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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Posted: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:44

An invitation to Leicestershire County Council's Holocaust Memorial Day event 2018 Read More »

Tags: Community, Events

The Building a Stronger Britain programme is now open

Posted: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:38

The Building a Stronger Britain 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 who... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Grants, BSBT programme, Community Foundation

Women's Vote Centenary Grant

Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:13

Closing date for applications is 31st January 2018

Government Funding is now available to support local and community groups across England to celebrate the centenary of women gaining the right to vote.... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Grants

Draft Strategic Growth Plan Consulation

Posted: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:48

Draft Strategic Growth Plan Consulation

Consultation 11 January - 5th April 2018

Consultation on Leicester & Leicestershire's Draft Strategic Growth Plan is now open.

A copy of the Draft Plan and information on the evidence used in its preparation... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, strategic growth, Consultation

Community Action Public Clearance Sale

Posted: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 10:00

Community Action Public Clearance Sale

Community Action is ceasing its management of Bassett Street Hub and Library this year, and we are beginning the process of clearing out some of our rooms of furniture and resources

Our 1st Public clearance... Read More »

Tags: Community

Hospital Event - Experience of People with Disabilities

Posted: Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:56

Hospital Event - Experience of People with Disabilities

Leicester's Hospitals will be holding a special event in Leicester on January 16th which will explore the hospital experience for people with a disability.

To find out more visit:- Hospital Event

Tags: Events, NHS

Joining Forces Project

Posted: Wed, 03 Jan 2018 09:38

Joining Forces is an Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland Project in partnership with SSAFA supporting veterans born before 1950, their widows/widowers, families or people who care for veterans.

The service covers Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Support includes: information & advice,, form filling, meeting other veterans, befriending, accessing services, connecting with other communities and carer support. Read More »

Tags: Community, Events

Ringing Remembers

Posted: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 11:58

Ringing Remembers

In memory of 1400 bell ringers who died in the First World War, Remember Together are running a Ringing Remembers campaign aiming to recruit 1400 new bell ringers. This is a call out to all of us and an... Read More »

Tags: Community, projects, history

Approval of Leicestershires' Communities Strategy

Posted: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:11

Approval of Leicestershires' Communities Strategy

At its meeting on 12th December, Leicestershire County Councils' Cabinet approved the Refreshed Leicestershire Communities Strategy:Working Together to Build Great Communities. The Strategy outlines how... Read More »

Tags: Community, Strategy, Volunteering, Asset Based Approach, Social Action

Measham CML - Parish Champions Award

Posted: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:54

Measham and District Community Library have received the Parish Champions Award from Measham Parish Council. The award is for the dedication that has gone in to not only keeping the library open and running... Read More »

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