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
Due to the inquiries that we have received , particularly from parents of our younger students, we have decided to add an additional week to our Easter programme, full details of which can be found by clicking the blue link above.
We look forward to seeing you soon
Leicestershire County Council in partnership with Harborough District Council, Job Centre Plus are organising a Jobs and Skills Fair at The Wycliffe Rooms in Lutterworth on the 5th February 2014 (11:00am – 3pm) to offer an opportunity for attendees to gather knowledge and information on a range of job opportunities at Magna Park and within the surrounding area.
We are trying to encourage as many employers as possible to attend the event to highlight the range of careers available locally to people who maybe out of work or wanting to improve their skills. More »
In addition we are proposing to hold a range of short seminars from CV writing through to starting your own business.
If you or any local business would like to have a stand or run a short seminar or you would like to know more about the event please contact Ray Hurst, Communities & Places Officer on 0116 305 5505 or email@example.com » Less
In Leicestershire we provide NHS complaints advocacy and IMCA – Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy. All POhWER's services are free, independent and confidential.
NHS Complaints Advocacy can support anyone who wishes to make a complaint about the service, care or treatment provided to them by the NHS.
People can self refer or Healthcare professionals, stakeholders and friends can refer to us –
- Via the web site www.pohwer.net
- By telephone on local rate number 0300 200 0084
- By email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- In writing at POhWER, PO Box 14043, Birmingham, B6 9BL. More »
If you refer someone, we only need the persons name and contact details (just a phone number is fine) and a note to say that they have asked to be referred to POhWER for help.
If you would like any further information about the NHS Complaints Advocacy or any other services POhWER provide, please contact Penny Bodger-Yates by email email@example.com » Less