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Rural Achievement Awards 2018

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:54

Rural Achievement Awards 2018

The Rural Community Council have launched the Leicestershire & Rutland Rural Achievement Awards 2018.

The Rural Achievement Awards are now entering their second year and aim to promote and support strong,... Read More »

Tags: Community, awards, rural

FREE - Fraud & Cyber Event

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:22

Leicestershire Police are holding a FREE Fraud Prevention Conference in March. The event is open to anyone interested and finding out more about fraud and cybercrime and how to protect themselves.

For further... Read More »

Tags: Community, Events, police, safety

National Forest Walking Festival

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:17

The 15 day festival runs from19th to 31st May 2018 and aims to showcase all that the National Forest has to offer in and around its 200 square miles of countryside.

Discover more about the forest with trails,... Read More »

Tags: National Forest, events, Community, Health, walking

Commonwealth Day - Competition for Young People

Posted: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:37

The Lord-Lieutenant, Lady Gretton, who is The Queen's representative for Leicester and Leicestershire, invites young people to enter a Commonwealth Competition by thinking about what brings people together from different countries and cultures to become friends. Young people are asked to submit a short story, a poem, a drawing, or a painting, which celebrates friendship across cultures. See attached poster for more details. The closing date for entries is 22nd April 2018. Read More »

Tags: Young People, Competition

Patient Experience and Involvent Event

Posted: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:27

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust want to hear from you.

Patients, Carers & External Stakeholders are invited to attend a 'Spotlight on Quality' event taking place on 9 April 2018. The event includes... Read More »

Tags: Community, Events, Health

EMAS Public Involvement Event

Posted: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:15

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) will be holding a Public Involvement event on Wednesday 7th March 2018.

Learn more about EMAS, the service provided, its values and vision for the future.

To find out... Read More »

Tags: Community, Events, health

Free Mindfullness Sessions at LGBT Centre

Posted: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:17

De Montfort University Psychology Society are running a series of Mindfullness sessions at the LGBT Centre on Wednesday 21st February between 5pm and 7pm, sessions are free to attend. Please see attached poster for more details. Read More »

Tags: Events, Community

Poppy Lamp Post Scheme 2018 - NW Leicestershire

Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:37

Poppy Lamp Post Scheme 2018.

This is an opportunity for the residents of North West Leicestershire to honour all those who fell in the First World War. This year marks the 100year anniversary, remembering the bravery of those who fought, lived and died in the Great War.

The Council would like to see the lamp posts in communities dressed with red remembrance poppies.

Terms & conditions apply, for more information please see application form attached or contact:

Alex Branford

Stronger and Safer Communities Team Manager

Direct line: 01530 454627

Email: alex.branford@nwleicestershire.gov.uk

Web: www.nwleics.gov.uk Read More »

Tags: Community

Congratulations Barrow Upon Soar

Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:30

Congratulations to Barrow Upon Soar Neighbourhood Plan on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on Thursday 8th February 2018, saw a turnout of 21.7% with the following results:-... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, referendum, Community

Free First Aid Training by British Red Cross

Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:05

The British Red Cross is working with community partners to provide free First Aid sessions to the following community groups:

• Adults over 65 at risk of slips, trips and falls.

• People living with issues around drug and alcohol usage.

• People who are homeless or rough sleepers and at risk of injury or sudden illness.s

These are informal sessions and can be arranged at a user's venue.

Currently they are delivering in the Leicestershire area.

If you/your colleagues are interested in attending please contact them directly, see attached poster. Read More »

Tags: Community, Training