Resident Involvement

Previous Events

Below are all of our previous events that showcase some of the ways we have worked to involve you to share your opinions and ideas, improve your skills or our housing services and importantly for you to enjoy.

Events have included DIY skills events, summer fairs, Santa grottos and gardening workshops. 

2020

  • August - September: Ran an online Garden in Bloom competition for tenants to show off their gardening skills. This was sponsored by Pennells Garden Centre
  • 6 February: Attended Lincoln Christ Hospital Schools’ careers day to inform secondary school students of careers they could undertake with the City of Lincoln Council and contractors. 

2019 

  • 17, 29 October and 6 November:  We carried out drop in fire safety information sessions with residents of Jarvis House, Shuttleworth House and Trent View. This event was aimed at helping us to formulate our future plans on how to involve you in fire and building safety
  • 3 October: We attended the Breakfast Club which is run by Friends of St Giles to let you know how you can get involved
  • 2 October: We got involved with Board Game Wednesdays at the Methodist Church in St Giles to get involve with the community and let you know how to get involved
  • 23 September: We set up a pop-up stall at St Giles Church – Jubilee Halls during the coffee afternoon and spoke to local residents about how to get involved
  • 30 August: Placing a set-up stall with free play equipment at by the Visitors Centre in the heart of the stunning Hartsholme Park, we spoke to passers-by about how they could get involved
  • 7 August: We worked remotely from the Sincil Bank Community Hub for residents provide information to individuals about how they could get involved if they visited
  • 3 August: We attended Ermine Action Group’s fun day at Ermine United Reform Church where we carried out a gardening workshop where residents could create their own pot to take home with them and included information about how to get involved. 
  • August – October: We worked remotely weekly from the Moorland Local People’s Project hub located at the roundshop (no longer running). Whilst working remotely from the hub we answered residents queries, supported directing residents with housing issues and provided information to individuals about how they could get involved
  • 13 July: We ran a stall Boultham Park’s Summer Fair which was run by ourselves and our Lincoln Tenant’s Panel members to provide attendees to find out more about the Lincoln Tenant’s Panel and the work we do. The stall we ran included games for children to play for free
  • 2 July: Attended Life Church in Birchwood free lunch club and gave a talk to attendees about how they could get involved
  • July: Ran a successful garden competition for our residents to enter and have their gardens celebrated
  • 26 June: Organised and ran at Abbey Access Centre a successful DIY where HRS trained residents on simple household DIY skills
  • 21 June: Collaborated with Birchwood Big Local to run a pop-up event at their hub at Birchwood Shopping Centre to jointly advertise the work of Birchwood Big Local and Resident Involvement
  • 10 June: We set-up a stall for the first time in the Birchwood Active Nation leisure centre to ensure we are actively involving residents in different ways. Whilst there we informed individuals of how to get involved
  • 7 June: To show our support for local community groups and charities we attended the Green Synergy AGM and networked with other community groups
  • 31 May: Attended EAT a free meal for the community at The Showroom – YMCA and networked with the local community to discuss ideas for future projects
  • 29 May: Carried out a ‘Meet the street’ at George Boole Drive, one of our new build streets, to survey residents about their new build homes
  • 15 May: We set-up a stall in Moorland and Birchwood Ignite Library to showcase how residents can get involved
  • 7 May: Whilst Moorland Park Methodist Church carried out their weekly thrift shop, we held a stall to inform residents how they could get involved with resident involvement
  • 22 April: Ran a stall at St Giles neighbourhood board ‘Spring Splash Event’ at Jubilee Halls to engage with residents and let them know how they could get involved
  • 18 April: We ran a gardening workshop in partnership with our Lincoln Tenants’ Panel members at Holly Street for residents in Bracebridge and Manse
  • 29 March: In collaboration with Tower Action Group we ran a pop-up trade stall to encourage and increase Tower residents involving themselves with Tower Action Group and informing residents of how they can get involved
  • 20 February: We set up a stall at the St Giles neighbourhood board Winter Warmer where we actively provided attendees with information about how to get involved.


2018 

  • 10 December: We organised and ran a Santa’s grotto giving gifts to children and surveying local parents on housing services. This was held at the Moorland Local People Project Hub (no longer running) on the roundshops, the Moorland Local People Project also used this as an opportunity to survey residents about their future projects
  • 20 November: We organised and delivered a Road Safety Day in partnership with the Abbey Ward neighbourhood board, our Stamp End Lincoln Tenants’ Panel member. Police, Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership, the fire service were in attendance with the aim to improve road safety in the area and lessen speeds
  • 8 October: Even a rainy day couldn’t prevent us from running a gardening workshop at Boultham Park to work with residents to plant their own bulbs to take home
  • 27 August: We attended Ermine Action Group’s fun day at Ermine United Reform Church where we carried out a gardening workshop where residents could create their own pot to take home with them and included information about how to get involved
  • 26 August: Attended EAT a free meal for the community at The Showroom – YMCA and networked with the local community to discuss ideas for future projects
  • 15 August: We organised and ran the Hartsholme Family Fun Day. This included stalls from our Lincoln Tenants’ Panel providing information about how to get involved, face painting, puppet shows, circus, bouncy castle and much more
  • 24 August: To show our support for local community groups and charities we attended the Green Synergy AGM and networked with other community groups
  • 19 August: As part of the Sincil Bank revitalisation project they organised Sincil Bank by the Sea which was a family event with a sandpit, face painting, puppet workshop and circus tricks. During the event we networked with attendees to show our support for the event and project
  • 4 August: We attended the summer fair of St Botolphs Court to show our support to the residents and scheme manager who actively organised the event to raise funds for the committee
  • 12 July: We set-up a stall outside the roundshops Moorland to find out from residents how we could improve our Home! magazines for residents. Following this event we made improvements with support of our editorial panel
  • 28 June: Along with our Hartsholme Lincoln Tenants’ Panel member we organised a pop-up stall to take place outside of Hartsholme Community Centre to engage with residents to inform them of how they can get involved
  • 4 June: As part of the fun day at St Johns Baptist Church on the Ermine we attended the event and networked with attendees to show our support for the event and project
  • 20 April: We ran a stall at the Countryside show in the City (organised by Green Synergy) at the Arboretum which was run by ourselves and our Lincoln Tenant’s Panel members to provide attendees to find out more about the Lincoln Tenant’s Panel and the work we do. The stall we ran included games for children to play for free.