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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

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

Congratulations Tur Langton

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 08:46

Congratulations to Tur Langton Neighbourhood Plan group on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on 27th June 2019 with a turnout of 20.8% and the following results:-

32 - YES VOTES... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, referendum

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

Housing for Older & Disabled People

Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:48

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government have produced a guide to preparing planning policies on housing for older & disabled people.

CLICK HERE To view the guide and further information... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, Community, planning policies, disabled people, older people

Rural Community Energy Fund

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:05

Rural sports clubs, schools and churches could power their buildings with clean electricity, cut their bills and reduce emissions thanks to a £10 million government fund.

The Rural Community Energy... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants, Rural

Volunteers Week 1st to 7th June

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 11:50

As part of National Volunteers Week Voluntary Action LeicesterShire (VAL) has organised various events and activities across the City and County throughout the week. Events are aimed at celebrating the... Read More »

Tags: Volunteersweek, Events

National Neighbourhood Planning Newsletter

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2019 11:29

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government have published the 22nd edition of their Neighbourhood Planning Newsletter. This edition contains National Statistics, a Case Study on Harpenden... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning

New £85m Fund for Neighbourhood Plan Development

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 18:54

The minister of state for housing, Kit Malthouse, has announced a multi-million pound fund to help voluntary groups deliver thousands of discounted homes.

Groups will be able to apply for between £10,000... Read More »

Tags: Funding, housing, Grants, Community, Neighbourhood Planning

Updated Government Guidance

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 07:59

At the beginning of May this year the Government release a new update to their Neighbourhood Planning Guidance. The guidance explains the neighbourhood planning system introduced by the Localism Act, including... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, guidance