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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

Civil Society Strategy Launched

Posted: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:20

Today sees the launch of the first Civil Society Strategy in 15 years, which will build stronger communities by bringing businesses, charities and the public sector together, and put communities and charities... Read More »

Tags: Community, Charities, CSR, Government, Tracey Crouch, Civil Society

The Race Equality Centre Bulletin July 2018

Posted: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 10:28

Attached is the latest e-bulletin for July 2018, from The Race Equality Centre (TREC) about their work and wider race equality matters.

TREC produce e-bulletins at least quarterly.

If there is any (appropriate)... Read More »

Tags: Equalities

Friendly Bench

Posted: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 16:18

The Friendly Bench in Bottesford is a new project tackling isolation amongst the elderly and helping to promote community wellbeing in a pleasant informal outdoor space.

They are now looking for more communities... Read More »

Tags: Community, Health, Mental Health, Elderly, Outdoor

Measham CML - Heroes of Leicestershire Awards 2018

Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:22

Congratulations to Measham and District Community Managed Library who won the "Community Building of the Year" category at the 2018 Heroes of Leicestershire awards. The presentation took place at a dinner... Read More »

Tags: Community Managed Libraries, Awards, Measham & District Community Library

Community Housing Fund

Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 08:03

The government is making available £163 million across England up to 2020 to 2021 through the Community Housing Fund.

The Fund aims to support an increase in housing supply in England by increasing... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Neighbourhood Planning, housing

Royal British Legion Poppy People Wanted

Posted: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 16:59

The Royal British Legion are looking for volunteers to help support the Poppy Appeal in Leicestershire this year. They are looking for any community groups and individuals who would like to get involved.... Read More »

Tags: Community

Donate furniture and white goods and make a difference

Posted: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:16

You can donate furniture and white goods, such as fridges or washing machines that you are not using and help to make a difference.

Donations are taken and upcycled or repaired with the aim of giving them... Read More »

Tags: Recycling, Community, housing

Cinema for All

Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:41

Cinema For All are looking for people aged 16-30 based in Leicestershire who are determined to make a difference to their local community through creating their own cinema.

Supported by the BFI, BBFC and... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Events, young people

Consultation on Library Services in South Wigston

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:50

We're looking for a group to take over the Bassett Centre and community library in South Wigston.

We want to hear from interested people and hope to get a new organisation in place for the autumn.

Community... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation, Community Managed Libraries