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About Us

Welcome to the new Leicestershire Communities web site.

This has replaced the Leicestershire Forums web site.

Leicestershire Communities will provide information, support and advice aimed at empowering communities within Leicestershire.

Some sections are still being developed, but will include;

Neighbourhood Planning, Community Managed Libraries, Community Bus Partnerships and SHIRE Community Grants, you can access these by selecting your topic of choice from the Our Work drop down menu located at the top of this page.


Desford Good Neighbour Scheme

Local people helping their neighbours through small acts and day to day support

Birstall Youth Cafe

Birstall Parish Council funding and hosting activities for children and young people

Ratby Community Managed Library

A Community Managed Library, transformed by volunteers that now includes a Café and much more for people of all ages

Carers Digital Project, DigiPals

Helping Carers connect virtually and physically through providing training in IT skills