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Posted:
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:04am

The first Your SHIRE Community Grant Support Workshops are set to take place very soon:

  • Tuesday 23rd September at Kibworth High School, Smeeton Road, Kibworth LE8 0LG
  • Thursday 25th September at County Hall, Leicester Road, Glenfield LE3 8RA

If you would like to discuss a project idea in more detail, require assistance to fill out an application or would just like to know more, you can drop in at any time between 6:30pm and 8:30pm.

The Your SHIRE Community Grant is a new approach to helping local groups and organisations to provide community services and activities that support, young, old or vulnerable people, help promote their independence and reduce demand for public services. More »

Further information about the grant scheme can be found by CLICKING HERE » Less

Posted:
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:48am
Have your say on the proposed communities strategy

There’s just over a month to go for you to have your say on the proposed new approach to working with communities.

The consultation is taking place until noon on 1 September and full details are on www.leics.gov.uk/communities_strategy.

The council is carrying out a consultation on how it will

  • Help people and communities to support themselves and vulnerable people, reducing the demand on public services
  • Devolve services – increase the ability of community groups to take over, or work more closely with services currently delivered by the council
  • Ensure voluntary groups support the council to deliver its priorities on service devolution and help for vulnerable people.

For full details and to complete the survey visit www.leics.gov.uk/communities_strategy.

Posted:
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:12am
Rural Businesses & Communities - We Need Your Help!

The Leicestershire Rural Partnership are holding two consultation events to enable them to work together with stakeholders to develop a bid which if successful will help them to support rural businesses and communities in East Leicestershire.

The two consultation events will be held on:-

Tuesday, 5th August, 6:30-8:45 @ Kibworth Grammar School Hall, LE8 0EW Wednesday, 6th August, 6:30-8:45 @ Waltham on the Wolds Village Hall, LE14 4AG

If you are a business or community group and would like to take part, please email Daniel.Fowell@leics.gov.uk or call 0116 3053378, specifying which event you would like to event. More »

Further information can be found at www.oakleaves.org.uk or by viewing the poster below. » Less

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Posted:
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:11pm

From 7 April until noon on 7 July 2014 Leicestershire County Council is consulting on the library service. Full details can be found online at: www.leics.gov.uk/haveyoursay/futurelibraries.

Due to demand we have arranged a further community partnership workshop in Huncote: -

• Wednesday 2 July: The Pavilion, Sportsfield Lane, Huncote, LE9 3BN

Start at 6.15pm and finish at 8.30pm. Doors open from 6.00pm.

You can register by emailing futurelibraries@leics.gov.uk or call 0116 305 7034.

The proposed community partnership library service would enable community groups and organisations to manage their local library in partnership with the county council. The library is staffed and managed by volunteers with support, such as book stock, training and IT maintenance provided by the county council. More »

Should you have any further enquires or comments about community libraries then www.leics.gov.uk/community_partnership_libraries or about the consultation email futurelibraries@leics.gov.uk or phone 0116 305 7034. » Less

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