News

Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

Burbage CML - Parish Council Chairman's Community Award

Posted: Mon, 26 Mar 2018 09:14

Ray Watkins has been awarded the Chairman's Community Award by Burbage Parish Council. The award is presented every year to recognise individuals whose efforts have made a difference in the parish. The... Read More »

Tags: Community Managed Libraries, Burbage Community Library, Burbage Parish Council, Awards

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

Posted: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:37

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government have produce handy guidance about the Community Infrastructure Levy and how it operates.

Visit: CIL Guidance for further information

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, CIL, funding

Grant Funding

Posted: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:33

Locality and Groundworks have been contracted to delivery the Government's £22.8m Neighbourhood Planning Grant Programme, which will run from 2018 to 2022.

The new grant funding opens for applications... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, Grants

All Age Transformation Consultation Programme

Posted: Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:43

The Programme

We recognise that mental health and learning disabilities services delivered by our Trust can be greatly improved. We have committed to a 5-year transformation programme to design and make... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health, Learning Disabilities

Rural Homes Boost

Posted: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:03

Hundreds of homes are built every year by converting old agricultural buildings. New changes to permitted development rights will mean up to 5 new homes can be created from existing agricultural buildings... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, Community, housing, agriculture, rural economy

Focus Group: Physical Activity Guidelines for Disabled People, 14th March 2018

Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:42

Public Health England are co-producing new Physical Activity Guidelines for Disabled people and are looking for disabled people to give them their opinions at a focus group to be held at the West End Centre,... Read More »

Tags: Physical Activity, Disabled People

Men & Mental Health, 13th March 2018

Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:05

There is a mental health event on the evening of Tuesday 13th March at the LGBT Centre, Leicester, as part of the University of Leicester's Wellbeing Matters campaign.

The focus is on men and mental health... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health, Men

Carers Strategy Consultation

Posted: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:16

Consultation on the Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland Carers Strategy 2018-2021 is now open. the Local Strategic Partnership want to hear your views on the Draft Strategy.

The consultation closes... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation, carers

Civil Society Strategy Consultation

Posted: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:11

Civil Society Strategy Consultation

The Government announced last year that it would develop a Civil Society Strategy, which it said would help to shape the English charity sector's future direction. The Department for Digital, Culture,... Read More »

Tags: Community, consultation, civil society; stronger community, young people

Fraud Protection Conference, Enderby

Posted: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:33

Although fraud and online crime are not new, Leicestershire Police over recent weeks has seen an increase in reports of fraud affecting older and vulnerable residents of Leicestershire.

To that end, to... Read More »

Tags: Conference, Fraud Protection