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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 9:38am

Tuesday 18 March, Roman Way Community Centre, Market Harborough

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 0116 305 2398 More »

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.

For more information visit: www.nutritionandhydrationweek.co.uk

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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:15pm
Lutterworth Jobs and Skills Fair

Lutterworth Jobs and Skills fair took place at Wycliffe Rooms, George Street on Wednesday 5th February 2014, which attracted 138 attendees.

There were 24 stands including BT, Waitrose, the Army and many agencies which represent Magna Park Businesses.

There were 3 seminars avaialble on the day based on CV Writing, Interview techniques and How to Start your Own Business. 37 people attended the sessions overall with good feedback from the organisations that facilitated the sessions.

Local Councillor and Chairman of LCC Rosita Page also attended. More »

Many agencies successfully booked follow up interviews with people who visited them on the day.

If you need any further information, please contact Ray Hurst on 0116 3055505 or ray.hurst@leics.gov.uk

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Nim Mawee
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 1:58pm

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.

Fri, 24 Jan 2014 1:26pm

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

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