The 'We Are Sincil Bank' project has brought the global Inside/Out project to Sincil Bank. Inside/Out aims to create a joyful, positive celebration of neighbourhoods, where all communities are visible, represented and included. Following a number of photography sessions where academics from the University of Lincoln captured the images of Sincil Bank residents, these printed portraits have now been pasted across the neighbourhood. You can find portraits using the below trail
Come and have a go if you think you’re art enough! Building on the success of the Sincil Banksy project which has produced a number of community art pieces in the Sincil Bank area - Part 3 is now ready to launch! This strand will create a number of pieces of graffiti artwork for the community, by the community, on several properties in the area. These properties have been put forward by the homeowners who want to bring colour and brighten up their street. Sessions are taking
Sincil Community Land Trust are looking for help at our community green space within the Sincil Bank neighbourhood. St Andrew’s Garden is situated on St Andrew’s Close, near to Playzone and the LNER Stadium, and is a small, but much needed community garden for local people to enjoy. Whether you have skills and experience of gardening, or are a complete beginner wanting to get involved, we would love for you to join us in helping to see this green space flourish. Meet at St An
As part of the national Great Get Together, which is inspired by Jo Cox, Sincil Community Land Trust are hosting a picnic in the park event at the newly opened St Andrews Garden, located on St Andrews Close. The event will take place on Saturday 19th June between 11am and 3pm. The free event is open to all local residents to meet one another and enjoy the fresh air and nature in the new community garden. To find out more about the garden click here.
Sincil Community Land Trust (Sincil CLT) are delighted to announce that St Andrews Garden, situated on St Andrews Close, is now open for local people to enjoy. Over the past months, Sincil CLT have completed consultation with local people about how the site should look, have volunteered many hours to clear the overgrown patch, have worked with contractors to add pathways and seating to the site, and have developed plans for wildflower planting to attract nature. As part of a
Free English classes will soon be restarting back at the LNER Stadium for beginners, intermediates and advanced learners. Led by qualified teachers at Lincoln City Foundation, the lessons offer an accessible way to learn English in your local community. As well as face to face lessons, the Foundation will also be continuing to offer flexible virtual lessons delivered via Zoom to meet individual availability. For more information or to sign up for a class, please visit: https:
A review of progress made across the Sincil Bank Neighbourhood has been published by the Sincil Bank Community Partnership. Despite the many challenges that have been faced during 2020, work has continued to ensure that projects have been delivered to meet the needs of the Sincil Bank community. The report offers a summary of key achievements as well as aspirations for 2021. The Partnership hope that you enjoy reading the report and if you have any questions then please conta
Sincil Bank Community Hub is now open to members of the public to access advice, guidance, and find out about things happening locally. Social distancing measures are in place, and the team look forward to welcoming you back! More information about the Sincil Bank Community Hub can be found here.
Would you like to improve your confidence online? Do you need some support using Zoom and other social networks? There is free training available for Sincil Bank residents - for more information call 07833 151469 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you have green fingers? Or are you looking for a nice social opportunity outdoors? Lincoln City Foundation have a pleasant green space in the Sincil Bank area for people to meet new friends, try some gardening, and get plenty of fresh air at the same time. There are some low level planters so people can sit and garden or dig vegetable plots. The group will aim to meet every Wednesday at 2pm, although other times are available. The space is located just off Scorer Street, w
An aim of the Place Based Social Action project in Sincil Bank is to increase skills and bring greater opportunities for different people to interact together in a variety of forums. We are happy to report that a collaboration has begun between the local residents and a cohort of students from the University of Lincoln. The students are all studying either project or events management and have committed to sharing their learning with us. The first online event was an introduc
Sincil Bank Community Partnership is delighted to offer a free training opportunity for Sincil Bank residents in conjunction with University of Lincoln Events Management Students. Students will be hosting a series of workshops on how to plan and manage events. The first workshop will be taking place on Thursday 1st April, 7.00pm via Zoom. Link to join workshop: https://zoom.us/j/8137712244?pwd=cWcwSFlvSkRIeFFpK1dyTnhNMlNYZz09 Meeting ID: 813 771 2244 Passcode: eeC5r3 For mor
Following on from the successful Christmas Celebration which Ian from DevelopmentPlus hosted back in December. Ian would like to bring everyone together in the Sincil Bank area to celebrate Spring/new beginnings. The online event will take place on Wednesday 31st March 2021 at 7.00pm via Zoom. To join simply contact Ian (email@example.com) to access the login details. We are also inviting residents to decorate front windows from 17th March with a spring/new b
Sincil Bank River Care and Litter Pick is a well-established group of resident volunteers who over the past years have devoted many hours to removing litter from their neighborhood, as well as maintaining the appearance of the banks along the Sincil Bank River. Whilst large group Litter Picking events have not been possible in order to keep people safe during the pandemic, the group have remained committed to keeping their community tidy.
Group Leader, Barbi Gooding, has lo
Lincoln City Foundation are looking to appoint an experienced Facility Supervisor to coordinate and complete the ongoing maintenance and repair schedule of the newly refurbished 3G outdoor sports facility based at LNER Stadium, Sincil Bank, Lincoln. More information about the role can be found on Lincoln City Foundation's website: https://www.lincolncityfoundation.com/facility-supervisor If you would like an informal discussion or wish to find out more about the role, please
A Coronavirus Testing Centre will be open in the Sincil Bank area for a two week period (starting 11th January 2021). The Test Centre is located at the LNER Stadium (Lincoln City FC. football ground) and can be accessed from Sincil Bank. There is no need to book - simply turn up anytime between 8am and 8pm, 7 days a week. Please stay safe and well during these challenging times. For further details please call: 01522 873400
Lincolnshire County Council are planning to replace the street lighting in various streets in the Lower High Street and Sincil Banks areas of Lincoln. The existing concrete columns have been identified as being in poor condition and will be replaced with new galvanized steel columns with energy efficient LED lanterns. The works are expected to be carried out early in 2021 and every effort will be made to keep disruption to an absolute minimum. There will, however, be a tempor
Have you listened to the Surfing the Sixes and Sevens podcast? Local Development Worker, Ian Enright, established the Surfing the Sixes and Sevens podcast back in April and is looking for members from the local community to join him for a chat, discuss their memories of the neighbourhood, reminisce, give an insight into their work in and around Sincil Bank and talk about their own individual passions and interests. The latest Surfing the Sixes and Sevens podcast features Dian
The Sincil Bank Community Partnership would like to thank residents for taking the time to complete the recent Sincil Bank Resident Survey. We really valued hearing your views, concerns, and the ideas you have for your neighbourhood. An infographic has been produced which summarises the key findings and results – have a look below: The results of the survey will now inform the focus of the Sincil Bank Community Partnership, but we also want to work with residents and support
Would you like to improve your English skills, or do you know someone who would benefit from some extra support? The Community Organising team at Lincoln City Foundation are excited to be restarting face-to-face delivery of their popular ‘Conversation Clubs.’ ‘Conversation Clubs’ have been delivered in the Sincil Bank neighbourhood of Lincoln for several years and have engaged with individuals from a variety of countries including Bulgaria, Mexico, China, Poland and Italy. Th