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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 2nd February 2020 - don't miss out on the chance to shape the council's equality priorities over the next four years!

The... 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

Youth Parliament Elections

Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:21

Youth Parliament Elections

Voting for the Youth Parliament Elections will commence at 07:00 hours on Monday 10th February 2020 and will close at 23:55 hours on Friday 14th February 2020.

Manifestos for all 9 candidates can be view... Read More »

Tags: Parliament, Young People, voting

NHS at 70: The Story Of Our Lives Project

Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 11:45

The NHS are seeking stories that people in Leicestershire have of their time either working in the NHS, or being treated by the NHS as a patient.

NHS at 70 is a national programme of work, supported by... Read More »

Tags: NHS

Westminster Interfaith Photo Competition

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 09:41

Westminster Interfaith is bringing out a revised edition in 2021 of Transcendence: Prayer of People of Faith, a collection of about 140 prayers and readings coming from a wide selection of world faiths.... Read More »

Tags: Community

TREC E- bulletin December 2019

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 09:34

Attached is the latest edition, December 2019, from The Race Equality Centre, Leicester.

Tags: Community

Turning Point Newsletter 2019/2020

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 09:21

Attached is the Winter edition of Turning Point News from Turning Point, 2 Eldon Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 3QL

Tags: Community

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

Leicestershire County Council's, Participation in Heritage and Libraries Team 2019

Posted: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 10:38

Leicestershire County Council's, Participation in Heritage and Libraries Team 2019

A lovely clip showcasing examples of how a variety of volunteering roles in the community can enhance peoples lives. Examples include volunteers involved in a library book drop off service, local heritage... Read More »

Tags: Community, Volunteering, heritage, library, museums

Promoting biodiversity through the UK planning systems

Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 07:36

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) with the Partnership for Biodiversity in Planning have published new advice for town planners on Biodiversity in Planning. It examines the obligations and opportunities... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, climate change, environment