New Leicestershire Matters - out now

The spring edition of our residents' newsletter is dropping through letterboxes

Leicestershire Matters - paper copies of the spring edition

Our residents' newsletter, Leicestershire Matters, features our latest news and is out now.

The spring edition features support for residents as the sunnier weather starts to appear, with Family Hubs celebrating their first anniversary and events to enjoy at our heritage attractions and parks over the Easter break.

Also inside the 16-page newsletter: 

  • Halfway there - our tree planting total shoots through the 350,000 mark
  • Toughest budget challenge yet - find out more
  • Your guide to flooding - find out about responsibilities and becoming a flood warden
  • An update on our revised waste site proposals
  • Become a specialist foster carer and join our amazing team
  • Independent housing schemes showing benefit
  • Trading Standards advice - including our tobacco detection dog
  • Support for you - Local Area Coordinators and First Contact Plus
    Opens new wind

Read the spring edition: 

Leicestershire Matters is delivered to homes from Monday, 04 March.

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Leicestershire Matters

Work is linked to building of one of six roundabouts

Nearly 100% of children get top three primary choices

If you're a resident interested in fostering, the upcoming county hall event is a chance to hear from other foster carers

A record 99% of children secure a place at one of their top three primary school preferences

The informal session is the perfect opportunity to find out more about the support available to adopt the amazing children waiting for a new home.

Allowances for foster carers have now risen, as the county look for carers with skills and dedication