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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

SHIRE Community Grant 2021-22 Now OPEN for Applications!

Posted: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:15

SHIRE Community Grant 2021-22 Now OPEN for Applications!

The SHIRE Community Grant Programme 2021-22 is now OPEN for applications!

Following the success of the Leicestershire Communities Fund in 2020-21, Leicestershire County Council are pleased to announce that... Read More »

Tags: Grants, communities, funding

20 Minute Neighbourhoods

Posted: Thu, 13 May 2021 09:19

The idea behind a '20 minute neighbourhood' is that most people's daily needs can be met within a short walk or cycle from where they live. The benefits of this approach are multiple: improvements in mental... Read More »

Tags: 20 minute neighbourhood, Accessibility, Communities

Futures ESFA Community Grants Funding Programme

Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 13:31

Futures ESFA Community Grants Funding Programme

Futures is delighted to announce that the next round of the ESFA Community Grants funding programme, will be accepting applications from 3rd May to 4th June 2021. This initiative gives voluntary and community... Read More »

Tags: European Social Fund, Funding, Futures, Grants, Skills Funding Agency

How to Implement, Monitor and Review your Made Neighbourhood Plan

Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 08:33

This useful Toolkit produced by Urban Vision Enterprise CIC on behalf of Locality has been designed to assist you to successfully implement your plan. This includes making effective and considered representations... Read More »

Tags: Monitoring, Toolkit

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

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

CONVERSATIONS ABOUT COVID PROJECT LAUNCHED

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:01

CONVERSATIONS ABOUT COVID PROJECT LAUNCHED

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