Leicestershire Service of Remembrance 2018

We warmly welcome you and your families and friends to come and join us and the EAGA Gospel Choir for a special service to remember all our babies and children who are no longer with us.

Nadiya Hussain, Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry are the star TV chefs lined up to share their culinary expertise at this year’s Chatsworth Country Fair (31 August-2 September).

Along with an exciting mix of young and established chefs from Derbyshire, Sheffield and Yorkshire showcasing their expertise across the three days, the trio will be a huge draw for the thousands of visitors who flock each year to what is one of England’s most spectacular annual outdoor events.  

RSPB and Barratt Extend Partnership to Give Nature a Home

david wilson homes and the rspb will work together to boost biodiversity and promote wildlife. through such initiatives as hedgehog highways, bee friendly planting and swift bricks, the aim of the partnership is to help all forms of wildlife and nature on new housing developments. 

Annual Golf Day for LOROS Hospice

The hugely successful annual Golf Day for LOROS Hospice is now in its 12th year and has raised over £110,000 so far, which could be used to cover the cost of Day Therapy for 55 days, or to cover the cost of a specialist nurse for three years. 

This Monday marked the first day of the lambing season for us. Over the next 6 weeks we will have 300 sheep to lamb and take care of. We are hopeful that the weather will pick up so we can turn the sheep out quite quickly. However, with it being so wet and cold, the grass just hasn’t grown.

Nick Sone, a Financial Controller at Leicester’s Hospitals and Simon Pizzey, Head of Planning and Strategic Commissioning for East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG are running the London Marathon on 22 April 2018 to raise vital funds for Leicester Hospitals Charity and awareness of Red2Green. 

‘Spring Challenges’

Springtime is upon us which brings a different set of challenges to rural police officers... 

The Strategy Behind Strategic Land

Are you the owner of land located on the edge of a built-up area, town or village? Yes? - Did you know you could be sitting on a low-risk opportunity that could be an immense financial asset and assist the housing crisis in your community. 

Ahead Of New EPC Laws, Brits Still Unaware Of Their Impact

New research has emerged revealing a number of staggering misconceptions around how Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) ratings can impact a property’s environmental footprint and save a landlord or tenant money. 

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

‘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.