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Posted:
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:02am

* 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 twentyforseven@nwleicestershire.gov.uk so that we have an idea of numbers.

For more information about £20,000-for-seven and to apply for your community project, visit www.nwleics.gov.uk/twentyforseven » Less

Posted:
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 9:04am
Cafe, Chill & Chat for Young People

The Oasis is holding two Taster Sessions for young people during the summer break

Aimed at young people from 11 upwards, The Oasis is an ideal place for young people to meet up, chat and chill with friends. Food, drinks, games, music and gaming will be available.

The Summer Taster Sessions will be held on:-
Tuesday 5th August 2-4pm
Friday 15th August 2-4pm

Before The Oasis opens in September.

The Oasis Community Project, 67 Central Road, Hugglescote

For further information contact Lauren on 01530 815121 or email heartland@yfc.co.uk

Posted:
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 8:48am
Free Funding Training Sessions

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 daphne.robinson@nwleicestershire.gov.uk to book your place.

Any other queries please direct to Julie Summerton on 01530 454541 or email julie.summerton@nwleicestershire.gov.uk » Less

Posted:
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:35am

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

Coalville Job Fair (PDF, 499 Kb)
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