7 Projects are successful in securing £15,000 at Hinckley Community Forum
On 19th June, over 80 local residents met to provisionally allocate £15,000 for projects in their local area. During an exciting an interactive evening, local residents from across Hinckley Forum area met to hear a two minute pitch from projects including summer activities for young people to developing a football team for adults with learning disabilities.
These groups will now work with Leicestershire County Council officers to ensure that each project meets the basic checks to qualify for public funding, before offer letters are issued. More »
On Tuesday 11th June 2013, locally-based John Cleveland College Community Woodheat Co-operative launched a community energy share offer allowing local people and organisations to become members and benefit from the installation of new renewable energy centres at the school.
The scheme will save over 400 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year and give investors a projected return averaging 9%, to enjoy the financial benefits of the operation.
Shares are valued at £1 each and each shareholder will have one vote, regardless of the size of the holding and can be purchased online or via post. More »
full details are available online and prospective shareholders can download the Share Offer document and get updates on the project by clicking on the link above. » Less
Street Scene Services at Hinckley & Bosworth Council has recently developed a strategy for ‘Clean Neighbourhoods’. The strategy will underpin the work of the council’s street cleansing service and has the overall aim of keeping the borough’s neighbourhoods clean and tidy. This strategy is now under consultation.
Due to your previous involvement in working towards cleaner and greener neighbourhoods, your thoughts and opinions towards this strategy would be valuable and very welcomed. More »
You can review the strategy document by following the link above. There is also an e-questionnaire available for you to click and provide your feedback and opinion.
The consultation closes at midnight on Sunday July 7th so please submit all questionnaire’s before then.
For more information contact;
Clean Neighbourhoods Officer
Street Scene Services
Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
Jubilee Building Depot, Fleming Road
Harrowbrook Ind. Est.
Hinckley LE10 3DU
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As part of Leicestershire County Council's Economic Growth priorities, the 2013/14 Capital Grant Programme is designed to help rural enterprise growth and development. Businesses are urged to bid for grant support which is designed to assist the rural economy and create local jobs.
A total of £100,000 is available to help small companies who work in the land-based, food and drink, tourism and creative sectors. The grants will be given out by Leicestershire Rural Partnership (LRP), which aims to improve life for those living and working in rural areas. More »
For further information concerning the programme, please download an application form and accompanying guidance notes or contact Peter McLaren, Policy & Partnerships Manager: Email; firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel; 0116 3053910.
Interested businesses should consider their eligibility as outlined in the 'scheme criteria' and follow the 'application process' as referenced within the guidance notes. Applications to this round of bids are requested by no later than 5.00pm, Wednesday, 10th July 2013 » Less