Tags: Community

Congratulations Asfordby

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 08:44

Congratulations to Asfordby Neighbourhood Plan on their successful referendum. The referendum, which took place on Thursday 28th September 2017, saw a turnout of 15.36% with the following results:-

334... Read More »

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Planning

Stay warm and healthy in your home

Posted: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:49

Leicestershire County Council's First Contact Plus team operates a Warm Homes service which is available to anyone living in Leicestershire.

Residents can benefit from free, impartial advice by telephone as well a visit from a Warm Homes Officer who can assist with:

  • getting a better energy deal for gas and electricity
  • understanding boiler and heating controls
  • making sense of energy bills and bill discounts
  • debt relief support
  • energy efficiency and grants
  • referrals to other relevant services and much more….

Often simple checks or changes can save households hundreds of pounds a year and put people back in control of their heating costs.

Call 0116 305 4286 or visiting www.firstcontactplus.org.uk Read More »

Tags: Community, housing

Free energy awareness training for community groups

Posted: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:16

Peterborough Environment City Trust has been contracted to deliver energy awareness training for community groups and organisations, as part of Leicestershire County Council's Warm Homes Project. Training... Read More »

Tags: Community, housing

International Week Of The Deaf 18th - 24th Sept 2017

Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:28

The theme of the week is ''Full inclusion with sign language'' - campaign and help raise awareness of the need to use sign language widely within society. Read More »

Tags: Community

Make the most of your computer

Posted: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:40

This is an 8 week course that starts on Tuesday 10th October 2017 and costs £40 and will be held at AgeUK Clarence House, Humberstone Gate, Leicester. Read More »

Tags: Community, Training

DRAFT Leicestershire Communities Strategy

Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:18

Leicestershire County Council have launched the Draft Leicestershire Communities Strategy and are keen to hear your views on their priorities and vision.

To view the Strategy and submit your comments visit... Read More »

Tags: Community, Consultation

Techy Tea Party

Posted: Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:06

Age UK are running a number of sessions providing support to people on how to use their smart-phone, tablets and laptops.

Venue: Howe Road Community Lounge, Brookes Lane Whitwick

Tuesday 18th 25th July 10.00am... Read More »

Tags: Community, ICT, training