News

Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

Congratulations Sheepy

Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:43

Congratulations to Sheepy Neighbourhood Plan group on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on 14th March 2019, saw a turnout of 31.33% with the following results:-

288 - YES VOTES... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, referendum

Volunteer NHS Drivers Needed

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:55

    • Volunteer drivers are needed to join a team providing support for people attending appointments across NHS sites in Leicestershire and Rutland on weekdays up to 5pm.
    • A full, clean driving licence is required... Read More »

Tags: NHS

Congratulations Arnesby

Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 09:11

Congratulations to Arnesby Neighbourhood Plan group on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on 28th February 2019, saw a turnout of 46.7% with the following results:-

120 - YES... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, Community, referendum

Pub is the Hub Supporting Communities

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 10:59

Inspired by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in 2001, Pub is The Hub operates as a 'not-for-profit' organisation dedicated to improving community services and activities. They offer advice and support... Read More »

Tags: Pub is the Hub, Community, Funding, Grants, loneliness

NHS England - Health Champion Programme 19/20

Posted: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:26

NHS England -  Health Champion Programme 19/20

Calling all Young Carers aged 16-24

Join the NHS England Young Carer Health Champion programme in July 2019

The Programme

The Young Carers Health Champion programme was established in 2015 to support improved... Read More »

Tags: NHS, Heath Champion Programme

Funding Boost for Community Led Housing

Posted: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:10

The Community Led Homes Programme, which is managed by 4 leading housing charities, will receive £6 million of funding from the Government. The fund will be made available to groups to establish... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, Community, housing, affordable homes

Launch of Impactasaurus

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:55

Impactasaurus - "Impactasaurus" was launched last month, it was developed by volunteers to help small groups understand and demonstrate their impact. It is completely free and any small/medium organisation... Read More »

Tags: Demonstrate Impact, Project monitoring, Record Benefits

Big Lottery Fund changes its name to The National Lottery Community Fund

Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:53

Big Lottery Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund to embed The National Lottery in identity

The two largest organisations that distribute money raised for 'good causes' through the sale of National Lottery tickets... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Grants, Big Lottery, National lottery

BCT Get involved in shaping Community Health Services

Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 10:33

The Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (the organisations which plan and buy health services), are encouraging local people to get involved in shaping the future... Read More »

Tags: Health

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