September 18th, 2015This years Leicester Marathon is in need of 250 volunteers.
Loros, the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland hospice are encouraging people to sign up as volunteers at Victoria Park and along the route.
Last year around 4000 runners took part in the annual event, which this year takes place on...By September 18th, 20150 comments
May 19th, 2015Over £3000 has been raised at a charity event in Leicester for the victims of the Nepal earthquake.
Nepalese restaurant, Everest Dine on Belgrave Gate organised the event to raise funds and awareness to support those who are suffering from the aftermath of the earthquake which happened on the 25...By May 19th, 20150 comments
May 7th, 2015Staff and students at the University of Leicester climbed the height of Mount Everest on Wednesday by ascending over 46,000 steps to raise money for the Nepal earthquake appeal.
They climbed the tallest building on campus over 359 times in honour of those killed in tragedy, including Leicester student Eve...By May 7th, 20150 comments
May 2nd, 2015On Friday, Leicester's Sikh community came together to raise money and donate much needed items to support the relief efforts for victims of the Nepal Earthquake.
Working alongside UK charity Khalsa Aid as part of a national mobilisation, a collection of key items such as Hand Sanitizer, Wet Wipes, Dried Baby...By May 2nd, 20150 comments
February 17th, 2015A charity donation was up for grabs today as participants flipped their way to the finish line at Leicester Market's pancake day race.
The event was organised to raise awareness for Leicestershire charity LOROS which provides care for terminally ill patients and their families. A £100 was donated to the charity by the Leicester...By February 17th, 20150 comments
February 16th, 2015A Leicester based charity which performs heart surgery on children in India has raised £50,000 at a Valentine's day ball.
Healing Little Hearts, held a valentine's ball on Saturday evening called 'Give with Love' to raise much-needed funds to send specialist healthcare teams to India to perform critical heart surgery on...By February 16th, 20150 comments
February 10th, 2015Three Leicestershire organisations have pledged support to the Leicester LGBT centre.
The Leicester Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Centre is looking to find 12 organisations in the city who would each pay £10,000 in return for education, advice and training for staff.
Leicester City Council became the first...By February 10th, 20150 comments
January 7th, 2015
Plans for a multi-million pound regeneration of Leicester's Waterside have been unveiled by Leicester's City Mayor.
The 15 year plan sets out to transform the 60-hectare area around the River Soar and Frog Island and provide high quality housing, business developments, as well as improvements...By January 7th, 20150 comments
January 6th, 2015Leicestershire County Council are urging residents to think twice before throwing things away this January and adopt a 'reuse resolution' instead.
Following on from the Christmas period, many people often have a New Year clear-out and don’t know what to do with old, broken or unwanted items.
The council want to...By January 6th, 20150 comments
November 20th, 2014The theft of lead from church roofs continues to be a major problem in Leicestershire. Just this week over 3 tonnes of lead was stolen from St. Mary's Church in Cotesbach near Lutterworth.
Liz Hudson, communications director for the Diocese of Leicester said "Fundamentally it has a huge impact on finances, the lead cannot...By November 20th, 20140 comments
July 29th, 2014Celebrated over four days, during the holy month of Ramadhan, the now annual Ramadhan festival has raised thousands of pounds to send humanitarian aid to Gaza and Syria. The festival which took place at The Spinney on Frisby Road from the 24th - 27th of July had attracted people from all over the country.
The...By July 29th, 20140 comments
July 7th, 2014On 11 June, a fund raising dinner took place at the Leicester Tigers Welford Road stadium, hosted by local solicitors Gateley in support of local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust.
The Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) is a charity set up in memory of Leicester teenager Joe Humphries, who was a victim of...By July 7th, 20140 comments
June 18th, 2014Two art students from Leicester have produced an art piece inspired by the late Stephen Sutton.
Callum Sholl and Mustafa Abdulkadir were inspired by Stephen, who raised more than £4million for charity before he died last month.
They were moved by his dedication to raising funds for the charity that...By June 18th, 20140 comments
May 27th, 2014University of Leicester hosts the Heartbeat ball to celebrate its new research medical facility, its biggest ever project
On Thursday 22 May the University of Leicester hosted the 2014 Heartbeat Ball; the evening of glittering entertainment in the city’s cultural quarter supported the new medical Centre. The...By May 27th, 20140 comments
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