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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

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

Grant Programme - Building a Stronger Britain Together

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 11:52

The Building a Stronger Britain Together programme is now open to applications.

Grants are available for project costs of up to £50,000.

The programme supports civil society and community organisations... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding

Funding for Carers' Projects 2017-18

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 11:49

Leicestershire County Council recognises the important role that carers undertake. We want to ensure that carers are able to undertake their caring roles safely and confidently, whilst maintaining their... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Carers, SHIRE grants

Congratulations Clawson, Hose & Harby

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 11:25

Congratulations to Clawson, Hose & Harby Neighbourhood Plan on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on Thursday 15th February 2018, saw a turnout of 43.9% with the following... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, referendum