Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

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

Free Social Media Training for VCSE Groups

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 11:18

Leicestershire Cares are hosting a free Social Media webinar. The session, which will take place on 10th June 2020 is presented by an expert partner organisation. It will provide hints and tips on which... Read More »

Tags: Community Support, Training, community, webinars

Lastest News from Environment & Transport

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 09:58

Leicestershire County Council's Environment & Transport team have created a new Latest Updates section on the County Council's website. The section provide communities and Parish Councils with the... Read More »

Tags: Communiites, Environment, Parish Councils, Transport

Most vulnerable helped during COVID-19 thanks to successful council scheme

Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 10:36

Voluntary groups have been praised for their 'remarkable' response to a county council scheme aiming to support the most vulnerable across Leicestershire during COVID-19.

The Communities Fund was launched... Read More »

Tags: Community Grants, Community Support

Standing Together (whilst apart) Against Hate! - IDAHoBiT 2020

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 14:04

Please see attached article: 'Standing together (whilst apart) against hate!' - written by Mathew Hulbert, to mark and celebrate international Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT)... Read More »

Tags: Equality

Changes to neighbourhood planning in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 08:44

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government have made changes to Paragraph 107 which sets out changes that have been introduced to neighbourhood planning in response to the coronavirus... Read More »

Tags: COVID-19, Neighbourhood Planning

Coronavirus/COVID-19 - Important Changes to Healthcare Centres in Leicester and Leicestershire

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:01

Please see attached for temporary changes to local healthcare services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland with immediate effect
during the corona virus outbreak.

Tags: Coronavirus COVID 19

Coronavirus/COVID-19 - AgeUK Advice Leaflet

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:29

Please see attached leaflet from AgeUK that provides information and advice on Coronavirus COVID -19

Tags: Coronavirus COVID 19

Turning Point Services Update on Coronavirus/COVID-19

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 10:50

Turning Point services across the country are operating quite differently from normal to keep people safe. This includes temporary suspension of all non-essential face to face services including group... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus COVID 19