Do you live in Lincolnshire, aged 65 and over and willing to wear a small activity monitor?
Researchers from the University of Lincoln and Glasgow Caledonian University are collecting information on the walking and sitting time of both dog owners and non-dog owners aged 65 or over.
Using a small specialised activity monitor similar to a pedometer, we can… Read more
Volunteering is a brilliant way to gain work experience, develop new skills and help people in your local area. Employers and universities seriously rate volunteering experience; you can even pick up national qualifications for your efforts along the way.
We had a chat with Chris Bushby from Discover Volunteering to find out more about how to… Read more
The Gift Aid Small Donation Scheme (GASDS) came into force on 6 April 2013 and gives charities the ability to claim gift aid on small donations (for cash donations of £20 or less), up to £5,000 without having to obtain a gift aid declaration from the donors. This can then help generate up to £1,250 per year to your charity’s… Read more
The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) are consulting on the proposals to use a Legislative Reform Order to make changes to entertainment licensing. An earlier Consultation in 2011 led to Government setting out a set of deregulatory measures in January 2013.
This consultation relates to the introduction of a range of licensing exemptions for lower risk activities and… Read more
26 November 2013
The European Commission (EC) is now in the process of collecting evidence and information to help develop its thinking about the current VAT rules.
It is an opportunity for charities, including Community Building management committees, and Parish Councils to put forward their views and raise awareness of the problems that they face or have had to deal… Read more
Apparently its great! that’s what the staff at Community Lincs said in their staff satisfaction survey.
Here at Community Lincs we aim to make our working days enjoyable and productive and our staff agree that this creates a great place to work. Many of the things that they particularly enjoy relate to the good team spirit, their colleagues, the friendly… Read more
Working in collaboration with West Linsey District Council, Community Lincs recently completed a Housing Needs Survey in the parishes of Barlings and Stainton by Langworth. The aim of the survey was to obtain up to date information about the need for affordable housing, and whether new affordable homes are required for local people.… Read more
Staying in touch with family and friends, ordering groceries online, uploading family photographs or doing your banking online; whatever your motivations Community Lincs could help you, or someone you know, get started and get online.
Our free of charge Computing for Beginners is designed for both those that don’t know how to use a computer and want to see how… Read more
More help is being offered to vulnerable energy consumers to deal with their energy costs.After a successful bid to the Department of Energy and Climate Change “Big Energy Saving Network”, Community Lincs is partnering with North Kesteven District Council to deliver simple, effective, targeted and proactive advice to vulnerable energy consumers such as… Read more
Working in partnership with West Lindsey District Council, Community Lincs is leading a search for land for affordable housing in the parish of Scothern. This is in connection with a Housing Needs Survey in the parish, which was launched recently. If the survey identifies a need for more affordable homes for rent or shared ownership by local people, a suitable… Read more