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COVID-19 Winter Support Funding Available for Youth Organisations in England

COVID-19 Winter Support Funding Available for Youth Organisations in England

Funding is available to youth organisations in England to help ensure services providing vital support can remain open.

A new fund for local and national youth organisations, designed to help mitigate the impact of lost income during the winter period due to the coronavirus pandemic, is open for applications.

Applications will be accepted from grassroots youth clubs, uniformed youth groups, and national... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:07 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: COVID-19, Community

Vaccinators needed - help us overcome the virus

Vaccinators needed - help us overcome the virus

Healthcare professionals are being asked to come forward to help administer the Covid-19 vaccines in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

A number of new vaccination centres are being set up, and each one requires dozens of staff to administer the jabs.

Any registered healthcare professional can play a part after appropriate training – most of which they can do online at home. Retired professionals... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:16 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: COVID-19, Community

Hinckley & Bosworth Community Transport Provision for Covid-19 Vaccine

Hinckley & Bosworth Community Transport Provision for Covid-19 Vaccine

Please see poster with regards to transport provision for those who have been called to receive their Covid-19 Vaccine. This transport will be free for those who do not have any way of getting to the centre safely themselves.

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 11:31 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: COVID-19, Community

ANOTHER COVID SCAM TO BE AWARE OF

ANOTHER COVID SCAM TO BE AWARE OF

Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards have been made aware of yet another Covid related scam via text. The below suggests that the text has come from Leicestershire County Council when it has not. The following post has been put out onto our Facebook page and can be found at:

https://www.facebook.com/leicstradingstandards/?view_public_for=469995703756810

Leicestershire County Council Trading... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 10:57 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: COVID-19, Community

CORONAVIRUS SCAM

CORONAVIRUS SCAM

Leicestershire Trading Standards have been made aware of a scam, whereby, members of the public receive a text message advising that they are eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine. They are then encouraged to provide various personal information. The following is now posted on our Trading Standards Facebook page, please feel free to distribute as appropriate:

Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 09:25 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: COVID-19

Scam warning: Fake DPD emails and texts

Scam warning: Fake DPD emails and texts

Action Fraud has seen a surge in reports relating to fake emails and texts purporting to be from DPD. The messages claim that DPD was "unable to deliver your parcel today" and provide instructions on how the recipient can arrange another delivery. The links in the emails and texts lead to fake websites that are designed to steal money, as well as personal and financial information.

Victims of this scam... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 09:06 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community, Trading Standards

Barwell Parish Council spreads Christmas cheer

Barwell Parish Council spreads Christmas cheer

Barwell Parish Council has helped spread the seasonal spirit, giving specially prepared Christmas parcels to people who needed a bit of festive cheer after a very difficult year.

The authority partnered with a number of community groups to help put the parcels together and hand deliver them to households across the village. They included some goodies, Christmas crackers, something for children, a Christmas... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 14:40 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Christmas, Community

Wishing all residents a Happy Christmas and a safe and peaceful New Year

Wishing all residents a Happy Christmas and a safe and peaceful New Year

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR CLOSURE

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 12:30 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Christmas, Community

HELP FOR LOCAL PUBS

HELP FOR LOCAL PUBS

A new scheme supporting struggling rural pubs is being launched by Leicestershire County Council.The initiative will see the council offering a one-off payment of £1,000 to support small village pubs which are unable to open their doors over the festive period.Thought to be the only one of its kind in the country, it is designed to keep people in jobs, maintain the role of the pub as a community... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 12:09 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Christmas, Community

Winter Wellbeing and Mental Health Support for People in Leicestershire and Rutland

Winter Wellbeing and Mental Health Support for People in Leicestershire and Rutland

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Mental Health Wellbeing and Recovery Service works to support individuals and communities where there are people struggling with their mental health. We recognise that winter and Christmas in particular can be a difficult time and even more so in 2020/21 with the Covid pandemic and restrictions – that is okay and a normal response to the situation that these... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 12:07 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Christmas, Community, health

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