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Loneliness Awareness Training - Free Online Sessions

Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 08:12

Loneliness Awareness Training - Free Online Sessions

The RCC are running FREE 90 minute online training sessions to help people in Leicestershire manage the impacts of loneliness during November and December.

The sessions will:

Tags: Loneliness, befriending, communities

National Befriending Week 1st to 7th November

Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:59

National Befriending Week  1st to 7th November

Many people across our communities experience loneliness and it has been highlighted more so during Covid-19, with people of all ages and demographics having to isolate or shield.

Loneliness is a very real... Read More »

Tags: Befriending, Community, Isolation, Loneliness

Free Social Media Training for VCSE Groups

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 11:18

Leicestershire Cares are hosting a free Social Media webinar. The session, which will take place on 10th June 2020 is presented by an expert partner organisation. It will provide hints and tips on which... Read More »

Tags: Community Support, Training, community, webinars

Lastest News from Environment & Transport

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 09:58

Leicestershire County Council's Environment & Transport team have created a new Latest Updates section on the County Council's website. The section provide communities and Parish Councils with the... Read More »

Tags: Communiites, Environment, Parish Councils, Transport

Still time to have your say on Leicestershire County Council's draft Equality Strategy 2020-24

Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:47

The consultation on the council's draft Equality Strategy 2020-24 is open until midnight on 2nd February 2020 - don't miss out on the chance to shape the council's equality priorities over the next four... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation

Leicestershire County Council commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:26

Leicestershire County Council is hosting a public event in Framland Room, County Hall, on Monday 27 January to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

This is an international day of remembrance for victims of the... Read More »

Tags: Commemoration, Community, Hate Crime

Places of Welcome

Posted: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 09:01

A Place of Welcome offers your neighbourhood a place where everyone can go for a friendly face, a cup of tea and a conversation if and when they need it.

To find out more about Places of Welcome and how... Read More »

Tags: Community

Justice, Faith and Belonging in a Changing World

Posted: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:26

This fascinating and free public event is for all those interested in discussing the role of faith in Britain today in delivering social justice. The keynote speaker is Guli Francis-Deqhani, the first... Read More »

Tags: Community, Equality

Carer Awareness Learning

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 10:15

Leicestershire County Council's Adults and Communities Department has created a new presentation designed to support communities, District and Borough Councils on Carer Awareness.

Carer Awareness Learning... Read More »

Tags: Community, Training, carers

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Posted: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 09:26

As part of the government's £67 million investment commitment to make a "full fibre Britain", Leicestershire businesses and homes have the opportunity to apply for two broadband vouchers that cover... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, broadband