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Leicestershire & Rutland Rural Communities Week

Posted: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:52

Leicestershire & Rutland Rural Communities Week

The Rural Community Council (RCC) is celebrating the amazing impact local people, groups and facilities can have on our rural communities. To achieve this in 2021, the RCC is hosting the first Leicestershire... Read More »

Tags: Communities, Communities Week, Rural


Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:01


Leicestershire County Council would like to hear from you.

The 'Conversations About Covid' project aims to capture and understand the experiences and stories of Leicestershire residents and businesses.... Read More »

Tags: Covid, community, conversations

Litter Picking Heros Offered Support

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 11:22

Leicestershire County Council is supporting local litter picking groups - often called wombles - by pledging to help them access the equipment they need.

Across Leicestershire, there are hundreds of groups... Read More »

Tags: Community, Equipment, Funding, Litter Picking, Support

Simply Sounds Workshop

Posted: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 17:16

Leicestershire County Council, in partnership with Leicester University and the British Library, is inviting you to take part in our new and exciting project, Simply Sounds.

Now, during lockdown, may be... Read More »

Tags: Simply Sounds; Communities; Culture; Customs; Faith and Belief

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021: 'Be the light in the darkness'

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 10:18

Leicestershire communities are asked to take part in Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 on 27th January 2021 by safely lighting and displaying a candle at home at 8pm tonight. This follows after the national... Read More »

Tags: Commemoration, Events, Holocaust Memorial

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