Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

Creating Accessible Documents

Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 08:54

In today's working environment more and more information is being produced digitally. When producing information which is aimed at or to be viewed by the public, it is important to make that information... Read More »

Tags: Accessibility, communities, documents, equalities

Engaging Young People in Local Democracy Survey

Posted: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 16:18

Are you 18-24? Live in the UK? We want to know what you think!

This study is part of a post-graduate research project, supported by Loughborough University, gathering insights about young people and democracy.... Read More »

Tags: Democracy, Politics; survey, Young People


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

Research Your Family History By Phone

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 09:31

If you are interested in learning more about your families history but don't use a computer, Leicestershire County Council is offering a free family research service by phone. The service will be available... Read More »

Tags: Do you see what i see, ancestry, family history, participation, the record office

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

COVID-19 Impact Conversations

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 08:17

Leicestershire County Council would like to hear about how the pandemic has been for you and your community. The last year has been a really difficult time for people across the County, many of whom have... Read More »

Tags: Community, Conversations, Engagement, Pandemic

Transport for Vaccination Appointments

Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 12:19

A number of community based organisations are able to offer transportation to vaccination appointments for people in Leicestershire who are unable to get to appointments themselves.

A list of organisations... Read More »

Tags: Covid-19, community transport, vaccinations

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

VCSE State of the Sector Report

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 11:02

A report has been published by Leicestershire County Council which brings together a range of different research, surveys and engagement exercises, in relation to how the pandemic has affected Voluntary,... Read More »

Tags: Covid19, VCSE sector, communities, funding, grants, pandemic