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BACA helps young asylum seekers with sports project

With funding of £1,498 from the Leicestershire Fund, BACA was able to provide weekly sports sessions to 25 unaccompanied asylum seeking children for a period of six months. The sessions covered  football, badminton, squash, ice skating, table tennis, […]

Schizophrenic Support group members enjoy trip to Butlins

With funding of £2,480 from the Ian & Caroline McAlpine Fund, the Schizophrenic Support Group was able to take 14 members and two carers on a four night holiday to Butlin’s Skegness. The funding covered accommodation, half board […]

Leicester Caribbean Cricket Club expands youth programme

With £1,262 funding received from the William Colton Youth Sport Fund, Leicester Caribbean Cricket Club has been able to significantly progress its youth programme. When it was started in 2014, the youth programme had 15 participants, today it […]

VASL provides positive experiences for young carers

Voluntary Action South Leicestershire has been running the Young Carers Activity Group for 12-17 year olds in Market Harborough for several years, and has now started welcoming eleven year olds whose siblings are already members. The group provides […]

Junior javelins help children train for annual competition

With funding of £1,500 from the William Colton Youth Sport Fund, Saffron Athletics has been able to purchase junior sized javelins and other sporting equipment to enable children to learn the run, jump and throw ethos of athletics. […]

Free workshops for women interested in starting a business

CASE (Co-operative & Social Enterprise Development Agency) are running a series of free to access workshops for women interested in starting up their own business in Coalville. The workshops are aimed at all types of business, but in […]

Education boost at Charnwood Learning Centre

Charnwood Learning Centre supports disadvantaged children and their families through education, running after-school and weekend classes to help children with their core subjects, Mathematics and English. The Centre also accommodates children who are excluded from local schools and […]