East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group (ELR CCG) has today (Wednesday 26 February) launched a public consultation on proposals to improve local urgent care services.
Following dates are:
-Market Harborough - Thursday 27 February, 3.30pm-5pm
-Melton Mowbray - Thursday 6 March, 5.30pm-8pm
-Blaby - Thursday 13 March, 5.30pm-8pm
-Lutterworth - Thursday 20 March, 1.30pm-4pm
-Rutland - Wednesday 26 March, 1.30pm-4pm,
-Wigston - Thursday 3 April, 12noon-3pm
- Oadby - Friday 28 March 2014 10am More »
Our listening booth (a portable kiosk which goes out into the community to encourage people to leave their comments) will be out and about across our area. Dates arranged so far:
•Wednesday 26 February, 2pm–3pm
• Monday 3 March, 1pm–2.30pm, • Friday 7 March, from 10.30am
• Saturday 15 March from 10.30am, •Tuesday 4 March
• Monday 10 March, •Tuesday 18 March
For more information and venue details please click the blue link above
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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.
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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 email@example.com
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org » Less
Leicestershire County Council have today launched a Green Plaque Awards scheme in Leicestershire to recognise and celebrate the county’s rich cultural and historic heritage.
The countywide Green Plaque Awards scheme invites local residents to nominate and vote for people/places/events that they think are worthy of commemoration. Based on a set of criteria, they will be able to make nominations covering such themes as:
•Local heroes and famous people
•People/places with cultural and/or heritage connections
•Philanthropists, benefactors and entrepreneurs
•Buildings/places of historic and/or architectural importance.
People commemorated in Green Plaques must have been deceased for at least 20 years. The full Selection Criteria is set out on our website at: www.leics.gov.uk/greenplaques
Residents can nominate either by post, online or by picking up and dropping off a nomination form at any of the county libraries.
-Nominations close on 24 January 2014.
-The nominations will be short-listed to twelve by a panel of experts.
-The public will then be invited to vote for their favourites over a six week period.
-The six people/places with the most votes will then have plaques installed in their honour during a dedicated plaque commemoration event. More »
For more details, please contact Karen Wilde on email@example.com; tel: 0116 305 4112
Please find a nomination form attached. » Less