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.  

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.

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

Travel Insurance by the Independent Insurance Bureau

According to a survey conducted by the Association of British Travel Agents, 31% of people going on a skiing holiday do not have the correct type of holiday insurance policy. Insuring Winter Sports Holidays 

Alex’s Wish Wins Not-For-Profit Business Award

Alex’s Wish, the Rothley based charity who fundraise to research and find treatments and, ultimately, a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, won a prestigious local business award. 

Alex’s Wish Wins Not-For-Profit Business Award

Alex’s Wish, the Rothley based charity who fundraise to research and find treatments and, ultimately, a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, won a prestigious local business award. 

Ullesthorpe Golf Club – Captain's Charity 2015 - 2016

During the 2015/2016 season the Ullesthorpe Golf Club members raised a staggering £7,180 for charity. This amount was split across the two charities chosen by Captains, Anthony Hopewell and Pauline Dye. 

Menphys Annual Ball 2016

Menphys is a local charity that supports families and children with disabilities and complex health needs. This event was generously sponsored by Sandicliffe KIA and raised £3,500 for the local cause. 

Are you a knitter, or do you know one?

  Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland is once again calling for all knitters to join in The Big Knit this year to raise much-needed funds to help keep local older people warm and healthy this coming winter.

Get Your Home Ready For The Spring Rush

Local leading estate and lettings agent Spencers is gearing up for the traditional spring rush of home buyers to the market and the expected surge in activity.