Year: 2018

VIC December 2017 Newsletter

The December edition of the VIC newsletter is out with news from the ex-services charity.

You can download a copy of the past months news by following this link: VIC_News_Dec_2017

The VIC website and Facebook page is regularly updated and you can find more information and VIC services and activities there.


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Homewise Memory Matters Project

Homewise Newsletter Jan 2018

The latest newsletter from the Homewise Disability Aids Recycling Centre is out.

Affordable daily living aids save Homewise customers 70% on average compared to buying brand new.  For the latest information and contact details for the organisation, please download their newsletter here:

Homewise Newsletter Jan 18 (pdf)


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BFCitC: Men’s Healthy Weight Management Programme

The Men’s Healthy Weight Management programme runs throughout the year for males who would like to improve their health and lose weight.

The free programme involves a comprehensive 12-week delivery plan which includes regular health checks that assess body weight, hydration, visceral fat, body fat, muscle mass and physical age. Throughout the (…)

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BFCitC Soccer Schools: February 2018

Burnley FC in the Community’s February Soccer Schools are now on sale… at a reduced price!

Burnley FC in the Community’s Soccer Schools sessions are back in February half-term (Monday 12th February – Friday 16th February 2018) and all full week prices have been reduced by £10!

The sessions will (…)

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Vacancy: Project Co-ordinator (Digital Inclusion)

Lancashire Women’s Centres are currently recruiting for a Project Co-ordinator (Digital Inclusion)

Lancashire Women’s Centres are one of the thematic leads for the Age of Opportunity project funded by the Big Lottery and the European Union. They are also funded to work on the Invest in Youth Project and this role (…)

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Whitworth’s New Year’s Day Duck Race – an egg-citing success

Whitworth’s annual Duck Race took place on New Year’s Day 2018.

A popular event in the Whitworth calendar, the ducks took to the water at the overflow of Cowm Reservoir on Tong End in driving wind and rain.  In total over 1,300 ducks were sponsored and around 400 people turned (…)

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Support And Signposting at Gannow Community Centre, Burnley

Start 2018 with a purpose. Make this year more enjoyable, productive and reduce your stress levels and worries.

Has something held you back in 2017 from moving forward into education, training or paid employment or have you had difficulties overcoming barriers? The New Year is the perfect (…)

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Womens Centenary Grants

The Women’s Vote Centenary Grant Scheme is a £1.5 million fund to help community groups celebrate the centenary of women gaining the right to vote.

The government grant scheme has two types of funds:

Approximately 150 Small Grants of between £300 to £2,000 for grassroots projects to run small-scale events (…)

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