Kevin ButcherExecutive Director T: 01455856311 E: firstname.lastname@example.org RCC , Unit S09, The Atkins, Lower Bond St , Hinckley , LE10 1QU RCC is a trading name of the Rural Community Council (Leicestershire & Rutland) | Registered Charity number 1077645 | Company Registered in England and Wales number 3665974 | Registered office: Unit S09, The Atkins, Lower Bond St, Hinckley, LE10 1QU, United Kingdom.
In light of the news yesterday of a return to lockdown following a spike in Coronavirus cases in Leicester we wanted to make you aware that our Coronavirus Support Fund is still open and accepting applications
We are keen to support charitable organisations within Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland who are continuing to support our most vulnerable groups at this time!
You can apply for up to £10,000 if you are helping:
Older people (over the age of 70) not otherwise supported
Vulnerable people with medical conditions, including mental health difficulties.
People who are isolated and lack a support network
People with low or insecure incomes e.g. having to claim universal credit or use food banks
People facing domestic violence
People facing other emergency needs not met by other organisations.
We are aware that some groups are getting ready to begin some face to face contact and we understand how challenging this maybe and are aware that you may need additional resources, staffing hours, volunteer on costs, PPE etc. to enable you to do this.
Please visit our website for more detail and to apply
We have set up the Leicestershire and Rutland Coronavirus Support Fund, for local charities and voluntary groups helping people and communities worst hit by the pandemic. You can donate or apply on our website: http://www.llrcommunityfoundation.org.uk
The good news is that St Peter’s Church will be open on Sundays between 10 am and 12 noon from 5th July but only for Private Prayer. Come for 5 minutes, two hours or anything in between. You can arrive at any time between 10 and 12.
A time for reflection, peace, prayer or just stillness. Whatever, or whoever is on your mind, be still before God.
The church has been thoroughly cleaned and all our procedures have been approved by the Area Dean. Social distancing will be in place, and hand sanitizer must be used to ensure everyone’s safety. There will always be two of us supervising, and available to answer questions.
Jeff Chantrell, who was a local councillor and a former Mayor in the area, very sadly passed away on 15th June. His funeral is on Monday 6th July at Loughborough Crematorium at 11 am. The hearse will be leaving from Highfields in Thornton, travelling along Main Street and then out along Markfield Lane. If local people would like to pay their respects, you might like to do so by lining the roadside (keeping socially distanced…) as the hearse passes by. The suggested time is about 10.20 am.