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Training for Parish Councillors

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 07:43

Are you or anyone you know, a Parish Councillor? Leicestershire & Rutland Association for Local Councils (LRALC) will be holding training sessions for Councillors throughout 2021. Subjects to be covered... Read More »

Tags: Parish Councils, Training

Your Service, Your Say

Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 12:26

Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service are consulting on their Integrated Risk Management Plan. To submit your views, complete their on-line questionnaire at

The consultation period... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation

Rothley Good Neighbours' Scheme

Posted: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:38

Rothley Good Neighbours' Scheme

November saw the launch of the Rothley Good Neighbours' Scheme. The scheme aims to give volunteers a chance to help local residents who may require assistance.

The scheme aims to support those in need of... Read More »

Tags: Community

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, civil society; stronger community, consultation, young people

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: Carers, Community, Funding, SHIRE grants

Review of Early Help Services

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:24

Have your say on how the Council is proposing to merge a range of 'early help' and prevention support into one, new-style service. Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation, Health, children's centres, communities strategy, early help, family, housing, supporting leicestershire families, wellbeing, youth offending service

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