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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021: 'Be the light in the darkness'

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 10:18

Leicestershire communities are asked to take part in Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 on 27th January 2021 by safely lighting and displaying a candle at home at 8pm tonight. This follows after the national... Read More »

Tags: Commemoration, Events, Holocaust Memorial

VRN Winter Violence Prevention Fund

Posted: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:20

The Violence Reduction Network (VRN) has funding of up to £5,000 available to local social enterprises and charities to help them with financial difficulties and supporting vulnerable young people... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Violence Reduction Network, young people

Think Funding - Annual Fundraising Survey

Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:37

Think Funding - Annual Fundraising Survey

Think Funding, is undertaking an Annual Fundraising Survey which is aimed at Third Sector organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Please see the link below to complete the survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/FundraisingSurvey2021... Read More »

Tags: Survey, community, fundraising

NHS Charities Together Funding for LLR

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:46

Five grants of £73,000 each are being made available to local community groups/charities, operating in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland, for projects which improve health outcomes for vulnerable... Read More »

Tags: Funding, NHS, communities, grants, health

Make Your Mark Ballot report

Posted: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 16:51

Thank you to all the young people of Leicestershire that took part in the UK Youth Parliament Make Your Mark Ballot, you can find the full report on the British Youth Council website www.byc.org.uk

Leicestershire... Read More »

Tags: Briefing Note

National Lottery Community Fund Re-opens Regular Funding Programmes

Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 13:58

For the past months, the National Lottery Community Fund has been focussing on providing emergency funding for VCSE organisations in response to the coronavirus crisis.

The Community Fund has now announced... Read More »

Tags: National Lottery Community Fund, funding, grants

Leicestershire Communities Fund - Round 3

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 08:10

Leicestershire Communities Fund - Round 3

We are pleased to announce that a third round of funding has been agreed by Leicestershire County Council to enable charities, community groups and social enterprises to respond to the challenges of the... Read More »

Tags: Communities, Coronavirus, Funding, Grants

Alternative Engagement

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:32

During these unprecedented times, we are having to come up with new ways of doing things. One company, ARUP Consultants, have come up with a new way to use technology to deliver an unusual virtual exhibition... Read More »

Tags: Consultation, engagement

Leicestershire - Tier 3 Restrictions (December 2020)

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 20:30

From Wednesday 2nd December 2020, Leicester and Leicestershire will be in Tier 3 of the new designated tier system.

Details regarding the specific restrictions for Tier 3 can be seen here.

Tags: Coronavirus

Hospice Hope - New Long Covid Support Group for North West Leicestershire

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:52

This is a new long covid support group to improve mental and emotional wellbeing.

  • Are you/someone you know struggling with Long-Term Covid-19 symptoms, at least 12 weeks post infection?
  • Do you/they need... Read More »

Tags: Counselling, Hospice Hope, North West Leicestershire, Wellbeing