Tags: County Council
New provision for SEND pupils
Planning, building and refurbishment work at 15 new "resource bases" has continued over the summer as part of the County Council's commitment to invest more than £30 million in local provision for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). This will create almost 700 extra places, some of which have already opened for the start of the academic... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 13:00 by Julie Lovatt
As you may or may not be aware fuel poverty is an issue within the UK and due to studies between 2015/16 performed by PHE (Public Health England) we are seeing increased winter deaths at a level of around 410 within Leicestershire and around 30% of these (average 125 ) can be attributed to cold homes. We as a service would like to try and prevent some or all of these needless deaths by providing information... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:00 by Julie Lovatt
Leicestershire Police launches second phase of Modern Slavery campaign
A series of pop up events are being held across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland this week to raise awareness of modern slavery and promote the support that is available for victims.
The events are being run by the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Modern Day Slavery Action Group (LLRMSAG) which is supported by a range of... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:15 by Julie Lovatt
Leicestershire County Council are offering training to play and leisure providers to support the inclusion of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in their local community activities and clubs.
Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 11:00 by Julie Lovatt
New Strategy to tackle substance misuse
Leicestershire County Council is consulting on a proposed new Substance Misuse Strategy, which will see the authority look at working with partners to improve the wellbeing of the county's population. Details of this and other consultations are available on the Council's website and may be found by searching: Leicestershire County Council Current Consultations.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:30 by Julie Lovatt
Carers Week 2019
Carers Week took place between 10th and 16th June across the UK, and to celebrate the occasion Leicestershire County Council joined forces with partners to draw attention to how important caring is, and to get carers better connected to support available in their communities.
The theme for this year's awareness campaign was getting carers connected to advice and information as well as... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:30 by Julie Lovatt
As you may be aware, the County Council has developed a new Passenger Transport Policy and Strategy (PTPS) to ensure its passenger transport provision is fit for purpose and cost-effective. These enable the Council to review all of the bus services it financially supports and to assess the case for continued support against the Strategy scoring system.
The review of Service 27 – Loughborough to... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:00 by Julie Lovatt
22nd May 2019
I am grateful to Sileby Parish Council for the suggestion that I write a blog to be posted on the website. I hope it will provide a useful means of communication and I should welcome any feedback about it.
New County Council Chairman
May is the month in which Leicestershire County Council elects a new Chairman for the year. Mrs. Pam Posnett MBE was elected the 45th Chairman of the Council... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 12:00 by Julie Lovatt