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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

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

Loneliness Awareness Training - Free Online Sessions

Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 08:12

Loneliness Awareness Training - Free Online Sessions

The RCC are running FREE 90 minute online training sessions to help people in Leicestershire manage the impacts of loneliness during November and December.

The sessions will:

Tags: Loneliness, befriending, communities

VAL Promotes National Trustee Week 2nd to 6th November

Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 09:33

As part of National Trustee Week which runs from the 2nd to 6th November 2020 VAL has posted updated information from the Charity Commission.

The Charity Commission has redesigned its guidance to make the... Read More »

Tags: Community, National Trustee Week, Trustee, VAL

National Befriending Week 1st to 7th November

Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:59

National Befriending Week  1st to 7th November

Many people across our communities experience loneliness and it has been highlighted more so during Covid-19, with people of all ages and demographics having to isolate or shield.

Loneliness is a very real... Read More »

Tags: Befriending, Community, Isolation, Loneliness