Current Work & Examples
A Coronavirus Community Hub has been established in the Northern Parishes of Hinckley & Bosworth, to ensure the provision of support to local people in Ratby, Groby, Bagworth, Thornton and Stanton Under Bardon
Oasis Pre-School is a not for profit, community preschool for children aged 2 - 5 in Asfordby, Melton, with a specialism around SEN and disabilities. Whilst the nursery has been able to remain open 3 days a week to support families of frontline workers and children classed as vulnerable
The Melton Learning Hub is a charity which supports young people and the elderly and vulnerable, primarily in Melton Mowbray, but also further afield. The Hub offers a wide variety of vocational qualifications to young people 14-19 who are excluded or at risk of exclusion from mainstream education.
Leicestershire Cares is a charity that utilises connections with the business sector to undertake projects that deliver social outcomes.
Funding awarded to enable an alternative education provider in Coalville to prepare and deliver meals to local residents during the pandemic.
Lutterworth Crisis Action is an inspiring community initiative which has been established to provide support to residents in Lutterworth during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Autism Friendly Kibworth is part of a new initiative, community lead, supported by Leicestershire County Council, called Friendly Communities of Leicestershire. Friendly Communities of Leicestershire is an approach which aims to facilitate and support communities to be resilient and enable places where any individual can feel welcome, supported, and safe and integrated wherever they live in Leicestershire.
In June 2018, Barlestone Neighbourhood Plan group undertook a special engagement event at a local school in order to engage young people within the community and obtain their views and aspirations for their village.
A project involving Loughborough University students in developing and designing income generation projects for Fearon Hall Community Centre.
The COVA project is currently running in four streets in Barwell with the aim of supporting local residents to bring forward their own ideas and suggestions for improving their community.