Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

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, Elderly, Health, Mental Health, Outdoor

Measham CML - Heroes of Leicestershire Awards 2018

Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:22

Measham CML - Heroes of Leicestershire Awards 2018

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: Awards, Community Managed Libraries, 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

Royal British Legion Poppy People Wanted

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: Community, Recycling, housing

Cinema for All

Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:41

Cinema for All

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: Events, Funding, 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, Community Managed Libraries, Consultation

Have your say on proposed changes to lifestyle service delivery in Leicestershire

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:44

Give your views on integrating healthy lifestyle services

Leicestershire County Council is seeking views on proposals which could see the development of a new service for adults, aimed at preventing diseases... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation, Health

Congratulations Medbourne

Posted: Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:37

Congratulations to Medbourne Neighbourhood Plan on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on 28th June, saw a turnout of 44.12% with the following results:-


11 - NO... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, referendum

Desford Lawn Tennis Club Wins National Award

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018 13:17

Desford Lawn Tennis Club has been recognised as having the leading disability tennis programme in the country at a special British Tennis Awards ceremony held at Wimbledon.

The Club is part of Sport in... Read More »

Tags: Disability Tennis, Sport in Desford, Tennis Foundation, Wimbledon