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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

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 2:46pm
Jobs Skill Fair

The George Ward Centre, Church Lane, Barwell, Leics,
LE9 8DG on 8th October 2013 (3.30pm – 7pm)

Look to the future with the latest local jobs and training opportunities!

Meet local employers
There’ll be displays and people to talk to about employment and apprenticeship opportunities – including engineering, construction, logistics, retail and lots more. Some employers will have job vacancies on the day that you can find out more about and take an application form.

Find out about training courses and volunteering
There are loads of courses and volunteering opportunities available across the borough for people who are out of work and want to develop new skills to widen their employment opportunities – as well as for people in work who want to try something new. A variety of local training providers will be on hand to let you know what’s on offer and how to get help deciding what’s right for you. More »

Talk to the experts
Throughout the afternoon, recruitment and business experts will be on hand for practical help and advice.

This event is being organised in partnership with Leicestershire County Council and Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council as part of a County wide programme of Jobs & Skills Fairs so look out for future events in your area. » Less

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:59am

Post Office branches in England (excluding Crown branches) can now apply to receive up to £10,000 to support a new scheme or service for their local community.
These could include:
•Classes in key skills such as reading, languages or the Internet
•Mentoring and advice service for local small businesses, or display space for local producers
•Partnership with a local charity to provide a meeting space, notice board and other forms of support
•A hub or meeting space for community groups involved in local issues, such as neighbourhood planning
If you have an idea you’d like your Post Office to support, download and print the PDF, write down your idea, take it into your Post Office and have a conversation with the sub-postmaster or branch manager about what you could do together to benefit the local community.
Sub-postmasters can find out more including how to apply on subspaceonline.co.uk. Deadline for applications is Friday 18 October 2013.
The Fund is a result of a partnership between the Department for Communities and Local Government and Post Office Ltd. It is limited to supporting a maximum of 20 schemes across the country (England only) in 2013/14.
Winning bids will be selected by a panel compromising Post Office Ltd, Department for Communities and Local Government, and others. Judging will take place in autumn with the successful schemes announced shortly after.
If you have any questions, email communities@postoffice.co.uk

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