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Glen Parva Parish Council

Serving the people of Glen Parva

Parish Council Manager: Joanne Small
Parish Council Office, Dorothy
Avenue, Glen Parva, Leicester
LE2 9JD

Current Issues

The Parish Council is currently considering for following matters:-

-The future protection of Glen Hills Library

-The continuation of a quarterly newsletter which is distributed to every household in the parish. If you would like to advertise your business or event in the newsletter, please contact the Parish Clerk for further details.

-The Parish Council is supporting Glen Hills Primary School by providing the opportunity for parents to park their car at the Memorial Hall Car Park on Dorothy Avenue as part of a "Park & Stride" scheme to encourage walking to school and reducing traffic.

-The Parish Council continues to work with Blaby District Council, Leicester County Council and Leicester City Council to provide improved facilities on the Glen Parva and Glen Hills Nature Reserve adjacent to the Great Central Way. An application for Local Nature Reserve status was approved in November 2010.

-As part of the recent Crime & Disorder Strategy, the Parish Council is working with other agencies to reduce anti-social behaviour and improve facilities for young people.

-The Parish Council is working to revise it's bye laws in the near future.

-The Parish Council is working with residents and other agencies to improve the Knightsbridge Road estate.

-The Parish Council supports the need for a new railway station in Blaby.

LOCAL COUNCIL AWARD SCHEME

The new Local Council Award Scheme was launched on 6 January 2015 and replaced the Quality Parish and Town Council Scheme.

The new Local Council Award Scheme will recognise and celebrate the successes of the very best councils, providing a framework to support all councils improve and develop tho meet their full potential.

The scheme will offer the opportunity to show that your council meets a set of standards and practices set by the sector and to put in place the conditions for continued improvement.