Thursday, 9 July 2009

Loughborough Uni graduate winners

As part of the Student Business Plan Competition we have awarded graduate bursaries of £1k plus business support to:

Chloe Hampson, Barn Door Theatre Company (a participatory artist running projects with older people in care homes to youth theatre workshops)

Jonathan Fenton, Biopod (an industrial designer whose Biopod stores kitchen waste ensuring it is sealed in and doesn't have to be emptied on a daily basis

Tuesday, 7 July 2009

At The Mela

We are having a stall at the Mela Bazaar at Leicester Market as part of Leicester Mela on Sunday (12th July). Lucia or I will be on the stall from 11am giving out Made in Leicestershire directories and any other info and advice about Creative Leicestershire. Do come and see us.

Thursday, 2 July 2009

Bursary applications

We've received 48 applications for our bursary scheme this year. I'm in the middle of doing an assessment of each application and then they go to our bursary panel for a final decision. We have a total of £47,500 to allocate from those lovely people at the east midlands development agency.