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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

Latest News

Royal Wedding 2018.

Royal Wedding 2018.

Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex!

Posted: Mon, 21 May 2018 11:27 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Events

Cafe and Cake Making Volunteers Needed.

Cafe and Cake Making Volunteers Needed.

The Park Cafe is looking for volunteers to join their fantastic team. Cake making volunteers are also needed to help provide delicious home made cakes for their lovely customers to enjoy.

Please note all ingredients will be paid for.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Jan on 07988 492524.

Posted: Mon, 21 May 2018 10:54 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester

Aylestone Holt Spinney Walk in the Woods.

Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Spinney on Saturday 26th May, following animal tracks around the trees. Please wear sensible shoes and clothing and come along to meet in the car park, Dorothy Avenue at 2pm.

Posted: Fri, 18 May 2018 10:44 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester

Tales from the Register Office.

Tales from the Register Office.

Gill Hall, a library and café volunteer will be talking about her times working as the County Superintendent Registrar on Wednesday 23rd May at 7.30pm.

Gill has some amusing tales to share and would love for you to join her.

Tickets are available to buy from the library counter at £2 each.

The Park Café will be open from 7pm for refreshments.

Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 12:37 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Events, Leicester

The Jo Small 500 Words Children's Short Story Competition.

The Jo Small Children's 500 Word Short Story Writing Competition, sponsored by Glen Parva Parish Council and Karen Bent is still open for entries.

There is no fee to enter and the theme is your choice!

There are two categories: ages 7-11 and 12-16.

The first prize in each category is £50, second prizes are £25. The closing date for entries is 30 June 2018.

Rules can be found on the Council's.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 May 2018 11:34 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Parish Council

Dementia Action Week 2018.

Dementia Action Week 2018.

The Alzheimer's Society will be in Blaby Precinct outside Waitrose as part of Dementia Action Week on Tuesday 22nd May 10-2pm.

Information about dementia services will be available on the day along with free goody bags.

You can learn more about Dementia Action Week by visiting:


Posted: Mon, 14 May 2018 10:29 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester, Events

Open Gardens 2018.

Open Gardens 2018.

This years Charity Open Gardens event is taking place on Saturday 9th June 11-4pm.

We are looking forward to seeing some of the beautiful gardens of Glen Parva again!

Advanced admission programmes will be available from the Parish Council Office and the Park Café from 26th May.

Proceeds from the event will go to Breast Cancer Care in memory of Joanne Small.

Posted: Thu, 10 May 2018 09:45 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Parish Council, Leicester, Events

Robert Edward Cruickshank Memorial.

Robert Edward Cruickshank Memorial.

On Sunday 29th April, we held a service in the Memorial Gardens to unveil a plaque to commemorate 100 years since former Glen Parva resident and Parish Councillor Private Robert Edward Cruickshank was awarded the Victoria Cross.

Luckily the weather stayed dry as we gathered in the gardens for the unveiling of the plaque, by Council Chairman Jan Martin and her grandson Alexander, a pupil at Glen Hills Primary School.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 May 2018 10:32 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Parish Council

General Privacy Notice

Glen Parva Parish Council

General Privacy Notice

Posted: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:39 by Jayne Pollard

Tags: Glen Parva, Parish Council

Press Release - Blaby District Council

Bin form opens for ordering

The opportunity for residents in the District of Blaby to order larger or additional bins for their household in anticipation of the new alternate weekly bin service is now available.

Giving all residents the chance to order larger or extra bins is part of the plans revealed by Blaby District Council, with the new alternate weekly service set to begin on Monday 02 July. Those who would like a larger or.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:09 by Jayne Pollard

Tags: Glen Parva, Parish Council

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