called V:Expo in conjunction […]

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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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