Hinckley Community Forum Budgeting Workshop
PROJECT PROPOSAL DEADLINE 4th NOVEMBER
Leicestershire County Council has made funds available to all 25 Community Forums in the county.
The Hinckley Community forum will have £15,000 available per year for local communities to invest in local improvements of their choice.
We are looking for projects that can be delivered between January and the end of June 2012.
How can local communities get involved?
From 7th November you can check our website to view & comment on submitted Project Proposals and make suggestions on how the projects could be further improved or developed.
You can attend the Hinckley Community Forum Budget Workshop, scheduled for 24th November (6.30-9pm, venue tbc), where you can hear from all projects, discuss some projects in more detail and vote for your favourite projects.
PLEASE NOTE: Workshop spaces are limited and booking is essential. Registration opens on 7th November and will be on a first come, first served basis. You can register by clicking here or by calling 0116 3057034.
Please pass these dates on and help us to promote this chance to invest in local projects of your choice.
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"Big crowds expected at this years fireworks event!
Oak FM presenters with Oakey Bear will be entertaining the crowds at the LOROS Hospice Charity Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday 5th November at Mallory Park race track.
The Kirkby Mallory skies will be transformed with thousands of Fireworks, this great event, will captivate both children and adults alike.
Free on-site parking will open at 5.30pm, with professional singer Molly Smitten Downes, over 100 stunt Trucks, and Oak FM, and other amazing entertainment at 6:30pm, the Bonfire will be lit at 7:30pm, followed by the firework display at 8:00pm. More »
As well as a huge bonfire and impressive fireworks on the night there also be a fairground, stalls, food and a bar guaranteed to make a fantastic night of family fun.
To skip the queues the organisers would recommend purchasing advance tickets (Adults £4.00, concessions £2.50 and family tickets £12.50) available from all local LOROS shops, Edmund and Slater shops, The Mallory Park and Kirkby Mallory General Store. Listen out for ticket giveaways and singing competitions on Oak FM 107 & 107.9 and on www.oak-fm.co.uk. Tickets can also be bought on the LOROS website by going to www.loros.co.uk/fundraising.
Tickets will also be sold on the gate (Adults £6.00, concessions £3.00)" » Less
Join us at these information sharing events, where we will provide
details about Leicestershire County Council’s Community Forum
Budgets, the Big Society Grant Fund and funding related advice
for community organisations and representatives.
We would like to encourage community members and community
groups to come along to find out more about what the County
Council and its partners are doing to support development of the
Leicestershire County Council is making £320,000 available through the network of 25 Community Forums for local communities to invest in projects of their choice. Residents and community groups can get directly involved and put their project ideas forward, comment on other proposals and vote on their favourites.
If you have an idea for a project that will benefit and improve your local area and your community, now is the time to submit a Project Proposal Form. At Community Forum Budget workshops later this Winter, these ideas will be prioritised for a share of the funds. Before that, there will be a chance to view the project proposals and to make your comments and suggestions. To find out more about how you can get involved, please visit http://www.leicestershireforums.org/cfb or call 0116 30 57034.