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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

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: Autism, Community, Equalities, Events, Health, Wellbeing

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, Mental Health, disability, employment

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

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

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: Community, Neighbourhood Planning, 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: Community, Funding, Grants, Pub is the Hub, loneliness

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: Community, Neighbourhood Planning, affordable homes, housing

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: Big Lottery, Funding, Grants, 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