Case Studies

Community Volunteering Action (COVA)

Mon, 25 Feb 2019

COVA currently runs in 4 street in Barwell with the aim of support local residents to bring forward their own ideas and suggestions for improving their community.

The Friendly Bench - Bottesford

The Friendly Bench - Bottesford

Mon, 25 Feb 2019

The Friendly Bench is a purposely designed, kerbside community garden. Bottesford created their Friendly Bench, as part of the initiative, in March 2018.

Thummy Drummer - Thurmaston

Mon, 25 Feb 2019

Thummy Drummer is a local support group whose main aim is to provide support to people with dementia and their friends and family.

Whetstone Good Neighbour Scheme

Mon, 25 Feb 2019

Whetstone Good Neighbour Scheme has been operational since 31st October 2016, providing valuable support to the community.

Autism Awareness On-Line Training

Fri, 15 Feb 2019

This fantastic, interactive, on-line awareness training was co-designed by the Leicestershire Partnership Trust and people with Autism.

Reviewing Mental Health Web Pages

Tue, 18 Dec 2018

We tested out a new quick and easy way to gather peoples views on our mental health web pages.

Age UK Men in Sheds

Age UK Men in Sheds

Mon, 26 Nov 2018

Age UK Leicestershire& Rutland has developed a "Men and Women in Sheds" facility in Loughborough.

The Mount Group - Riding for Disabled (RDA)

Mon, 26 Nov 2018

The Mount Group (RDA) has a mechanical horse called Jet which enables people to see if they are able to ride a horse safely as part of their recovery support.

The Well - Kibworth

The Well - Kibworth

Thu, 11 Oct 2018

The Well is a Community Café and Charity Shop in the village of Kibworth Beauchamp in Harborough

Forever Savvy

Forever Savvy

Tue, 02 Oct 2018

Forever Savvy is a social enterprise which offers skills development and work experience for adults with learning disabilities, using horses, animals and associated aspects of outdoor learning.