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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 3:55pm

Leicestershire County Council has launched a £124,000 SHIRE Community Building Grant Fund to support Community Buildings across Leicestershire.

A maximum £6000 grant and or £4000 loan can be offered to constituted management groups who manage community buildings in Leicestershire.

There is a mix of funding available to cover both capital work – improvements for buildings – and support for business planning, advice and training - improvements in how the buildings are run.

Leicestershire County Council is looking to support costs of: More »

•Major repairs, such as new roofs and floors:
•Improvements that increase Community Building capacity or enable wider usage such as extensions and internal refits.
•Acquisition of buildings (via purchase or long lease) in order to provide a community facility.
•Construction of new Community Buildings.
•Training and development of the committee members, volunteers and staff running Community Buildings
•Support with strengthening governance, developing business plans and community consultation.

Applications will be considered by a Grants Panel. For applications to be considered by the next panel meeting in December, applications need to be submitted by Wednesday 20th of November.

For more details about the fund and how to apply, please visit

or contact Andy Hayes 0116 305 7269 » Less

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 1:28pm
Make your Voice Count

Help us set our strategic priorities for Leicestershire

Come along to one of our consultation events and tell us about your experiences and issues on the health and social care services you receive.

Until the end of November 2013 Healthwatch Leicestershire (HWL) will be engaged in setting its priorities. These will be used so HWL can focus on the key concerns of your community about health and social care services, and ensure that the public has a voice in the planning and design of services.

Tell us about your experience of services such as:
• GPs and practices
• Mental health services
• Hospitals
• Social care
• Community health services
• Carers services
• Children and young people’s services More »

We will use the information you give us to help identify five key local issues that matter to your community. These issues will be the focus of our work to improve health and social care services for people living in Leicestershire.

Book onto your local event:

Hinckley and Bosworth - Tuesday 5 November 2pm - 4pm

Or call 0116 2574 999 or email info@healthwatchleics.co.uk » Less

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 4:02pm

Nominate a sporting star, dedicated volunteer/coach or your team of the year!
Local Sport Alliances (LSA), in conjunction with Local Authorities and their local media outlets, are holding Sports Awards evenings to showcase and celebrate the achievements of local individuals and clubs in sport and physical activity over the last 12 months.

Nominations are sought to highlight the great developments in sport and physical activity that are happening at a local level across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. Now's the time to acknowledge those sporting achievements of teams and individuals that compete in sport and honour the dedicated volunteers and coaches who work tirelessly behind the scenes. More »

8 local award ceremonies will take place across Leicester-Shire & Rutland and winners from certain categories will feed into the Leicester Mercury Awards 2013.

Nominate from 7th October 2013 » Less

Mon, 16 Sep 2013 9:12am
Dementia and Hinckley & Bosworth… join the conversation


Tuesday 8th October 2013, 9am – 1.45pm, Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley, LE10 1QU

For further details see flyer attached or to secure your place, please email Katherine Brown at beautyandutilityarts@hotmail.co.uk with the subject headline October 8th or call on (07908) 750187

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