Entries by Alison Jolley

Thank you to our recent funder – The Postcode Community Trust

Young Leicestershire Ltd has received £19,569.00 thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The funding boost from Postcode Community Trust will enable Young Leicestershire Ltd to deliver four free Passport to Volunteering training courses and ongoing project support to community youth projects across Leicester and Leicestershire. This will provide a level one accreditation for up […]

Charity Golf Day raises over £1,400

Each year we host a charity open golf day which is followed by an evening meal and then an award ceremony for the winning teams. This year we had a great turn out and even managed to raise over £1,400. Young Leicestershire would like to personally thank each individual who attended on the day and made […]

Positive Outcomes From 2014 / 15

Over the course of the year, Young Leicestershire and it’s affiliated clubs have achieved many positive outcomes, thanks to the hard working, dedicated staff and volunteers. Blaby Youth Club 100 young people feel healthier and happier. 6 young people completed the national 100 Mile Canoe Challenge. 120 young people participated in positive activities on a Friday […]

Club Peer Support Programme

We have been thinking of ways to support our clubs who are coping with increased pressure and limited resources.  We have considered ways to support each other and provide local advice on funding, policy writing and everyday issues.  We would like to set up a buddying system where two or more clubs can buddy up, […]

Glenfield Youth Centre and New Parks Club for Young People!

Combining resources and staff, the New Parks Club for Young People and Glenfield Youth Centre have been working collaboratively to provide new opportunities and activities for the young people of Glenfield. The two youth centres have been working closely together on Wednesday evenings 7-9pm to deliver activities that engage young people in arts, so far young people have had the […]

Volunteer of the year 2016

Young Leicestershire would like to invite its members to nominate for this years award ceremony at our AGM. There are three categories; Young Volunteer of the year (under 18), Adult Volunteer of the year (over 18) and Club/Group who have benefitted the community most this year. Please write a short paragraph on each category and […]

Wilkinsons Helping Hands Fund

If you’re a local charity or community group in need of a helping hand, please visit your local wilko store to pick up an application form. Every wilko store has a small budget to give a little helping hand to local community groups and projects, because you do great stuff. We want our donations to […]