Welcome to Leicestershire Communities

Leicestershire County Council is committed to working in partnership with communities to improve the lives of people living or working in Leicestershire.

The Leicestershire Communities website is a resource which provides a range of useful information to help local people to actively participate in their communities. This includes individuals, i.e. residents who live in Leicestershire, as well as community groups who provide services for people in Leicestershire.

The website will allow the Council and its partners, including communities, to share information, including access to resources, which will support and enable us to achieve our aim of Building Great Communities in Leicestershire.

Why not join our 'Communities Network' to receive information on news and upcoming events, and to learn from others who are working hard to Build Great Communities in Leicestershire.

Working Together to Build Great Communities

The Leicestershire Communities Strategy ('Working Together to Build Great Communities') outlines how the Council proposes to work in partnership with key stakeholders to build on the positive contributions communities make in Leicestershire.

Delivery of the Communities Strategy is based on four priorities, which are underpinned by three key principles:

  • an increase in Volunteering
  • a focus on Social Action, and
  • supporting an Asset-Based approach

Examples of community-led projects and initiatives which demonstrate these principles can be found on our Case Study pages.

Would you like to get involved? Sign up to our "Communities Network" to join other individuals, groups and organisations who are helping to make Leicestershire Great!

Case Studies

Case Studies

Latest News

Health and Care Integration Bulletin August 2018

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:16

The August edition of the Leicestershire Health and Care Integration bulletin is...

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Civil Society Strategy Launched

Civil Society Strategy Launched

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:20

Today sees the launch of the first Civil Society Strategy in 15 years, which will...

The Race Equality Centre Bulletin July 2018

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 10:28

Attached is the latest e-bulletin for July 2018, from The Race Equality Centre (TREC)...

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Upcoming Events

Future Focus 2018

Stamford Court, Manor Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 2LH

Mon, 24 Sep 2018, 09:30 - 16:00

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire's free annual conference for the Voluntary, Community...

The Race Equality Centre AGM

TREC, 5-9 Upper Brown Street, Leicester, LE1 5TE

Mon, 24 Sep 2018, 18:00 - 21:00

TREC's Annual General Meeting (AGM) is on Monday 24th September 2018 at their centre...

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Positive Minds Project Launch

Ramada Hotel, Loughborough, LE11 2QL

Tue, 02 Oct 2018, 11:00 - 14:00

To help raise awareness of mental health issues particularly in the Black, Asian...

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