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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

Litter Picking Heros Offered Support

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 11:22

Leicestershire County Council is supporting local litter picking groups - often called wombles - by pledging to help them access the equipment they need.

Across Leicestershire, there are hundreds of groups... Read More »

Tags: Community, Equipment, Funding, Litter Picking, Support

Simply Sounds Workshop

Posted: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 17:16

Leicestershire County Council, in partnership with Leicester University and the British Library, is inviting you to take part in our new and exciting project, Simply Sounds.

Now, during lockdown, may be... Read More »

Tags: Simply Sounds; Communities; Culture; Customs; Faith and Belief

COVID-19 Impact Conversations

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 08:17

Leicestershire County Council would like to hear about how the pandemic has been for you and your community. The last year has been a really difficult time for people across the County, many of whom have... Read More »

Tags: Community, Conversations, Engagement, Pandemic

Transport for Vaccination Appointments

Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 12:19

A number of community based organisations are able to offer transportation to vaccination appointments for people in Leicestershire who are unable to get to appointments themselves.

A list of organisations... Read More »

Tags: Covid-19, community transport, vaccinations

Training for Parish Councillors

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 07:43

Are you or anyone you know, a Parish Councillor? Leicestershire & Rutland Association for Local Councils (LRALC) will be holding training sessions for Councillors throughout 2021. Subjects to be covered... Read More »

Tags: Parish Councils, Training

VCSE State of the Sector Report

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 11:02

A report has been published by Leicestershire County Council which brings together a range of different research, surveys and engagement exercises, in relation to how the pandemic has affected Voluntary,... Read More »

Tags: Covid19, VCSE sector, communities, funding, grants, pandemic

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