Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

Neighbourhood Planning Network Event

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 09:59

Bookings are now being taken for the next Neighbourhood Planning Network Event taking place on Tuesday 20th November 2018. If you are interested or involved in Neighbourhood Planning why not come along.... Read More »

Tags: Community, Events, Neighbourhood Planning

Health and Care Integration Bulletin August 2018

Posted: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:16

The August edition of the Leicestershire Health and Care Integration bulletin is available on the Leicestershire Health and Social Care website:

This edition... Read More »

Tags: Health

Civil Society Strategy Launched

Posted: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:20

Civil Society Strategy Launched

Today sees the launch of the first Civil Society Strategy in 15 years, which will build stronger communities by bringing businesses, charities and the public sector together, and put communities and charities... Read More »

Tags: CSR, Charities, Civil Society, Community, Government, Tracey Crouch

The Race Equality Centre Bulletin July 2018

Posted: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 10:28

Attached is the latest e-bulletin for July 2018, from The Race Equality Centre (TREC) about their work and wider race equality matters.

TREC produce e-bulletins at least quarterly.

If there is any (appropriate)... Read More »

Tags: Equalities

Friendly Bench

Posted: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 16:18

The Friendly Bench in Bottesford is a new project tackling isolation amongst the elderly and helping to promote community wellbeing in a pleasant informal outdoor space.

They are now looking for more communities... Read More »

Tags: Community, Elderly, Health, Mental Health, Outdoor

Measham CML - Heroes of Leicestershire Awards 2018

Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:22

Measham CML - Heroes of Leicestershire Awards 2018

Congratulations to Measham and District Community Managed Library who won the "Community Building of the Year" category at the 2018 Heroes of Leicestershire awards. The presentation took place at a dinner... Read More »

Tags: Awards, Community Managed Libraries, Measham & District Community Library

Community Housing Fund

Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 08:03

The government is making available £163 million across England up to 2020 to 2021 through the Community Housing Fund.

The Fund aims to support an increase in housing supply in England by increasing... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Neighbourhood Planning, housing

Royal British Legion Poppy People Wanted

Posted: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 16:59

Royal British Legion Poppy People Wanted

The Royal British Legion are looking for volunteers to help support the Poppy Appeal in Leicestershire this year. They are looking for any community groups and individuals who would like to get involved.... Read More »

Tags: Community

Donate furniture and white goods and make a difference

Posted: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:16

You can donate furniture and white goods, such as fridges or washing machines that you are not using and help to make a difference.

Donations are taken and upcycled or repaired with the aim of giving them... Read More »

Tags: Community, Recycling, housing