We have all been living through an uncertain few months, with many relying on the kindness of others to get them through.

In this month’s news bulletin we hear about the wonderful things community volunteers have been doing throughout the crisis, from shopping and collecting prescriptions, to lives being saved. Good Neighbour Schemes and Covid-19 community support groups have been working hard to ensure that support is given to those who need it most.

Today is the last day to complete the Covid-19 impact survey. The survey is designed to build a picture of how people of all ages have been affected by the virus and by lock down.

If your community is thinking about starting a Neighbourhood Plan, now is a good time to get started! The basic grant has been increased from £9,000 to £10,000. Contact Janet Clark to find out more.

Our oil buying scheme continues to achieve competitive prices for oil for it’s members, with oil prices dropping during lock down. Join the scheme before the next order deadline date in July.

See the latest news for community buildings, with advice on how to open up your hall and ensure it’s Covid secure and how you can still apply for business support funding.

TED in East Lindsey are busy during lock down, offering well-being visits, friendship calls and activity packs, not just in East Lindsey but all across the county. Operation Pen Pal was launched to connect generations with each other via letters and drawings from children all over Lincolnshire.

In Other News, Alford Craft Market Centre will open their doors again from the 3 July and a new initiative from Age UK, Vitals for Veterans, is delivering well-being parcels to veterans in need in Lincoln and South Lincolnshire.

You can find out more about all the above by viewing the full news bulletin here.

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