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 actions that help 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

Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper

Tue, 29 May 2018 10:54

the Government recently published an Integrated Communities Green Paperwhich sets...

Safe, Well and Happy Community Group 5th June & 13 July 2018

Fri, 25 May 2018 14:00

Come along to the Charnwood Safe, Well, Happy events. Anyone with a learning disability,...

Coalville Community Roadshow - Thursday 21st June

Tue, 22 May 2018 12:00

Join us for an afternoon of Celebration, Learning and Opportunity! Come along to...

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Upcoming Events

Celebrate International Refugee Day

TREC, 5 Upper Bond Street, Leicester, LE1 5ET

Wed, 20 Jun 2018, 10:00 - 16:00

Celebrate International Refugee Day - come to the Rejimi Guzo Open Day. This is a...

HS2 Ltd - Public Information Event

Best Western Yew Lodge Hotel, 22 Packington Hill, Kegworth DE74 2DF

Thu, 21 Jun 2018, 14:00 - 20:00

Coalville Community Roadshow

Coalville Library, High St, Coalville LE67 3EA

Thu, 21 Jun 2018, 15:00 - 18:00

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