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LLR Prepared Week 2017

LLR Prepared Week 2017

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:21 by Emma Laban

LLR Prepared Week 2017 9 – 13 October

Are you prepared for emergencies?
Talk to the Experts

To mark LLR Prepared Week 2017 there will be a series of half hour midday webinars, each considering a separate aspect of preparing yourself for emergencies at home, at work and in your community. More »

The webinars will be FREE to attend and will take the format of a short tutorial presentation, followed by the opportunity to submit your questions to our experts.

SAVE THE DATES: The webinars will take place 12:00-12:30 daily during the week of 9th to 13th October. Subjects covered will include the following (order yet to be confirmed).

  • What's involved in being a Flood Warden?
  • Community Response Plans – tips and ideas for getting started
  • Protect your business from cyber crime
  • Preparing your family for emergencies
  • Getting ready for Winter

You will be able to join the webinars from a link on the LLR Prepared website (www.llrprepared.org.uk) - the full programme will be displayed on the website from 1 October onwards.

Join us on line and find out just how easy it is to get started! » Less

SHIRE Recycling Grants now available

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:12 by Emma Laban

Groups urged to apply for new recycling grants

Community groups and organisations across Leicestershire are being urged to apply for a new grant to help tackle household waste and boost recycling.

Leicestershire County Council has recently launched its SHIRE Recycling Grants for eligible organisations and community based projects to deliver local waste prevention, recycling or composting activities. More »

Grants of up to £3,000 will be available through the scheme, which has two rounds of funding, with applications for the first round closing on Tuesday, 31 October.

Blake Pain, cabinet member for waste, said: "We want organisations to come forward to make a difference in their community.

"The grant will hopefully help to reduce household waste, divert waste from disposal and optimise levels of recycling, reuse and composting in a cost effective way, while bringing residents and communities together."

Grants will be available for any not for profit:

  • Community groups;
  • Registered charities;
  • Town and parish councils;
  • Social businesses and enterprises; and
  • Schools, academies, colleges, universities or other academic institutions.

Projects could include ideas such as Give and Take events, community food waste cafés, bag for life projects, community composting projects and second hand toy libraries.

The second round will have a closing date of Wednesday, 31 January, 2018.

More information can be found by calling 0116 305 7005 or visiting https://www.leicestershirecommunities.org.uk/grants/recycling-grant.html » Less

Museum Open Day - "A huge success"

Museum Open Day - "A huge success"

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:21 by Emma Laban

Kegworth Museum would like to say a very big thank you to everyone who attended the "Hello Heritage" open day on Sunday 10 September, and for the generous donations received from visitors.The Museum estimates around 40 visitors, young and old, enjoyed the open day; the Museum gained some new members, and all of those who attended really enjoyed themselves.Sheila Sharpe from Kegworth Museum had this to say following the open day, "I would like to thank everyone who came for a marvellous day, especially those who came to assist from One Kegworth, Also, I would personally like to say a very special Thank You to Diane Powell, who came to assist as well, and who stayed outside to assist a lady who was making family history enquiries, but who could not come into the museum because she had had medical issues which meant that she could not enter old buildings. Diane spent a lot of time with this person, who was extremely grateful for Diane's assistance."Sheila and the Museum would also like to extend a big thank you to NWLDC for the opportunity given to the museum and other heritage centres in organising Hello Heritage.