Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Communities

A new Equality Strategy for Leicestershire

Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:15

County residents, and anyone with an interest in equalities in Leicestershire, are invited to comment on Leicestershire County Council's draft Equality Strategy 2020-24. The council's current strategy... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation

Trustees Week

Posted: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:49

Trustees Week

Trustees' Week is an annual event to showcase the great work that trustees do and highlight opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference.

Trustees Week 2019 is taking... Read More »

Tags: Community, Events, Trustees, Voluntary Sector, Volunteering

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 CLOSED

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