Author: Dawn Roache
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Gresley Male Voice choir are on the way back!
When lockdown was first introduced back in 2020, South Derbyshire's Male Voice Choir took to our PC's, Tablets and Phones across South Derbyshire, East Staffordshire, and North West Leicestershire areas, to continue to rehearse via Zoom.
Rehearsing on a Wednesday and Friday nights led by our conductor Karl Harper, even going as far as learning... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 12:54 by Dawn Roache
Construction on site is progressing well, with the first phase of earthworks and excavations completed and work now well underway on the buildings for the site's future occupiers DSV Group and Jaguar Land Rover.
The first of the buildings to be completed will be DSV Group's plot to the north east of the site, towards the A444, which is expected to be finished at the end of the summer. The first of the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 09:21 by Dawn Roache
We have a number of exciting vacancies which will include supporting us to deliver our new and expanded activity to tackle loneliness, improve mental wellbeing and to strengthen the voluntary and community sector across Leicestershire, Rutland and surrounding rural areas.
Details of our approach to recruitment and details of how to apply are attached and available at www.ruralcc.org.uk/jobs.
Posted: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 10:37 by Dawn Roache
Longer Health and Wellbeing walks last around 90mins so are suitable for those already active & who want to improve fitness
Normal Start Car park Behind Library
Thursdays at 10.30am
* Phone or Email to Confirm Advisable*
Due to Uneven Paths and Possibilty of Mud. Good Footwear is Essential
We are a friendly group and we welcome you to join us
Get Active in the Forest
Janet 07547 901513 Val or Ian 07956... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 09:15 by Dawn Roache
Wednesday 22nd April saw the successful launch of the Rural Coffee Connect project with a fantastic turnout at the Markfield Community and Sports Centre.
The Rural Community Council (RCC) team offered drinks to guests whilst sharing the exciting plans for the van during spring, summer and beyond. A resident of Markfield mentioned "Shrugging-off the rather cold and windy weather, an invited group of... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 11:25 by Dawn Roache
DO YOU LIVE IN AUSTREY, MEASHAM, SHENTON OR WHITWICK?
ARE YOU AGED UNDER 25?
DO YOU HAVE TO PAY FOR TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, FEES, BOOKS, TRAVELLING EXPENSES etc., TO HELP WITH YOUR TECHNICAL OR VOCATIONAL STUDIES OR EDUCATION?
Are you in need of financial help? Would up to £200 help?
THEN APPLY TO THIS CHARITY FOR A GRANT!
Grab an application form by
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Posted: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 16:43 by Dawn Roache
Following on from the successful (and partially famous!) Night at the Movies, Hospice Hope are delighted to introduce a summer event, to reflect our re-engagement with the outdoors.
Do you know someone in North West Leicestershire living with a medical condition which affects day-to-day life? You can nominate them to receive A Day In The Garden pack, complete with gardening gloves, seeds and a selection... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 12:11 by Dawn Roache
Trading Standards has received reports of traders in the Ashby-de-la-Zouch area of the county cold calling residents offering drive way work.
Whilst you may have received a 'good price' and been advised that work can start straight away, be on guard. Traders often working in this way can over charge, prices increase and the work is often substandard.
They may provide you with some form of paperwork,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 11:44 by Dawn Roache
Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order on the area's listed below to include temporary road closures, temporary speed restrictions, temporary implementation of no over-taking to enable surface dressing works to be carried out safely.
Please note these works are weather dependant. Surface dressing season commences 19th April 2021 until 31st August 2021.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 14:05 by Dawn Roache
- Transition Loughborough has received a SHIRE Environment Grant from Leicestershire County Council to run online Carbon Literacy courses during 2021. These courses will run in May and June and invite residents to learn about the climate crisis and ways that individuals and communities can tackle it. Anyone living, working and/or studying in Leicestershire is welcome to sign up: www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/transition-loughborough-17009317560... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:23 by Dawn Roache