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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 2:01pm

The Tree Council has funds available to assist schools and community groups proposing to undertake well-planned orchard planting projects during National Tree Week, 29 November to 7 December 2014.
Schools and community groups are eligible for funding, but must meet to the following criteria:
•Children under the age of 16 must be actively involved in the planting process.
•Planting must take place on publicly accessible land, usually in public or charity ownership.
•The School or Community Group must be able to raise 25% of planting costs.
•Apple and pear trees on selected root stocks are the only trees eligible for funding.
•Planting must take place during National Tree Week.
The fund is open to projects where the total tree planting costs are between £100 and £700. More »

Eligible costs include the cost of the trees and any reasonable cost of necessary supports and aids: stakes, ties, guards, fertiliser, mulch and soil amelioration (where conditions make this appropriate). The project costs should total at least £100 in order for the application to be eligible for consideration.

The deadline for applications is 31 March 2014. » Less

Fri, 24 Jan 2014 1:58pm
Healthwatch Leicestershire want to hear from Voluntary and Community Groups

Healthwatch Leicestershire (HWL) wants to hear from Voluntary and Community organisations about health and social care issues that affect their service users.

Healthwatch Leicestershire will escalate these issues to local decision makers to influence health and social care services across the county.

If you are a voluntary or community organisation you can feedback by clicking on the blue link above.

Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:23am

This year marks the centenary of the First World War. Many people are getting involved with projects to commemorate and remember. Funding could be available to help support your project.

The Heritage Lottery Fund are holding a free event for people to attend and find out more about the funding they have on offer. The event will be held in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire on 20th March from 10am till 1pm. The event will cover:-

Heritage Lottery funding starts from £3,000 - find out about different grant programmes and how to apply
Discover what support is available to help you make your application
Learn how to access local heritage resources that could benefit your project
Hear from a successful applicant currently undertaking a First World War project
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For further details and to book your place please contact Sarah Finch at sarahf@hlf.org.uk or on 0115 934 9062. » Less

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 2:52pm

In Leicestershire we provide NHS complaints advocacy and IMCA – Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy. All POhWER's services are free, independent and confidential.

NHS Complaints Advocacy can support anyone who wishes to make a complaint about the service, care or treatment provided to them by the NHS.

People can self refer or Healthcare professionals, stakeholders and friends can refer to us –

- Via the web site www.pohwer.net
- By telephone on local rate number 0300 200 0084
- By email at pohwer@pohwer.net
- In writing at POhWER, PO Box 14043, Birmingham, B6 9BL. More »

If you refer someone, we only need the persons name and contact details (just a phone number is fine) and a note to say that they have asked to be referred to POhWER for help.

If you would like any further information about the NHS Complaints Advocacy or any other services POhWER provide, please contact Penny Bodger-Yates by email p.bodger-yates@pohwer.net » Less

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