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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, SEND, Consultation

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

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

Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

Posted: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:39

Holocaust Memorial Day, which has been held in the UK since 2001, is the international day of remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust and the atrocities carried out under the Nazi Persecution and... Read More »

Tags: Community, Events, Commemoration

Visit My Mosque Day 2019

Posted: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:11

National Visit my Mosque Day is a national initiative to enhance understanding and build relationships between communities which, since it was launched in 2015 with over 20 participating mosques, has grown... Read More »

Tags: Community, Events

Leicestershire Information & Support Directory

Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:16

Leicestershire Information & Support Directory

Do you want to promote your Organisation or Group and the services you provide to Leicestershire families, professionals and volunteers? Do you know about a really useful organisation, group or service... Read More »

Tags: Community, directory

MacMillan Befrienders Service - Charnwood & North West Leicestershire

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:02

MacMillan Befrienders Service support people affected by cancer in their own homes, providing emotional support as well as practical tasks such as shopping for up to two hours each week over a twelve week... Read More »

Tags: Community, volunteering