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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

LCC Communities Fund Round 2 Now Open!

Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 17:09

LCC Communities Fund Round 2 Now Open!

Additional funding has been agreed by Leicestershire County Council to support community organisations in the areas of the County affected by the extended lockdown.

Round 2 of the Leicestershire Communities... Read More »

Tags: Communities, Funding

£1/2 Million in Emergency Grants

Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 08:51

£1/2 Million in Emergency Grants

Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation Delivers Over £1/2 Million in Emergency Grants

  • 131 local charities, voluntary & community groups awarded
  • National Emergencies Trust donations being... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants

Apply for a free Call-Blocker

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:12

Apply for a free Call-Blocker

Call blockers are available for people receiving scam or nuisance phone calls

The National Trading Standards Scams Team received government funding to supply and install call blocking technology in consumers'... Read More »

Tags: Communities, Safeguarding, Scams, Trading Standards

TREC's e-bulletin, June 2020

Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 09:16

Please see attached for the latest edition of TREC's e-bulletin, June 2020

Tags: Equalities; Communities

Huncote Helps Helipads for Hospitals

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 10:14

Huncote  Helps Helipads for Hospitals

Local groups in Huncote and Croft have been collecting cans.The cans will be turned into a helipad so Air Ambulances can deliver patients direct to the emergency department at Leicester Royal Infirmary,... Read More »

Tags: Huncote;Helipads for Hospitals; 1st Huncote Girls/Boys Brigade; Croft Football Club

Scams Awareness Fortnight 2020

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 08:40

Scams Awareness Fortnight 2020

Citizens Advice are holding their annual Scams Awareness campaign over two weeks, from the 15th to the 28th June. The campaign focuses on raising awareness of scams that have emerged as a result of the... Read More »

Tags: Community Safety, Scams Awareness

Hospice Hope: Tablet Loan Scheme

Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 08:51

Hospice Hope: Tablet Loan Scheme

Two charities covering North West Leicestershire have joined forces to reduce isolation and get people online.

Hospice Hope and Enrych who both cover North West Leicestershire, have combined their skills... Read More »

Tags: Equipment Loan

Notes on Neighbourhood Planning - June 2020 Edition 24

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 13:04

The Ministry for Housing, Communities & Local Government have released their latest bulletin which provides an update on the latest neighbourhood planning news and policy developments.

This edition... Read More »

Tags: COVID-19, Community Support, Neighbourhood Planning, Newsletter

Mercia Park Community Fund

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:52

IM Properties (IMP) has launched a £350,000 community fund (£100,00 per year for three years) to help local community projects surrounding the new Mercia Park 238-acre employment park being... Read More »

Tags: Community Fund, Grants, Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation

County Council receives award for timely community sector support

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:39

Leicestershire County Council has received a local award in recognition of its efforts to support communities during the coronavirus pandemic.

In March, the council set aside £1.5m to help voluntary... Read More »

Tags: Community Support, Funding, community