This coming Monday, 21st August the BB19 Youth Bus will be on Dorothy Avenue Playing Field from 6.30-8.30pm.
The youth bus, which you may have seen at the gala, is aimed at young people between the ages of 11-19.
The BB19 bus is a mobile youth facility taking advice on sexual health, smoking, drugs, alcohol, bullying and anti-social behaviour to youngsters across Blaby district.
The bus is also kitted out.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:27 by Rachel Ayton
As you may remember back in June, the Glen Parva Open Gardens event raised a fantastic £376.00 for LOROS.
During the gala on Saturday 5th August, a cheque presentation took place in the café and library with Chair of the Council Jan Martin and Councillor Bob Charlton handing over the amount to LOROS representatives who were able to join us on the day.
Once again, thank you to everyone who took.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:15 by Rachel Ayton
We are delighted to announce that for the 4th year running, Glen Parva and Glen Hills Local Nature Reserve have been awarded the 2017/18 Green Flag Award!
The award recognises and rewards parks and green spaces which have been cared for and managed, for communities to enjoy.
During the gala on Saturday, we were joined by the Chairman of Blaby District Council, Trevor Matthews, Portfolio Holder Ian Hewson and Sam Village.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:47 by Rachel Ayton
Thank you to everyone who supported, took part and came along to our summer gala event on Saturday 5th August. It was a fantastic day, despite the rainy start and the sun shone for us in the end!
There were classic cars, various stalls, a dog show, circus, children's rides, bouncy castle, Punch and Judy, Animals for Parties, Blaby Society of Artists, Nature Reserve Volunteers, hot food and much more.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Aug 2017 09:42 by Rachel Ayton
Blaby District Councillors have approved plans to change car parking provisions in the district.
To read more about the news release or to see the plans of each car park in the district, click the attached documents or visit www.blaby.gov.uk/carparkingchanges
Posted: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:59 by Rachel Ayton
Save the date for Saturday 16th September- G. Seller & Co, our Glen Parva neighbours are hosting a bake off near one of their other branches!
The charity event will be held at Newbold Verdon Methodist Church, raising money for The Dorothy Goodman School.
There will be a tea, coffee and cake stall, a raffle and prizes!
To be in with a chance of winning the bake off, please complete the attached application form.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:19 by Rachel Ayton
Glen Parva and Glen Hills Local Nature Reserve are delighted to be Green Flag Award Winners 2017/18 for the fourth year running!
The prestigious international award recognises parks and green spaces, showing the public that the space boasts the highest environmental standards.
We are privileged to have received the award and hope you all continue to enjoy using the spaces as much as we do!
You can read.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:19 by Rachel Ayton
From July through to September there are plenty of council events on offer to keep you busy!
Firstly, our very own Glen Hills Library is hosting a Children's Summer Reading Challenge with the special subject of Animal Agents! The challenge is for children aged 3-12 years and runs from 8th July-2nd September. Call the library on 0116 2787720 for more information.
The library is also hosting a quiz night on.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:14 by Rachel Ayton
Following the success of the recent creative writing session at Glen Hills Library on June 5th, there will be a new writing group starting on Tuesday 4th July from 6-7.30pm and every week thereafter.
Everyone is welcome to come along to the classes, whether you have lots of experience , or little.
To join in the creative writing group, pop down to Glen Hills Library, Dorothy Avenue, Glen Parva.
The.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:09 by Rachel Ayton
Following a meeting with Lucy Smith from Rural Community Council and Zoe Coulson from Blaby District Council, we have the following information regarding the Glen Parva Good Neighbour Scheme:
Firstly thank you to everyone who has volunteered to take part in the scheme to help reduce isolation and loneliness in older people in the area.
In order to move forward with the scheme, we need someone who is keen and able.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:21 by Rachel Ayton