Lamp has appointed Salika Elyas as its new community mental health advocate. Salika’s appointment boosts the charity’s team to six full- and part-time advocates. She will help Lamp to support an increasing number of people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who require independent advocacy services to help them with their mental health treatment and care. […]

The first Lamp open mic night of the year kicks off at Firebug on the 28th of February 6-8pm. As usual, all proceeds go towards the wonderful work of the Lamp advocates as they support the community in Leicestershire. Whether you’re a poet, storyteller, or musician or would simply like to sit and be entertained, we’d […]

Teamwork Partnership has renewed its commitment to supporting Lamp by selecting the charity as its Charity of the Year again for 2024. Lamp was also Teamwork Partnership’s Charity of the Year in 2023, during which time the company, which specialises in finding people jobs in the food, logistics, manufacturing, and warehouse sectors, hosted a golf […]

Pantherella, a luxury British sock designer, recently raised over £200 for Lamp through a sock sale in October. Pantherella was started in 1937 at a factory on Hallaton Street in Leicester and the company has since grown to be a global brand. Pantherella has supported Lamp previously when HJ Hall, part of the Pantherella International […]

Lamp has appointed Liam Deacy as its new Chief Operating Officer. Liam brings over a decade’s experience in previous charity, fundraising and business development roles to his new role at Lamp. He will be responsible for leading the charity’s engagement, business relationships, events and fundraising operations. Liam Deacy joins Lamp from Menphys, where he was […]

Lamp is happy to announce that it is reopening its services to the community at the beginning of February 2024. This will begin with a phased reopen, meaning that phone lines will be open for information, advice and signposting 9-5pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. If you call us on a Monday, Tuesday or Friday, you […]

Team Lamp will run the 26th and final race in its A-Z Parkrun fundraiser for Lamp on 18 November 2023. Team Lamp comprises of Lamp Business Club members, Greg Hollingsworth and Pete Martin, along with former Lamp trustee, Dave Green. The team will be taking on the Zuiderpark Parkrun in the Netherlands to complete their […]

Nelsons Solicitors, a leading law firm based in the East Midlands, recently named Lamp as one of its three Charities of the Year across the East Midlands. Last year, Nelsons managed to raise almost £8,000 across its three offices in Leicester, Nottingham and Derby for their chosen charities, and they hope to surpass that this […]

Lamp has won two awards at the annual Leicestershire Community Champion Awards, run by the Furnley House Foundation. Lamp Trustee, Minakshee Patel won in the ‘Trustee of the Year’ category with Finance Manager, Wayne Farmer winning the ‘Charity Employee of the Year’. Emily Coates, Lamp’s Head of Advocacy, was also a finalist in the Charity […]

On 7th February 2024 we will be offering you a night of laughs at the wonderful Belmont Hotel, as part of Leicester Comedy Festival. Hosted by comedy genius Patrick Monahan, this multi-bill night will prove once and for all, laughter really is the best medicine! Tickets are £12 and are available to buy here.


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