Celebration Assembly at Holliers!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Celebration Assembly at Holliers!

Lisa Denman, Joe Kirby and Sue Uttley from National Grid in Hinckley, were delighted to receive thank you cards from Holliers Walk School pupils. The team have been volunteering for a combined total of 12 years between them for the Number Partners project. (more…)

End of Year Celebrations!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

End of Year Celebrations!

Volunteers from Santander were delighted to receive gifts and cards to say thank you for volunteering as Number Partners at Queensmead Academy. (more…)

Interview Technique at Limehurst Academy

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Interview Technique at Limehurst Academy

On the 26th June 12 volunteers interviewed 102 students at Limehurst Academy. This was our first Interview Technique session at this college and the session ran without a hitch thanks to our wonderful volunteers and Limehursts fabulous students! Please see comments below: (more…)

Simon takes the chair at Leicestershire Cares

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Simon takes the chair at Leicestershire Cares

Leicestershire Cares is delighted to welcome a new chair, Simon Proffitt, succeeding Stephen Woolfe who has stepped down after three years in the role. (more…)

Volunteers’ food share dig echoes history

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Volunteers’ food share dig echoes history

Volunteers from truck dealer Ford & Slater helped recreate history when they prepared a vegetable plot for the Braunstone Foodshare scheme last week.

 

The area at Yennards Farm was the site for a community food system in the early 1850s when surplus crops from the fields were donated to the poor of Leicester city. (more…)

Success written on the walls for National Grid paint challenge team

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Success written on the walls for National Grid paint challenge team

It was a tall order but when a team of National Grid volunteers were asked to spruce up Burbage Millennium Hall, near Hinckley, they rose to the challenge. (more…)

Leicestershire Cares Awards 2015: Winners

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Leicestershire Cares Awards 2015: Winners

The winning volunteers and their employers who come to the aid of charities, community groups and people in need of a helping hand have been announced for the 2015 Leicestershire Cares Awards. The winners were revealed at a ceremony at City Hall in Leicester. (more…)

Leicestershire Cares Welcomes Leona Harris

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Leicestershire Cares Welcomes Leona Harris

Leicestershire Cares welcomes Leona Harris who joins us as a Community Development Coordinator working alongside Katharine Lightbown. (more…)

Golden Heart #44

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Golden Heart #44

We’re delighted to present a Golden Heart to John Day of John Day Marketing Associates as he retires from the Leicestershire & Rutland ProHelp group after 15 years involvement. John was a founder member of ProHelp and has supported numerous charities during this time, as well as being the ProHelp Chair for two years (more…)

Ernest Cook Trust Bring Children at Westfield Junior School Joy with New Games!

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Ernest Cook Trust Bring Children at Westfield Junior School Joy with New Games!

Volunteers from National Grid in Hinckley have been supporting Westfield Junior School through the Number Partners project for the last 8 years. (more…)