* Do you have a new and exciting project that will make a huge difference to your community?
* Does it have that creative ‘wow’ factor that will make people want to know more?
* This is your chance to win £20,000 for your local project within North West Leicestershire – and applications are open now.
North West Leicestershire District Council are launching the ‘£20,000-for-seven’ campaign as part of their empowering communities agenda. In a competition that will be decided by a public vote, £20,000 is available in each of seven distinct areas of the district. Voters will get to choose one project in each of the seven areas as their favourite. A further seven pots of £10,000 are available for smaller projects district-wide. More »
Applications for ‘£20,000-for-seven’ funding can be made until Monday 29 September.
A drop-in briefing session for community groups and organisations will take place at the Council Offices in Coalville on:
Tuesday 19 August - 3pm to 7pm
Thursday 11 September - 3pm to 7pm.
You do not have to book to attend.
If you are intending to come along please drop us an email to email@example.com so that we have an idea of numbers.
Voluntary Action Leicestershire are offering free funding training sessions to groups in North West Leicestershire. Spaces are limited and will be given on a first come first served basis. The session is an introductory session and will cover the following:
• Describe methods by which groups may be able to raise funds
• Describe the key features of a project plan
• Explain the importance of project plan in fundraising within the groups
• Compare and contrast good and bad funding applications
• Identify ways in which groups may identify possible sources of funding More »
The session is taking place on Wednesday 2 July commencing at 5pm at the District Council Offices in Coalville and will be no longer than two and a half hours.
Please contact Daphne Robinson before 26 June 2014 on 01530 454704 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.
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A job fair has been organised to be held in Coalville next Friday 11th April. The event will be held at Snibston Discovery Park and the doors open at 10am – 3pm.
It will give local businesses and job seekers the opportunity to showcase themselves to one another in person. There will be work groups to help job seekers with CV writing and tips on winning at interview.
The event is supported by the local MP. The event flyer is attached fo your information.
For more details about the jobs fair - www.coalvillejobsfair.com
Wednesday 19 March, Ibstock Palace Community Centre
Tea dances will be taking place across the county to show the importance of eating healthy food and how older people can improve their quality of life.
Leicestershire County Council will be celebrating with tea dances to show the importance of eating good healthy food and how by making small changes to eating and drinking habits, older people can improve their quality of life.
To book a place between 2pm – 4.30pm please call 01530 262400
Tickets are £3.50 and include an afternoon tea of sandwiches, cake and drinks. Free advice on nutrition and hydration, along with health & wellbeing packs and a raffle will also be available. More »
For more information visit: www.nutritionandhydrationweek.co.uk
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