Tags: Community

CONVERSATIONS ABOUT COVID PROJECT LAUNCHED

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:01

CONVERSATIONS ABOUT COVID PROJECT LAUNCHED

Leicestershire County Council would like to hear from you.

The 'Conversations About Covid' project aims to capture and understand the experiences and stories of Leicestershire residents and businesses.... Read More »

Tags: Covid, community, conversations

Litter Picking Heros Offered Support

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 11:22

Leicestershire County Council is supporting local litter picking groups - often called wombles - by pledging to help them access the equipment they need.

Across Leicestershire, there are hundreds of groups... Read More »

Tags: Community, Equipment, Funding, Litter Picking, Support

COVID-19 Impact Conversations

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 08:17

Leicestershire County Council would like to hear about how the pandemic has been for you and your community. The last year has been a really difficult time for people across the County, many of whom have... Read More »

Tags: Community, Conversations, Engagement, Pandemic

Think Funding - Annual Fundraising Survey

Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:37

Think Funding - Annual Fundraising Survey

Think Funding, is undertaking an Annual Fundraising Survey which is aimed at Third Sector organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Please see the link below to complete the survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/FundraisingSurvey2021... Read More »

Tags: Survey, community, fundraising

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

£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

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

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