Afternoon Tea 16th June


Lincolnshire Cares held its Afternoon Tea in Caistor Town Hall for around 60 members on Sunday 16th June 2024. Chair, Julia Whittaker, welcomed everyone to the party which was free to all who were able to attend. Lincolnshire Cares volunteers provided sandwiches and delicious scones and cakes were made by Kate Jacob. Local singer, Pete Gromshaw sang for the guests …

Two special ways to help Lincolnshire Cares this autumn!

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Lincolnshire Cares, the befriending service that offers friendship and support to people over the age of 60 in Caistor and surrounding areas, is pleased to announce two fundraising initiatives that will enable it to continue to support our vulnerable senior citizens throughout these challenging periods we’re all facing.

Lincolnshire Cares launch delivers the goods – even in lockdown

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Despite the lockdown continuing into the early days of summer, nearly 150 senior citizens in Caistor and surrounding villages were treated to a surprise afternoon tea on Saturday 13 June, courtesy of local charity Lincolnshire Cares. Under normal circumstances, the group (that originally started as ‘Caistor Cares’ back in 2016) would have been holding its traditional Summer Party around this …

Lincolnshire Cares and Covid-19 update: all befriending visits and events still ‘on hold’

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These extraordinary times have certainly had a dramatic impact on Lincolnshire Cares and all its activities. Having taken the difficult decision to cancel all our social events until Government advice deems it safe to continue our face-to-face activities as a charity, we made a swift switch to telephone befriending as the best option to help reduce social isolation throughout the …

Lincolnshire Cares receives charitable status

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Caistor Cares, the befriending service that was started by a small group of volunteers in 2016, has now received official charitable status from the Charity Commission and will soon operate under the ‘Lincolnshire Cares’ banner as it seeks to expand its service into other towns and villages in the county. The community volunteering network aimed at reducing social isolation has …