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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

Leicester Cathedral Consultation

Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:20

Leicester Cathedral has embarked an exciting £11.3 million project which aims to put the Cathedral building back into good order, restore its Victorian and Arts & Crafts heritage, create accessible... Read More »

Tags: Consultation

Low Carbon Neighbourhood Planning

Posted: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:33

The Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) are offering a range of FREE advice and assistance to help you draft a low carbon neighbourhood plan for your community. CSE will also be presenting their offer... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, Community, Events, low carbon

Congratulations Houghton on the Hill

Posted: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 07:29

Congratulations to Houghton on the Hill Neighbourhood Plan on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on 29th March, saw a turnout of 30% with the following results:-

327 - YES VOTES... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, referendum

SHIRE Community Grants 2018-19 now OPEN for applications

Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2018 10:56

To help deliver the priorities of Leicestershire County Council's Communities Strategy, the Council's SHIRE Community Grant programme for 2018-19 is now OPEN for applications.

Eligible organisations will... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants

SHIRE Community Climate Change Grant 2018/2019

Posted: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:15

The SHIRE Community Climate Change grants scheme will continue for 2018-2019.

Groups and organisations are being encouraged to apply to help them to reduce their carbon emissions by improving their community... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Grants, Community Buildings, SHIRE Climate Change Grant

Civil society strategy: have your say

Posted: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:18

Civil society strategy: have your say

Are you interested in builder a stronger society? Do you care about improving the lives of people where you live? Are you a young person who wants their voice to be heard? Then please get involved and... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation, civil society, have your say, stronger communities

Consultation on Draft Passenger Transport Policy & Strategy

Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 11:03

Leicestershire County Council is currently consulting on a new passenger transport policy and strategy, which will help to ensure that we meet our statutory duties, whilst achieving the best use of money... Read More »

Tags: Transport

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