Kate Edgar facilitator of the Bridging The Gap projects, pops by to share a few memories; to tell us about her work and to share a few ideas to help us all navigate the continued uncertainty associated with the pandemic.
Gabby joins us today to share a few memories and to tell us about her work, helping young people to find work and or training in Lincolnshire. Based at VCS in City Hall, Gabby is a passionate advocate for young people, as they navigate towards employment. She is also committed to walking alongside young people towards increased self-belief and appreciation of their potential and value.
Trudy Norris, Project Officer with Green Synergy, shares her passion for community work, wellbeing, plants and people, along with a few memories from her youth in Lincolnshire and South Wales. Trudy leads on therapeutic horticulture and is also an experienced counsellor and herbal practitioner.
Nick Dore, one of the Directors of the local Land Trust, member of Maze Matters and local rivercare/litter pick groups, pops by to gives his angle on community involvement, alongside a few reminiscences from his life.
Ruairidh joins us to share a few reminiscences from his life and to talk about his passion for music and its potential to promote mental health, connection and a sense of rootedness. He also shares a few stories about collecting songs from singers and the power of oral history, together with a few tips for the challenging times we find ourselves in.
Today I'm joined by Paul Carrick who shares a few of his memories, and gives us his take on neighbourhood working; community building and making a difference. He also shares his own tips for surfing the sixes and sevens
Rachel Bethell joins us to share a few reminiscences, and what her various community based roles with VCS and LNTN involve, together with a few reflections about the pandemic and some of the opportunities it presents within the wider context of the suffering endured by so many families within Lincolnshire, the UK and globally
Naomi Watkins-Ligudzinska, Operations Manager at developmentplus, reminiscences about her life, together with the journey that brought her to Lincolnshire and Community based work. She also offers her take on how best we can all continue to successfully surf the sixes and sevens at present.
In the episode the inspiring Julie Christi, local resident and mum, reminisces about growing up and gives us her angle on what's important in her own life along with her tips to help us all surf the sixes and sevens at present
In today's episode I was delighted to chat to my developmentplus colleague, Stuart Couling. Stuart helps to facilitate the Better Together programme and he was happy to chat about what it has to offer, some of his childhood reminiscences and how he moved into community support work. The Better Together Lincoln facebook page has project updates as well as a wealth of really useful resource links
Discussion with Anne Lawson, chair of Maze Matters and local resident, reflecting on her life, interests, the power of individuals and groups to effect change in communities; together with a few tips about how we might choose to surf the sixes and sevens at the moment.