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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

North West Leicestershire District Council Health and Wellbeing Grant

Posted: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:20

North West Leicestershire District Council is making funding of up to £500 available to community groups that are running projects or activities that focus on improving residents' health and wellbeing.... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants, Health, North West Leicestershire

Nominate a local community organisation for the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Posted: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:04

Nominate a local community organisation for the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities.

The group being nominated must:

Tags: Community, Awards

Congratulations Ellistown & Battleflat

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:54

Congratulations to Ellistown & Battleflat Neighbourhood Plan group on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on 27th June 2019 with a turnout of 13% and the following results:-... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, referendum

One week to go to register for 75 Memorial Flames art project

Posted: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:10

There's just one week left for community groups to register an interest in creating a Memorial Flame for exhibition as part of the Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration in 2020.

Applications from a range... Read More »

Tags: Community

Invitation to a Stakeholder Event on the County Council's Priorities

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 14:52

You may be aware that a major consultation has launched on Leicestershire County Council's future plans and priorities.

Since 2010, the council has saved £200m but increasing demand for services,... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation, Leicestershire County Council

Congratulations Tur Langton

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 08:46

Congratulations to Tur Langton Neighbourhood Plan group on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on 27th June 2019 with a turnout of 20.8% and the following results:-

32 - YES VOTES... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, referendum

Preparing for Adulthood

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:56

Preparing for Adulthood

Leicestershire County Council's vision is that young people with SEND in Leicestershire are prepared for a successful adulthood and their voice is heard.

From our previous engagement with families and carers,... Read More »

Tags: Community, SEND, Consultation

Housing for Older & Disabled People

Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:48

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government have produced a guide to preparing planning policies on housing for older & disabled people.

CLICK HERE To view the guide and further information... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, Community, planning policies, disabled people, older people

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