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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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EATFIT Mondays Launched at YMCA Hostel

YMCA Lincolnshire, through the Big Lottery Building Better Opportunities project, has launched EATFIT Mondays. The project, running at the YMCA Hostel in partnership with community nurse Gina, offers a healthy breakfast to all residents. Sonia Rossington, Resident Engagement Tutor, said: “Our desire is to make residents more aware of their …

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Lincolnshire PCC Signs Up to Sleep Rough

Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has signed up to sleep rough at YMCA Lincolnshire’s Sleep Easy. PCC Marc Jones has signed up to the YMCA’s Sleep Easy event when sponsored sleepers spend the night battling the elements in the grounds of Lincoln Cathedral. It is the tenth year the YMCA …

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An update from our Resident Engagement Tutor

Sonia Rossington joined YMCA Lincolnshire in November 2018, taking up the role of Resident Engagement Tutor. Her role, which is funded through the Big Lottery Engagement Into Learning Building Better Opportunities project is vital in the work we do, supporting and engaging residents on a one-to-one basis.  Below Sonia shares …

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Caradoc Lincoln Donates Baby Scales

Caradoc Lincoln Ltd has generously donated baby scales which will help new families in Gainsborough. At the end of 2018 Zara Smith, Senior Childcare Manager, put out an appeal for a set of baby scales to support a pop-up clinic being run at YMCA Beginnings Day Care in Gainsborough. With the help …

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Force Carol Concert Raises Vital Funds for YMCA

The annual Lincolnshire Police Force Carol concert raised £679.32 for YMCA Lincolnshire. The concert took place on December 14th at Lincoln Cathedral and attracted a large crowd. On behalf of everyone at YMCA Lincolnshire, we would like to express our sincere thanks to Lincolnshire Police Force for helping us make a positive …

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An update from our Children, Youth & Family Services Manager

Steve Williams, Children, Youth & Family Services Manager, joined YMCA Lincolnshire at the start of December 2018. Below he shares more information about himself, his previous roles and what his future aspirations are for children and young people in the county as the head of YMCA Lincolnshire’s youth services teams. I have worked …

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YMCA Beginnings Raises £320 for Harriet

Staff, parents and carers at YMCA Beginnings Day Care have raised £320 for The Children’s Hospital Charity on behalf of Harriet who attends the nursery’s baby room. In March this year Harriet was diagnosed with a brain tumour and in October her family received the devastating news that the tumour was cancerous. Harriet …

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Car Dealership is First to Sponsor a Room at New YMCA Centre

It’s yet to be built, but YMCA Lincolnshire’s new health and wellbeing centre has its first room sponsor. Local independent car dealership, Just Audi VW, has signed up to sponsor a room at YMCA Lincolnshire’s capital project, The Lincoln Nomad Centre. The Lincoln Nomad Centre, which is expected to be …

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ITP Aero Lincoln Gave Generously in 2018

A big thank you to Ricardo Navarro and the team at ITP Aero Lincoln for their generous food donation to our Nomad shelter this Christmas. Throughout 2018 ITP Aero have generously donated clothing, boots and food to Nomad, part of YMCA Lincolnshire. We are extremely grateful for all donations, particularly during the winter period …

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