Do you live in the Blaby
District and have some spare
time? Do you want to get out
and about and do more for
Community Action Partnership
provides transport for local people
who would otherwise be at risk
of social isolation, and is currently
looking for volunteer drivers to join
The charity helps hundreds of
people to attend appointments,
visit friends, and generally stay
active. Volunteer drivers also
benefit from socialising with
customers and developing skills to
bolster their CVs.
Be the driving force in your community
has volunteered with
Community Action Partnership for
the past ten years. She said:
“ It is very flexible, and you
can do as much or as little as
you like. And all the journeys
are organised for you, which
makes it much easier.
“ I get a lot out of it. I’ve met
loads of lovely people, and it
makes me feel like I’m doing
something to help the
Volunteers can use their own cars
or receive training to drive one of
the charity’s own vehicles.
They receive a full induction as
well as ongoing support and
access to future job opportunities
with the charity.
A Resident Voice South (ARVS) is
helping more residents in our
South region to have their say on
the services and support we offer.
Established two years ago as part
of our co-regulation structure, ARVS
empowers residents to improve
their communities by giving a
voice to their views, concerns and
priorities. It works closely with
emh homes to ensure we are
meeting our duties and providing the
best services to residents.
The group has recently
set up its own Facebook
page in order to reach
more residents and
enable them to influence
their work with emh
The residents of Saxon Close
wanted to acknowledge the
contribution of 90-year-old Doris
Stretton to their community.
Doris has previously served as a
residents’ committee member.
Well done Doris, and thank you!
To find out more, please
contact Muriel at Community
Action Partnership on
07885 913375 /
0116 278 6604 or e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
90 and still involved
Doris (seated), with Iris Wallace
and Pauline Clay.
to get your