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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

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

TREC E-bulletin February 2020

Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 11:31

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

Tags: Equalities; Communities

Using Rivers to Enhance Neighbourhood Plans

Posted: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 09:14

The below guide has been produced by the Welland River Trust and sets out some of the benefits that your local river could bring to your community and how to consider them when preparing a Neighbourhood... Read More »

Tags: Environment, Neighbourhood Planning, rivers

Funding Available for Bus Services

Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:23

On 30 September 2019 the Chancellor announced details about £220 million of commitments in 2020-21 to transform bus services in England

This included a range of supporting measures, including a National... Read More »

Tags: Bus Services, Funding, Grants

Congratulations Great Glen

Posted: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 10:11

Congratulations to Great Glen Neighbourhood Plan group on the successful referendum of their revised Neighbourhood Plan. The referendum, which took place on 23rd January 2020 with a turnout of 23.2% and... Read More »

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Planning, referendum