Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

MacMillan Befrienders Service - Charnwood & North West Leicestershire

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:02

MacMillan Befrienders Service support people affected by cancer in their own homes, providing emotional support as well as practical tasks such as shopping for up to two hours each week over a twelve week... Read More »

Tags: Community, volunteering

TREC E-Bulletin October 2018

Posted: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 11:15

Attached is the latest e-bulletin (October 2018) from The Race Equality Centre, Leicester.

Tags: Equalities bulletin

Unconscious Bias

Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 10:41

Please see attached flyer for an event taking place on Tuesday 30th October 2018, 7pm, at The Race Equality Centre, 5-9 Upper Brown Street, Leicester, LE1 5TE.

The discussion on Unconscious Bias will be... Read More »

Tags: Discrimination

End of 1st World War Commemoration Service

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:21

End of 1st World War Commemoration Service

The Dean of Leicester is inviting people to join him for a special service to be held at Leicester Cathedral to mark the End of the 1st World War.

To find out more about the service and for details of how... Read More »

Tags: Community, Events, commemoration

Positive Minds Project, Equality Action, Charnwood

Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:03

Equality Action, Charnwood are delighted to have been awarded a 5 year grant from the Big Lottery Fund for a project "Positive Minds" on raising awareness of mental health issues, particularly in Black,... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health

Free On-Line Autism Awareness Training

Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:56

The Making It Real group have supported Adult Social Care's Autism Awareness project. In celebration of autism awareness week they have provided access to free, autism awareness, online training. This... Read More »

Tags: Community, Training, autism

Congratulations Swinford

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:06

Congratulations to Swinford Neighbourhood Plan on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on 27th September 2018, saw a turnout of 55.7% with the following results:-

198 - YES VOTES... Read More »

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Planning, referendum

Prospective Councillor events in Leicestershire and Rutland

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 09:51

There will be four events across Leicestershire and Rutland in October and November 2018 to encourage people from across the community to become local councillors and 'Be the voice for their communities.'... Read More »

Tags: Democracy

Better Care Together (BCT) Engagement Events

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 09:43

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) have the opportunity of significantly investing in the outdated acute hospital estate in Leicester and significantly improving services for the benefit of the... Read More »

Tags: BCT

Libraries Live at Newbold Verdon Library

Posted: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 12:22

Libraries Live at Newbold Verdon Library

Libraries Live is an exciting collaboration between artists and newly community managed libraries across 3 counties; Warwickshire, Leicestershire & Staffordshire.Launc hing in September, Libraries... Read More »

Tags: Arts, Community, Community Managed Libraries, Events, Libraries Live, Volunteering