Tags: Community

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

Still time to have your say on Leicestershire County Council's draft Equality Strategy 2020-24

Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:47

The consultation on the council's draft Equality Strategy 2020-24 is open until midnight on 2nd February 2020 - don't miss out on the chance to shape the council's equality priorities over the next four... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation

Leicestershire County Council commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:26

Leicestershire County Council is hosting a public event in Framland Room, County Hall, on Monday 27 January to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

This is an international day of remembrance for victims of the... Read More »

Tags: Commemoration, Community, Hate Crime

Westminster Interfaith Photo Competition

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 09:41

Westminster Interfaith is bringing out a revised edition in 2021 of Transcendence: Prayer of People of Faith, a collection of about 140 prayers and readings coming from a wide selection of world faiths.... Read More »

Tags: Community

TREC E- bulletin December 2019

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 09:34

Attached is the latest edition, December 2019, from The Race Equality Centre, Leicester.

Tags: Community