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Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire opens new Nomad Centre

  After years of planning, thanks to grant funding and many generous community and individual donations – the new Nomad Centre is officially open. YMCA Lincolnshire has reached a landmark event in its 150th birthday year – the opening of the new Nomad Centre on St. Rumbold’s Street, Lincoln. The …

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Sleep Easy 2020 Date Announced

Join us as Sleep Easy returns for an 11th year to raise awareness of homelessness in Lincolnshire. Take part in our annual sleep out at Lincoln’s Cathedral where sponsored sleepers spend a night replicating what it feels like to spend a night on the street. Sleep Easy 2020 runs from …

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It’s fun to play music at the YMCA!

YMCA Lincolnshire has re-opened its music studio to give local youngsters the opportunity to be creative through music. After a period of use by a third party, the facilities are now back in YMCA control and are being used by young people from the ages 12- 25 from local estates. …

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Climbing to New Heights at YMCA175!

YMCA175, the YMCA’s global youth event, was a resounding success. Marking the charity’s 175th anniversary in its birthplace of London, the event provided a chance for the whole YMCA family to collaborate. Over 3,000 delegates from 120 countries attended, making it the biggest YMCA event worldwide. Young people from all …

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YMCA Lincolnshire Chief Executive Shortlisted for Regional Award

Our Chief Executive Caroline Killeavy has been shortlisted as a regional finalist at the Forward Ladies National Awards & Summit. Caroline has been announced as a contender for the Midlands Public Sector/Academia/Not for Profit Leader award and we’re hoping she secures a win at the ceremony, in Birmingham on Friday …

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Swap, Trade and Upgrade: Paperclip Challenge Update

From small beginnings come wonderful things: that’s why we’re running our Paperclip Challenge during YMCA Lincolnshire’s 150th year. We’re recruiting Paperclip Heroes to support our campaign. These can be individuals, businesses, or organisations – anyone who is willing to get involved and step up to the challenge. The Paperclip Challenge …

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Our CEO on the Importance of Social Media

Being socially active can help raise awareness of your company or organisation and differentiate you from your competitors, so long as your accounts are properly managed and regularly updated. We spoke to our Chief Executive Caroline Killeavy to gain her opinion on the importance of social media in her day-to-day …

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Apprenticeships Funded Thanks to Generous Businesses

We’re pleased to announce that two generous businesses have donated a portion of their apprenticeship levy to fund apprenticeships for six ambitious members of our team here at YMCA Lincolnshire. Lincolnshire Co-op and UK-leading crop production and grain marketing business Frontier Agriculture have kindly donated a total of £46,500 between …

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Charity Merger Will Put People and Communities First

YMCA Lincolnshire and Community Lincs are delighted to announce their intention to merge the two charities, enabling the two organisations to combine their strengths, skills, resources and knowledge to better serve the people and communities they work with across Lincolnshire. Lorraine Bellis, Chair of Community Lincs Board of Trustees, and …

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