Gainsborough Wishes. What do you wish for in your town?

Gainsborough Wishes has been set up to highlight the community groups in and around Gainsborough. There is loads to do in our town! If you are a community group showcase yourselves here for others to see – someone out there might be able to help or join you! If you are fundraising and holding an event we can post it here. If you are an individual what are your interests? What would you like to see in Gainsbrough? Tell us and we will post your wishes here. We don't have a magic wand and make no promises but we may be able to help in very small ways.

With the current restrictions in force many social gatherings have been suspended for now. There are contact details of all the groups on this website on their own pages or the regular meetings lists so please contact them directly for any updates. Be safe everyone.

Happy New Year! Gainsborough Wishes would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Stay safe one and all and keep snuggy warm! If your community group would like to showcase yourselves on this website please contact us via the contact page. And don't worry there is no charge for this we are just here to help!

Gainsborough Community Wheels Need Your Help. Please Vote For Them either by visiting the Lincolnshire Co-op website or by phone 01522 781135. Thank you!

URGENT APPEAL!! Gainsborough Community Wheels have been nominated for a Co-op Community Champions Award so please vote for them! They are working hard to transport patients to medical appointments - especially important right now! They are raising funds to buy a used ex-mobility car to be able to transport wheelchairs and motor scooters so any financial assistance would be gratefully appreciated. Voting is open until Sunday 31st January via the Lincolnshire Co-op website or by phone tel 01522 781135.

More information about the great work they do can be found on their page in the Friends of Gainsborough section. Thank you!

Kind Hearts Hear to Help are seeking funds for information display stands. These stands contain leaflets from various local mental health support groups. For details of this wonderful initiative see their page in the Wellbeing section.
Established for almost 5 years The Stepping Stone Theatre seeks to tackle mental health issues through drama. Visit their page in the Wellbeing section to see what great things they do.
The Gainsborough Heart Support Group raises money to provide defibrillators for venues around Gainsborough. They are appealing for goods to sell and raffle prizes to raise more funds. Please visit their page in the Wellbeing section to find out more.
PAACT (Parents and Autistic Children Together) are a support group in Gainsborough. They desperately need some play equipment. Please go to their page in the Wellbeing Section to see what they do.
The Bearded Fishermen are a newly formed group offering support and chat for people with mental health issues. They are raising funds to become a charity. Find out more about them and where they meet on their page in the Wellbeing Section.
Please go to the Riverside Training page in the Wellbeing for the latest update of their services and contact details. For now their weekly Coffee and Chat meetings have been suspended.
The Mercer Wood Community Group is looking for funds and volunteers to maintain Mercer Wood. If you want to help please visit their page in the Environment section.
Newly formed Alley Cats are seeking funds and equipment to enhance and make safer alley ways in town. Please support their project, details can be found on their page in the Environment section.
Be The Difference offers counselling sessions for individuals and need to raise funds to make these happen. Find out more on their pahe in the Wellbeing section.
If you or someone you know is struggling with cancer the Gainsborough Cancer Support Group is here for you. Find out more in the Wellbeing section.
Football team Gainsborough Trinity Disability are seeking funds to enter their league. Find out more on their page in the Sports and Interests section.
Gainsborough Community Wheels are a fantastic organisation offering transport at a very low cost to patients who otherwise wouldn't be able to get to medical appointments by public transport. Find out more about them in the Friends of Gainsborough section.