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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

Rural Community Energy Fund

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:05

Rural sports clubs, schools and churches could power their buildings with clean electricity, cut their bills and reduce emissions thanks to a £10 million government fund.

The Rural Community Energy... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants, Rural

Volunteers Week 1st to 7th June

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 11:50

As part of National Volunteers Week Voluntary Action LeicesterShire (VAL) has organised various events and activities across the City and County throughout the week. Events are aimed at celebrating the... Read More »

Tags: Volunteersweek, Events

National Neighbourhood Planning Newsletter

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2019 11:29

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government have published the 22nd edition of their Neighbourhood Planning Newsletter. This edition contains National Statistics, a Case Study on Harpenden... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning

New £85m Fund for Neighbourhood Plan Development

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 18:54

The minister of state for housing, Kit Malthouse, has announced a multi-million pound fund to help voluntary groups deliver thousands of discounted homes.

Groups will be able to apply for between £10,000... Read More »

Tags: Funding, housing, Grants, Community, Neighbourhood Planning

Updated Government Guidance

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 07:59

At the beginning of May this year the Government release a new update to their Neighbourhood Planning Guidance. The guidance explains the neighbourhood planning system introduced by the Localism Act, including... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, guidance

Registrations invited for 75 Flames creative project

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 12:59

The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust is inviting groups of all kinds, including communities, to take part in a powerful yet simple creative project to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020 and, specifically,... Read More »

Tags: Community, Commemoration, Creative

Grant Funding Available for Leicestershire Holiday Activities & Food Provision

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 16:18

Leicestershire County Council has developed a strategic partnership with the national children's charity, Barnardo's.

As a result of this partnership, Leicestershire County Council and Barnardo's (along... Read More »

Tags: Community, Health, Young People, Funding

Congratulations Quorn

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 07:53

Congratulations to Quorn Neighbourhood Plan group on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on 2nd May 2019, with the following results:-

1485 - YES VOTES

198 - NO VOTES

View Quorn... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, referendum

Harborough District Neighbourhood Planning Conference

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 10:10

Are you part of a Neighbourhood Plan group or thinking about doing a Neighbourhood Plan in Harborough District?

Harborough District Council will be holding a Neighbourhood Planning Conference on 6th June... Read More »

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Planning, Events

April is Autism month. Autism is not just in April

Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:31

Recognising autism, accepting it and understanding how individuals and families interact with their local communities helps to create Friendly Environments. Did you know?

Tags: Community, Autism, Health, Events, Wellbeing, Equalities