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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

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

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