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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

Local History Cafe's to Expand

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:40

Local History Cafe's to Expand

Local History Cafes are heritage and wellbeing get-togethers for over 50s at risk of, experiencing or looking to keep at bay, isolation and loneliness.

Cafes comprise of tea and cake, heritage presentations... Read More »

Tags: Community, cafe, calke abbey, charnwood museum, erewash museum, history, kirby muxloe library, new walk museum, sir john moore foundation

Safer Community Celebration Awards - Nominations now OPEN

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:40

A new awards contest has been launched to honour Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland's community heroes.

Leicestershire is home to a fantastic array of positive and inspiring community organisations,... Read More »

Tags: Awards, Community

SHIRE Environment Grants coming soon!

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:33

SHIRE Environment Grants coming soon!

Leicestershire County Council will soon be launching its new SHIRE environment grant to deliver projects focused on waste prevention and reuse, reducing carbon emissions and improving biodiversity.

This... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants

Tree and Hedgerow Initiatives for farmers, landowners and community groups

Posted: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 14:12

In partnership with the Woodland Trust, Leicestershire County Council have a range of tree and hedgerow initiatives available to farmers, landowners and community groups across Leicestershire.

Tags: Free Trees, Hedges, Leicestershire County Council, Woodland Trust

Justice, Faith and Belonging in a Changing World

Posted: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:26

This fascinating and free public event is for all those interested in discussing the role of faith in Britain today in delivering social justice. The keynote speaker is Guli Francis-Deqhani, the first... Read More »

Tags: Community, Equality

Carer Awareness Learning

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 10:15

Leicestershire County Council's Adults and Communities Department has created a new presentation designed to support communities, District and Borough Councils on Carer Awareness.

Carer Awareness Learning... Read More »

Tags: Community, Training, carers

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Posted: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 09:26

As part of the government's £67 million investment commitment to make a "full fibre Britain", Leicestershire businesses and homes have the opportunity to apply for two broadband vouchers that cover... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, broadband

Notes on Neighbourhood Planning

Posted: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 09:21

The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government have published their September edition of Notes on Neighbourhood Planning. The publication provides an update on the latest Neighbourhood Planning... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, Neighbourhood Planning Legislation, newletter

Opportunity to join the NHS Public & Patient Involvement Assurance Group

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 14:37

NHS partners in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are inviting people passionate about health and social care to apply to sit on a new public and patient assurance group.

At a very exciting yet challenging... Read More »

Tags: Community, Health, NHS

Libraries Live Exhibition Launch at Newbold Verdon CML

Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 11:13

Libraries Live Exhibition Launch at Newbold Verdon CML

Monday 9th September 2019, saw the launch of the Libraries Live project exhibition in Leicestershire. Libraries Live is an Arts Council England funded project in community managed libraries across 3 counties;... Read More »

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