Leicester is known for being a young city, 27% of the population are between the ages of 0 and 19, but one in three live within the official definition of child poverty.
Bobby Dhanjal Wealth Management ,a local Leicester business is playing a key role in tackling the problem. Read more ...
Big Local Round 2 Grants Now Open
Big Local is a national programme run by the Local Trust and funded by Big Lottery.
£50,000 of grants are available to both residents and local groups working to improve the lives of St Matthews residents. Residents and groups will be able to apply for grants of between £100 and £10,000.
VAL will be working with St Matthews Big Local to administer the grants programme. Read more ...