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LGBT History Month Reflection and Reception

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LGBT History Month Reflection and Reception

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This is the main event marking LGBT History Month in Hinckley and Bosworth.It will start with a service/reflection, led by Reverend John Whittaker, and including readings, songs, and a quiet time. This will be followed by a tea/coffee (and even some biscuits!) reception, including speeches from Councillor Mathew Hulbert and Leicester LGBT Centre’s CEO Paul Fitzgerald, among others. Councillor Hulbert says, “We’re delighted to be able to put on this event in our town and Borough and be part of the nationwide reflections and celebrations to mark this very important month, as we remember past generations of LGBT Heroes who never got to live to see many of the advances, certainly in most of the UK, that we have today whilst, of course, remembering all there is still to do-here and abroad-for us to have true equality.”

WHEN:  February 21, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
WHERE:  St Mary's Church Church Walk  Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 1DW
COST:  Free
CONTACT:   Mathew Hulbert   07786 911 238

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Open Morning with Nicky Morgan, Simon Cole, Dominic Shellard and Leaders of local Statutory Bodies and Councils

Open Morning with Nicky Morgan, Simon Cole, Dominic Shellard and Leaders of local Statutory Bodies and Councils

Dominic Shellard, Paul Fitzgerald, Nicky Morgan, Simon Cole

Leicester LGBT Centre hosted an Open Morning on Friday 28 November for the leaders of local CCGs; PCTs; City, County, Distract and Brough Councils; Chief Constable of Leicestershire Constabulary; Nicky Morgan MP Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities; Local MPs; and other statuatory bodies.

Dominic Shellard, Honourary President Leicester LGBT Centre and Vice Chancellor De Montford University launched our new 12 partner scheme to create cooperation between local public bodies and the Centre.

It was an amazing success.