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Anand Mangal group programme develops with Sports Relief

Older BME women in Leicestershire are represented and supported by Anand Mangal, a community group which works to promote the reduction of isolation. Language barriers and loneliness often leave these women at a disadvantage in the local community, […]

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Leicestershire & Rutland Community Foundation is taking part in Vital Signs for the first time this year – an initiative originally pioneered by Community Foundations of Canada in 2006, and adapted more recently for the UK. Vital Signs […]

FareShare project addresses real issue of holiday hunger

With a grant of £5,000 from the Comic Relief Local Communities fund, FareShare East Midlands was able to address the issue of ‘holiday hunger’ in Leicester, which is gaining more recognition nationally. The grant contributed towards the core […]

Exploring emotions and colours with Wriggle Dance Theatre

With funding of £1500 from the John Laing Foundation and Leicestershire Fund, Wriggle Dance Theatre was able to run a series of workshops across Leicestershire to tie in with a performance held at the Attenborough Arts Centre in […]

PROSTaid support group set up for Rutland

PROSTaid is a prostate cancer charity that funds prostate cancer specialist nurses in Urology at the point of diagnosis, in Oncology and Palliative care, and also runs support groups in Leicestershire where local men who have themselves been […]

Drum & Brass summer music week success

With funding of £2,425 from the Leicestershire Fund, Drum and Brass was able to stage a summer music week for young people who were given the chance to play modern and traditional music in a full orchestra, bands […]

Growing with New Leaf Triangle

New Leaf Triangle is a Community Interest Company that provides a fun, supportive, stress-free,  natural  learning environment to help individuals  of all ages to ‘grow’ and cope with life’s challenges. They provide educational & therapeutic sessions for individuals, […]

Scout Group enhances annual gangshow with PA system

With a contribution of £100 from the Hitachi Capital Fund, 1st Gilmorton Scouts was able to purchase a PA system to ensure its annual stage performances can be fully heard and appreciated by attendees. The group currently consists […]