On Thursday 19th July 2018 we were at the Century Theatre in Coalville at the Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum Awards evening. The Leicestershire & Rutland Heritage Forum (LRHF) is for all museums and heritage organisations covering both counties and the city of Leicester. Leicestershire & Rutland Heritage Forum We were delighted to be presented the … More We did it… we won our first award!
We are taking three ‘want to be heroes’ on the 6:16 train to Newcastle! They caused a bit of laughter on arriving on the platform, a lovely railway employee stopped and had a chat with us too! Watch out over next few days as we hope to give them a tour of the city!
So who wants to get involved in creating an army of inspirational women?? There are 50 cut-outs available for groups, schools and businesses to select and design their own woman as part of a new exhibition in Coalville planned for September 2018. There is plenty of time to decide who you want to celebrate. They … More Coalville Guides complete Agnes Baden Powell as part of the new exhibition.. 50 Fantastic Females
We are really pleased for Central England CO-OP for gaining their 5 star CSR rating. Why are we pleased? Well we are one of the partner organisations that has benefitted from their amazing support and can do approach to supporting their community! We have met some very talented and motivated staff, people who are ‘Co-Opy’ … More Celebrating with one of our friends….
If you have seen one of our flyers, met us in the street or just like being involved in something creative and community based … we are happy to call you a friend! Our friends are invited to fill in a little form to keep in touch with us Click here Don’t miss out on being … More Have you heard about the Newcastle Local Heroes Exhibition?
See what the BBC said about our exhibition… they also sent a film crew who did a live broadcast at lunchtime followed by a longer broadcast in the early evening East Midlands Today programme. Coalville’s wooden WW1 soldiers depict ‘Famous Fifty’ The wooden soldiers were painted and decorated by members of the public Life-size wooden … More Famous Fifty get reported on the BBC!!!
Julia and Deana are at this exciting Convention in Manchester! After an interesting start to the days activities, and some nice pastries, they were soon taking part in the workshops The workshops attended included Community Health and Wellbeing Start Up Funding Kindred Spirits Storytelling In the evening there was a book launch by Steve Wyler … More Making friends in the right places…
We were really excited to share with you the fact that we were nominated for two prestigious awards…. the Innovation Category for our super duper pen racer and local hero map, a fun and interactive way to download lots of heritage facts whilst racing a pen around a track, avoiding penalty points!! This game has … More East Midlands Heritage Awards 2017
What’s a Thinking Day, you may be thinking. It goes a little like this choose the goal check how likely you are to achieving it explore all the possible ways you could get to your goal consider who else might be able to help and why they may want to explore all the possible barriers … More We had a Thinking Day…
It was a real pleasure to meet the pupils of King Edward VII College in Coalville on 1 March 2017. Deana and Julia, took part in the ‘mock interview’ day, they saw just how much talent and passion there is in young people, some with clear cut career paths already in place, others taking their time to see … More Mock Interviews -exciting times!