Tags: Rural Economy

Reminder: Harborough Lotto helps locals support vital work of good causes

Reminder: Harborough Lotto helps locals support vital work of good causes

Harborough Lotto was created in 2018 by Harborough District Council.

Set up to support community projects in the local area, Harborough Lotto operates on the principle of raising money within the community for the community.

We empower local good causes to raise money in a fun and effective way.

In a time of shrinking budgets and increased community need, Harborough Lotto enables people to support the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 09:12 by Basil Fox

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, Harborough District Council, Rural Economy

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR VULNERABLE UTILITY CUSTOMERS

Utility Companies providing Gas, Electricity and Water all keep Priority Services Registers, this is a free service provided by suppliers and network operators and each maintain their own register.

These registers are lists of their most vulnerable customers, so that in an emergency affecting their service, they can provide them with additional support.

With the virus outbreak in the UK, it is essential... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:26 by Basil Fox

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, Rural Economy

Coronavirus Support Fund (Community Foundation Leicestershire & Rutland)

Coronavirus Support Fund (Community Foundation Leicestershire & Rutland)

The Coronavirus Support Fund is a new fund to help those who live and work locally and who are struggling as a result of the pandemic. The money comes from:

  • The National Emergency Trust Fund
  • Donations from local companies, individuals or families

The fund is open to constituted charitable and community organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland, working with local people facing the most hardship... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 09:00 by Basil Fox

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, Funding, Rural Economy

HM Treasury's COVID-19 Factsheet published today

This document sets out further information on how you or your business can access if you are experiencing financial difficulties because of COVID-19.


If you want the latest information on the government's COVID-19 Action Plan you can go here:

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:11 by Basil Fox

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, Rural Economy

Assessing the impact of pubs on community cohesion and wellbeing in the English countryside: A longitudinal study

Purpose

This paper aims to explore and examine how public houses or pubs function as facilitators and developers of community cohesion and social interactions in rural areas of England.

Design/methodology/approach

The authors use data and information about facilities and services available for 284 rural parishes in two different points in time (2000 and 2010) to elaborate an index measurement of community... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:41 by Basil Fox

Tags: Rural Economy