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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:48am
Have your say on the proposed communities strategy

There’s just over a month to go for you to have your say on the proposed new approach to working with communities.

The consultation is taking place until noon on 1 September and full details are on www.leics.gov.uk/communities_strategy.

The council is carrying out a consultation on how it will
• Help people and communities to support themselves and vulnerable people, reducing the demand on public services
• Devolve services – increase the ability of community groups to take over, or work more closely with services currently delivered by the council
• Ensure voluntary groups support the council to deliver its priorities on service devolution and help for vulnerable people. More »

For full details and to complete the survey visit www.leics.gov.uk/communities_strategy. » Less

Posted:
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:11pm

From 7 April until noon on 7 July 2014 Leicestershire County Council is consulting on the library service. Full details can be found online at: www.leics.gov.uk/haveyoursay/futurelibraries.

Due to demand we have arranged a further community partnership workshop in Huncote: -

• Wednesday 2 July: The Pavilion, Sportsfield Lane, Huncote, LE9 3BN

Start at 6.15pm and finish at 8.30pm. Doors open from 6.00pm.

You can register by emailing futurelibraries@leics.gov.uk or call 0116 305 7034.

The proposed community partnership library service would enable community groups and organisations to manage their local library in partnership with the county council. The library is staffed and managed by volunteers with support, such as book stock, training and IT maintenance provided by the county council. More »

Should you have any further enquires or comments about community libraries then www.leics.gov.uk/community_partnership_libraries or about the consultation email futurelibraries@leics.gov.uk or phone 0116 305 7034. » 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:
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:17am
Future of Community Forums

The County Council Cabinet decided on June 17th 2014 that County Council support for the Community Forums in their current form will cease with immediate effect. The attached extract from the relevant Cabinet paper refers.

The Cabinet thanked local residents and in particular Chairmen of the Forums past and present, for their time and commitment in supporting the Forums over the past six years.

The decision was taken in the context of the launch of a consultation on the County Council’s new Communities Strategy

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