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Posted:
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:28am

enable has secured funding to run free training for staff and volunteers working for charities, voluntary and community organisations in Leicester and Leicestershire.

Please see link below to access the flier with additional information and contact details.

Posted:
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:04am

The first Your SHIRE Community Grant Support Workshops are set to take place very soon:

  • Tuesday 23rd September at Kibworth High School, Smeeton Road, Kibworth LE8 0LG
  • Thursday 25th September at County Hall, Leicester Road, Glenfield LE3 8RA

If you would like to discuss a project idea in more detail, require assistance to fill out an application or would just like to know more, you can drop in at any time between 6:30pm and 8:30pm.

The Your SHIRE Community Grant is a new approach to helping local groups and organisations to provide community services and activities that support, young, old or vulnerable people, help promote their independence and reduce demand for public services. More »

Further information about the grant scheme can be found by CLICKING HERE » Less

Posted:
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 9:40am

Harborough District Council are offering a Staying Healthy grant fund which is an opportunity for community and voluntary groups, not for profit organisations and social enterprises to apply for up to £2000 to deliver health and well being projects within the Harborough District. The deadline is Friday September 12th at noon. Use the link for more details: -

www.harborough.gov.uk/info/200017/children_and_family_care/409/health_improvement/10

Any applications should demonstrate how they meet one or more of the following; More »

- Improved self reported mental health
- Increased awareness of Dementia and increased amount of dementia sufferers accessing services
- Decrease rural isolation
- Aid older people in living longer in their homes
- Increased number of children, young people and adults being active.
- Reduce prevalence of smoking, alcohol and substance misuse.
- Reduce % of obese individuals

Please contact Hollie Hutchinson on the contact details below if you would like further information.

Telephone: 01858 821289

Email: h.hutchinson@harborough.gov.uk » Less

Posted:
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.

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

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