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YMCA Residents Help to Document Lincoln Everyman Cinema Development

Two YMCA residents have been contributing to the development of the Everyman Cinema in Lincoln through a project in collaboration with Lindum Group. Mark and Callum have been on site with Lindum Group over the last few months, documenting the construction of the new cinema through photographs. Mark said: “I’m …

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Lincoln Catenians Support Local Charity

Lincoln Catenians, a Roman Catholic society, has made a generous contribution to a local charity. The Lincoln Catenians, who are part of a wider national Catenian association, have donated over £500 to support the work of YMCA Lincolnshire. The donation was made in a cheque presentation at The Showroom last …

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Lincoln Soroptimists Make Generous Donation

Lincoln and District Soroptimists have made a generous contribution to a local charity. The Lincoln and District Soroptimists, who are part of a wider international women’s movement, have donated over £1000 in support of YMCA Lincolnshire. The donation was made in a cheque presentation at The Showroom on Tuesday 23rd …

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Nomad’s Waterside South Shop to Close

YMCA Lincolnshire’s Nomad store on Waterside South has closed today (Wednesday 24th April). The shop opened just over a year ago, following relocation from Sincil Street where YMCA Lincolnshire had traded under the Nomad banner for a number of years. The development of the Cornhill area in Lincoln meant that …

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Contractors For New Homeless Centre Announced

A Lincolnshire firm has been announced as the contractors for a new homeless centre in Lincoln. Lindum Group has been appointed as contractors for YMCA Lincolnshire’s new Nomad Centre, with work set to begin on the St Rumbold’s Street building at the end of April. The site, which is currently …

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90 People Brave Wintery Conditions in Aid of Homelessness

Over 90 people slept out in Lincoln last night (15th March) raising funds for a new homelessness centre in the city. YMCA Lincolnshire hosted its tenth Sleep Easy event at Lincoln Cathedral, and over 100 sleepers, volunteers and staff braved rain and wind to take part. The sponsored sleepers have …

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Local estate agents keeping the homeless warm this winter

The Fine & Country Foundation, estate agents based in Lincolnshire, kindly awarded YMCA Lincolnshire £2475 for the Nomad project. The funds ensured that those accessing Nomad services over the winter period were equipped with warm clothing and bedding. Rachael Baxter, Community Engagement Manager at YMCA Lincolnshire, said: “Last year we were …

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Charity Receives Vital Funds For New Homeless Centre

A Lincoln-based homeless centre will soon be a reality following the backing from a government funder. Homes England, the government’s housing accelerator, has awarded just over £700,000 to YMCA Lincolnshire, inching them ever closer to their target amount of £1.6 million. The funding, which has come in the organisation’s 150th …

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Knight of Minster Takes Up Temporary Residence with YMCA

YMCA Lincolnshire is playing host to a knight in shining armour at The Showroom on Tritton Road. The Knight of Minster is seeking refuge at The Showroom Conference Centre until he can find more permanent accommodation. In medieval times it was common practice for people of influence to be captured. …

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