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Places of Welcome

Posted: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 09:01

A Place of Welcome offers your neighbourhood a place where everyone can go for a friendly face, a cup of tea and a conversation if and when they need it.

To find out more about Places of Welcome and how... Read More »

Tags: Community

Justice, Faith and Belonging in a Changing World

Posted: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:26

This fascinating and free public event is for all those interested in discussing the role of faith in Britain today in delivering social justice. The keynote speaker is Guli Francis-Deqhani, the first... Read More »

Tags: Community, Equality

Carer Awareness Learning

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 10:15

Leicestershire County Council's Adults and Communities Department has created a new presentation designed to support communities, District and Borough Councils on Carer Awareness.

Carer Awareness Learning... Read More »

Tags: Community, Training, carers

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Posted: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 09:26

As part of the government's £67 million investment commitment to make a "full fibre Britain", Leicestershire businesses and homes have the opportunity to apply for two broadband vouchers that cover... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, broadband

One week to go to register for 75 Memorial Flames art project

Posted: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:10

There's just one week left for community groups to register an interest in creating a Memorial Flame for exhibition as part of the Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration in 2020.

Applications from a range... Read More »

Tags: Community

Invitation to a Stakeholder Event on the County Council's Priorities

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 14:52

You may be aware that a major consultation has launched on Leicestershire County Council's future plans and priorities.

Since 2010, the council has saved £200m but increasing demand for services,... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation, Leicestershire County Council

Preparing for Adulthood

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:56

Preparing for Adulthood

Leicestershire County Council's vision is that young people with SEND in Leicestershire are prepared for a successful adulthood and their voice is heard.

From our previous engagement with families and carers,... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation, SEND

Registrations invited for 75 Flames creative project

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 12:59

The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust is inviting groups of all kinds, including communities, to take part in a powerful yet simple creative project to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020 and, specifically,... Read More »

Tags: Commemoration, Community, Creative

April is Autism month. Autism is not just in April

Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:31

Recognising autism, accepting it and understanding how individuals and families interact with their local communities helps to create Friendly Environments. Did you know?

Tags: Autism, Community, Equalities, Events, Health, Wellbeing

Survey on loneliness and isolation in BME communities

Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:49

The Runnymede Trust, a race equality research organisation, is undertaking a UK-wide survey on the prevalence of loneliness and social isolation in black and ethnic minority communities, and between those... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation