Local Charity Helps Put Cardiac Health on National Sports Agenda

The independent Duty of Care in Sport review, which was led by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, advocates more training and better awareness of cardiac health to help protect people - especially young people - who play sport. 

Ideal Building and Joinery Services

It’s been an exciting start to the summer for Ideal Building & Joinery Services. As well as commencing several new projects on residential properties across Leicestershire and neighbouring counties they have also been undertaking the installation of a swimming pool for an existing client. 

Library Donation Is Helping To Create Dementia Friendly Community

In support of Dementia Awareness Week, local company Home Instead Charnwood, which provides home care and companionship services for older people across Charnwood, Leicester and Loughborough donated copies of their dementia care book, Confidence to Care, to their local Loughborough and Syston Librar

5000 Poppies Project Fed Square April 2015, Photographer Patrick Redmond

Acclaimed landscape designer Phillip Johnson has teamed up with the creators of the 5000 Poppies Project to showcase a vast tribute of almost 300,000 handcrafted poppies at 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show from 24-28 May 2016.

"Christmas in Uppingham" late night shopping is an annual community event organised by the not-for-profit Uppingham Town Partnership, local retailers and volunteers. This year's event is held on Thursday 3rd December between 5.30pm and 9pm.

‘On your bike’ for Liver and Pancreatic Cancer

Leicester’s Hospitals’ staff and their patients, friends and family are aiming to raise £25,000 as they prepare for the 5th Annual Liver & Pancreas Cancer Research 100 mile Charity Bike Ride from Leicester to Hunstanton on Saturday 24 June 2017 followed by a ‘Survivors BBQ’ on Sunday 25 June hos

Leading UK Housebuilder Launches Nottingham Business

Persimmon Homes has launched its 29th region in britain, with its new Persimmon homes Nottingham headquarters in mansfield.  The establishment of this business will bring new homes to towns where they are needed, said managing director, Neil follows. 

Could you volunteer at Leicester’s Hospitals in 2017?

With the New Year in full swing, we are looking for volunteers to join our team at Leicester’s Hospitals. You can find out more at our free Marvellous Medicine talk on Wednesday 25 January at Leicester General Hospital between 6-8pm.  

Disability Charity Enrych Celebrates Thirty Years of Enriching Lives

Enrych, previously Ryder Cheshire Volunteers, is celebrating three decades of tackling the social isolation and low self-esteem often experienced by people with a disability.  Set up by husband and wife Leonard Cheshire and Sue Ryder in 1986, the charity has a ‘rych’ heritage. 

Disability Charity Enrych Celebrates Thirty Years of Enriching Lives

Enrych, previously Ryder Cheshire Volunteers, is celebrating three decades of tackling the social isolation and low self-esteem often experienced by people with a disability.  Set up by husband and wife Leonard Cheshire and Sue Ryder in 1986, the charity has a ‘rych’ heritage. 

Abbey Amble Set to Bring in Sponsorship Money

Finding ways to raise badly needed funds is always a challenge, but this year Launde Abbey is hoping to help local schools, churches and other charity groups in a 50:50 sponsored walk, with fundraising shared between Launde Abbey, the retreat house for the Dioceses of Leicester and Peterborough, and