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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

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

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

Grant Funding Available for Leicestershire Holiday Activities & Food Provision

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 16:18

Leicestershire County Council has developed a strategic partnership with the national children's charity, Barnardo's.

As a result of this partnership, Leicestershire County Council and Barnardo's (along... Read More »

Tags: Community, Health, Young People, Funding

Congratulations Quorn

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 07:53

Congratulations to Quorn Neighbourhood Plan group on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on 2nd May 2019, with the following results:-

1485 - YES VOTES

198 - NO VOTES

View Quorn... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, referendum

Harborough District Neighbourhood Planning Conference

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 10:10

Are you part of a Neighbourhood Plan group or thinking about doing a Neighbourhood Plan in Harborough District?

Harborough District Council will be holding a Neighbourhood Planning Conference on 6th June... Read More »

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Planning, Events

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

Opportunity to deliver an employment support service

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 09:04

Please see a link below to information regarding an opportunity for relevant organisations to bid for a contract to deliver an employment support service across Leicester and Leicestershire, predominantly... Read More »

Tags: Funding, employment, disability, Mental Health

The SHIRE Grant Programme for 2019-20 is now OPEN for applications

Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 09:59

To help deliver the priorities of Leicestershire County Council's Communities Strategy, the SHIRE Community Grant programme for 2019-20 will enable voluntary and community sector organisations (including... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants, SHIRE Grants