Serving the people of Measham

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Online Shopping Awareness

Online shopping scams cost shoppers £15.4 million over the Christmas period last year.

New data from Action Fraud, the national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime, reveals that 28,049 shoppers were conned out of their money when shopping online over the Christmas period last year – an increase of almost two thirds (61 per cent) when compared to the same period in the previous year.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 10:19 by Dawn Roache

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Steady Steps

Steady Steps

Steady Steps

Free 24 week programme tailored to those who have previously fallen or worried about falling.

For those 65+ with less than 3 falls within the past 12 months.

Venues throughout the district

Start date: 20th October 2021

Tom.bodle@nwleicestershire.gov.uk for more info

Posted: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 10:28 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Community Information, Health & Wellbeing

Volunteer Befriending Co-ordinator (North West Leicestershire)

Volunteer Befriending Co-ordinator (North West Leicestershire)

Age UK Leicester Shire and Rutland is looking for a Coordinator to develop and oversee a befriending service for isolated older people in North West Leicestershire.


Applications are invited from individuals who have the ability to recruit volunteers and match them with older people who would benefit from ongoing support.

For more information... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 11:11 by Dawn Roache

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Friday Night Social

Friday Night Social

Friday Night Social

Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:31 by Dawn Roache

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Long Covid 1-1 Support

Starting September 2021, we are offering FREE Long Covid 1 to 1 support for over 18s in North West Leicestershire

• Flexible holistic support; improving mood, movement and wellbeing

• A body and mind, whole of life approach, tailored according to need

• 10 weeks of 1 hour sessions (via Zoom or at local community space) with dates/times and programme plan jointly agreed

• Led and facilitated... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:30 by Dawn Roache

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All Levels Yoga Classes

Wednesdays 5-6pm at Hugglescote Community Centre

FIND YOUR BALANCE SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS AND

ABILITIES- COME ALONG AND HAVE A GO!

Email Georgia James to book

Georgia.james@nwleicestershire.gov.uk First 6 sessions £1 eac

Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:26 by Dawn Roache

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Family Learning in Leicestershire

Interested in learning about child development ?

From September, Family Learning are running free 16 week courses with a qualification attached – Level 1or Level 2 Award in Skills for Working in Child Care Industries from the national awarding body Aim Awards (www.aimawards.org.uk).

We can offer the following units -

• The Intellectual and Language Development of Children

• Children's Social... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:19 by Dawn Roache

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Story Sticks

Parents, carers and children (Pre-school to Primary) have fun together at this free event*

• Join us in Snibston Colliery Park, and take part in creative activities

• Explore the woods and make a Journey Stick –a memento of your walk featuring items collected along the way (fallen items such as leaves, twigs, flowers, feathers, or anything else natural that you find)

• Search for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:18 by Dawn Roache

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Fire Cadet Programme

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue are promoting the Fire Cadet scheme. There are 12 spaces but if anyone drops out, they will contact the next person on the list, so it is worth putting your name forward even if you miss out initially.

The application form is attached. If anyone is interested, please complete the form, and email it to Charmaine.Jarvis@leics-fire.gov.uk or post it to the address at the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 10:42 by Dawn Roache

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Charity Fun Run

I am organising a charity fun run at Snibston Colliery Park (Coalville) on the 19th September, and I am looking for people who might want to volunteer to help. It would be working on the registration, marshalling, helping the activities on route and just generally cheering the runners on! It would be 7.30am – 12.30pm, but if people could only do a few hours that would be ok too.

We are of course... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 10:37 by Dawn Roache

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