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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

TREC's e-bulletin, October 2020

Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 10:28

Please see attached

Tags: Equalities

There Is No Place For Hate

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 11:53

There Is No Place For Hate

October 10th to 17th is National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

An important opportunity, each year, to take a stand against those who perpetuate hate and target other human beings... Read More »

Tags: Equalities

National Lottery Heritage Fund - Green Recovery Challenge Fund

Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:26

The £40 million Green Recovery Challenge Fund is part of the Government's wider green economic recovery, jobs and skills package.

Environmental charities in England can apply now for grants of between... Read More »

Tags: Green Recovery Challenge Fund, Heritage Lottery

London Hearts - Funding Public Access Defibrillators

Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 11:52

London Hearts (registered charity 1180901) are helping to fund Public Access Defibrillators (PADs) in communities all over the country. When someone has a cardiac arrest, timely intervention is the key... Read More »

Tags: Defibrillators, Funding, London Hearts, PAD's

Back to School and Back to Libraries!

Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 09:46

Back to School and Back to Libraries!

As children head back to school for the Autumn term, find out more about some of the changes at Leicestershire's libraries, as well as what's new for children.

Tags: Books, Children, Fun, Library, Reading, School