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Glen Parva Parish Council

Serving the people of Glen Parva

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

Latest News

BARN OWL BOXES

BARN OWL BOXES

BARN OWL BOXES

Barn Owls do not "build" a nest as such but lay their eggs directly onto the previous years' nest debris – a compacted layer of owl pellets. About 10% of pairs may breed twice in one year and on average, 4-6 eggs are laid. Second clutches are normally laid in July, sometimes in the same nest cavity and sometimes before the first brood has left! However most second clutches are laid in an alternative nest place at the same site or nearby.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:36 by Jayne Pollard

Tags: Glen Parva

BLABY DISTRICT COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE

COUNCIL URGES DOG COLLAR & TAG AWAREENESS

Blaby District Council is urging residents to ensure they do not fall foul of a law fining dog owners who fail to have appropriate identification on their dog.

The Control of Dogs Order (1992) states that a dog in a public place must wear a collar bearing the owner's name and address (including postcode) engraved or written on it, or engraved on a tag.

As.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:01 by Jayne Pollard

Tags: Glen Parva, Parish Council

Temporary Road Closure - Cork Lane (Part)

ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Cork Lane, Glen Parva (see attached plan). The purpose of the TTRO is to facilitate Severn Trent Water contractors to carry out a new service connection

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.

The duration of the TTRO is for a period not exceeding 6 months.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 09:30 by Jayne Pollard

Tags: Glen Parva

CAFE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

CAFE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We are currently looking for volunteers for the Park Café for the following:

- Volunteers for the café

- Cake making volunteers (please note, you will be paid for the ingredients).

If you are interested and would like more information, please pop in and see us, or call

0116 2787720.

Posted: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:12 by Jayne Pollard

Tags: Glen Parva

Refuse & Recycling Changes

NEWS RELEASE

Council agrees refuse and recycling changes

Plans to move waste collections in the District of Blaby to alternate weekly have been approved by Councillors in response to a reduction of £745,000 of external funding.

Following the loss of £505,000 in recycling credits from Leicestershire County Council and £240,000 in a central government grant to run weekly recycling collections, Blaby District.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 09:12 by Jayne Pollard

Tags: Glen Parva

MCCARTHY & STONE £500 DONATION TO GLEN HILLS LIBRARY

MCCARTHY & STONE £500 DONATION TO GLEN HILLS LIBRARY

November 2017

MCCARTHY AND STONE IN THE GOOD BOOKS WITH

£500 DONATION TO LOCAL LIBRARY

McCarthy and Stone, the housebuilder behind the Glenhills Court Assisted Living development on Little Glen Road in Glen Parva, has donated £500 to Glen Hills Library.

Run entirely by a team of volunteers – including Glenhills Court homeowner, Mrs Redpath, Glen Hills library on Dorothy Avenue is a hub for the community.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:12 by Jayne Pollard

Tags: Glen Parva, Parish Council, Library Cafe Community

Joanne Small

It is with great sadness that the Parish Council has to announce that our Parish Manager, and a friend to so many people in Glen Parva, passed away in the Leicester Royal Infirmary on Monday 20 November 2017 after a short illness.

We send our sincere condolences to Joanne's family.

Jan Martin

Council Chairman

Posted: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:13 by Jayne Pollard

Tags: Parish Council

The Drone Code

The Drone Code

BE DRONE SAFE

- Don't fly near airports or airfields,
- Remember to stay below 400 ft. (120m),
- Observe your drone at all times and stay 150 ft. (50m) away from people and property,
- Never fly near aircraft,
- Enjoy responsibly.

Every time you fly your drone, you must follow the manufacturer's instructions. You are responsible for each flight and failure to fly responsibly could result in criminal prosecution.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:24 by Jayne Pollard

Tags: Glen Parva, Parish Council

Macmillan Coffee Morning Success.

Macmillan Coffee Morning Success.

Friday morning saw the Park Café taking part in the World's Greatest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Care.

The Café was bustling between 9-1pm with a whole range of delicious home made cakes on offer to accompany a hot drink. It was fantastic to see so many people enjoying the event.

There were craft tables, knitted poppies for sale, fun and laughter and the morning ended with the raffle draw which.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:00 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Library Cafe Community, Leicester

Glen Parva News- Autumn Edition.

Glen Parva News- Autumn Edition.

The autumn edition of the Parish Council newsletter will have no doubt reached you all at home by now so you can sit back and catch up with the latest news in your area.

However if your copy didn't make it to you, you can catch up with the latest news here on our website in the newsletter archive.

Read the latest news plus previous editions by clicking here.

Posted: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:35 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Parish Council

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