Leicestershirecares Week

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

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Today is the start of our very first Leicestershire Cares Week where member businesses and schools have been invited to raise funds to support the important work that we do including helping school pupils, the homeless, care leavers and ex-offenders.

Celebrating our Award Winners!

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Volunteers and company bosses who come to the aid of charities, community groups and people in need of a helping hand have been applauded for their efforts at the 2017 Leicestershire Cares Awards. (more…)

Celebration Event 2017 – Winners Announced

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

LCaresAwards2017.AllWinners.1Congratulations to all of our 2017 award nominees and winners who were recognised at our annual celebration evening on Tuesday at Blaby District Council Offices.

The Awards were presented by our vrey own staff members after speeches by chairman Simon Proffitt, Blaby District Council Director of Finance and People Sarah Pennelli and Debbie Halliday from Alltruck, last year’s Company of the Year.

Also celebrated were longstanding members of Leicestershire Cares who between them have amassed 60 years of membership. (more…)

Manjit provides marvellous maths support for 10 yea

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Manjit provides marvellous maths support for 10 yea

On Wednesday 10th May, Manjit Saimbi was presented with a long service award for 10 years of superb support to the Number Partners Project. (more…)

Celebration Event Nominees Announced

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments


We are dLeics Cares logo (no background)elighted to announce the finalists for our 2017 annual awards. Categories include Company of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Team of the Year, Placement Provider of the Year, Pro Help firm of the Year and the Kelvin Irons Memorial Partnership Award.

The winners will be announced on Tuesday 16th May at a celebration event being held at Blaby District Council.  The finalists are …. (more…)

Checkprint check out their new Number Partner games!

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

New Hinckley based member company Checkprint, were delighted to receive a very special delivery on Monday 8th May. The volunteers from all departments within the business, were excited to get their hands on a new set of Number Partner games which have been generously funded by the Parent, Teacher & Friends Association at Battling Brook School. (more…)

Celebration in the sunshine in Hinckley!

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Celebration in the sunshine in Hinckley!

Barry Grant started working as a Number Partner volunteer for Cadent (formally National Grid) in 2006 while based at their Hinckley Operational Centre. Even after his retirement, he loved the project so much that he decided to continue and today has been awarded a Golden Heart to celebrate his fabulous 10th Year of service to St Mary’s Primary School in Hinckley. (more…)

Member Company JackLoc receives Royal seal of excellence with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Member Company JackLoc receives Royal seal of excellence with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

One of our member companies Lutterworth-based window and door restrictor specialists Jackloc are celebrating a momentous achievement having been recognised with the most prestigious award in UK business, The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation 2017. (more…)

Joules volunteers care for nature at Fosse Meadows

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Team PicStaff volunteers from Joules planted 260 saplings at Fosse Meadows Nature Reserve as part of their first Team Challenge with us.

A team of 11 from the Joules Show Team spent a day at the nature reserve near Sharnford, first clearing brash and burning it before planting the young trees. (more…)

Police & Crime Commissioner Wire Project launch

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

On February 14th we celebrated a launch of funding from Leicester-shire’s Police & Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach at Alltruck in Loughborough, the event was a huge success featuring on BBC East Midlands and BBC Radio Leicester. A video can be found below of our BBC East Midlands coverage.