The plans are coming together nicely for this years summer gala which will be held on Saturday 5th August on Dorothy Avenue Playing Fields.
Between 2-5pm there is so much fun to be had! With a circus, stalls, bouncy castle, children's rides, dog show, animals for parties and refreshments to name a few of the exciting things on offer, there is something for everyone and we can't wait!
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Posted: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:26 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.
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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
The Glen Parva Open Gardens event was a huge success and we'd like to take this opportunity to thank all involved, including residents who kindly opened up their gardens to the public, everyone who came along to the event and the café volunteers who provided refreshments throughout the day.
Special thanks also to Glen Parva Parish Councillors Alan Methven and Bob Charlton who helped to organise the event. Over.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:43 by Rachel Ayton
Chairman of Glen Parva Parish Council Jan Martin was delighted to have been put forward and selected to attend this years Buckingham Palace Garden Party.
Parish Council manager Joanne Small put Mrs Martin's name forward to LRALC (Leicestershire and Rutland Association of Local Councils) where she was selected to attend the Garden Party which took place on Thursday 1st June.
The annual event allows HRH.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:05 by Rachel Ayton
This morning we have had a plaque fixed to the outside of the building in memory of Parish Councillor Jack Button who sadly passed away earlier this year.
We would like to thank our neighbours at G.Seller & Co for producing and fixing the plaque. It's a lovely tribute.
The plaque is situated at the side of the building near to the entrance of the library and café.
Posted: Fri, 02 Jun 2017 11:09 by Rachel Ayton
On behalf of everyone at Glen Hills Library, we would like to say a huge thank you to everyone at G. Seller & Co, our neighbours just around the corner in Glen Parva, for the generous donation of fantastic books!
The books will be enjoyed by so many people who visit the library and it really is a wonderful gesture, so thank you, from us all.
Posted: Fri, 26 May 2017 11:10 by Rachel Ayton
Following the harrowing attack in Manchester on Sunday night, please read the following update from Detective Chief Constable Roger Bannister:
The below key messages can be used to assist in your communications with the public. You can also help share our public messages on via Twitter and Facebook
- We urge the public to remain vigilant, be alert but not alarmed
- We and our partners are doing everything.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 May 2017 12:37 by Rachel Ayton
There is currently a vacancy for a Parish Councillor to represent Glen Parva in the South Ward. This area covers Little Glen Road and the surrounding locality.
If you live locally, care about your community and are interested in this voluntary position, please contact the Parish Council Manager Mrs J Small on 0116 2771450 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted: Fri, 19 May 2017 13:29 by Rachel Ayton
On Wednesday this week, volunteers and Parish Councillors took part in a dementia course which enabled them to recognise various types of dementia and raise awareness to effectively support people and families affected.
We are proud to say all parts of the War Memorial Hall; the library, café and Parish Council are dementia friendly.
Posted: Fri, 19 May 2017 10:17 by Rachel Ayton