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LCVS is recruiting…

Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service (LCVS) is recruiting to two part time posts. Both positions are on fixed term/temporary contracts. One post is for an eight hour per week administration assistant based in Manby, near Louth. The other is a four-and-a-half hour per week project assistant based in Boston. Find out more at: LCVS recruiting  

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Greater Lincolnshire State of the Sector Report

Involving Lincs recently commissioned the production of a report designed to raise awareness and understanding about the contribution and ‘value’ to the local economy of the third sector in Greater Lincolnshire. The executive summary provides an overview of the key findings and recommendations, whilst the full report provides further detailed analysis.

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Have you given your views on care contributions?

Lincolnshire County Council is considering changes to its policy about the contributions adults are asked to pay towards their non-residential care and support. Make sure you have your say to influence the future policy. Take part online or request the questionnaire by post. The consultation closes on 28 September. http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/residents/adult-social-care/public-consultation-contributions-policy/126141.article

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Cost to charities of National Living Wage likely to be £500 million

Lincoln academic Stephen McKay, Social & Political Sciences, recently calculated that charities might need to find an extra £500 million to pay for the new National Living Wage at £9 or above in 2020. The research underlying the claim was published by the Third Sector Research Centre at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/generic/tsrc/documents/tsrc/working-papers/BP-on-National-Living-WageSMc.pdf And was covered by the Third […]

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Volunteer fair to show you what’s on offer and how to get involved

Organisations based at West Lindsey’s new Public Services Hub at the Guildhall are joining forces to improve the support and advice available to their customers. Citizen’s Advice, Volunteer Centre, Lincolnshire Credit Union and West Lindsey’s Digital Champions are hosting a volunteering drop-in event on Wednesday September 23 to search for volunteers to support their services. […]

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LCVS helps get Wainfleet project off the ground

People in Wainfleet are creating a greater sense of community through their new project, The Haven, which launches this week. Community group Wainfleets2gether has developed the project thanks to funding awarded by People’s Health Trust using money raised by HealthComplete through The Health Lottery. People will be developing their confidence, social skills and building a […]

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