Glen Parva Parish Council

Serving the people of Glen Parva

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

Latest News

Green Flag Award 2018/19.

Green Flag Award 2018/19.

Glen Parva and Glen Hills Local Nature Reserve are delighted to have been awarded the Green Flag 2018/19 for the fifth consecutive year!

The Parish Council extend their thanks to Leicestershire County Council, Leicester City Council and all of the hard working volunteers who manage and maintain the site, keeping it as beautiful as it is for us all to enjoy.

The Green Flag will be raised during the gala... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:06 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester

Disabled Parking Spaces.

Disabled Parking Spaces.

Please be courteous when using the car park here on Dorothy Avenue and leave the disabled parking spaces for blue badge holders.

Several people using the playing fields to walk their dogs park in disabled spaces which is not acceptable.

We now have signs fixed to state that these spaces MUST be reserved for blue badge holders only.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:27 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester

Glen Parva Gala Saturday 4th August 2018.

Glen Parva Gala Saturday 4th August 2018.

We are now just over two weeks away from our annual Glen Parva Gala and we are getting very excited! It's free entry and there's something for everyone.

We have a fantastic day planned for you with a variety of stalls, National Festival Circus, Animals for Parties, Birds of Prey, children's rides, Classic Cars, food stalls, Beer and Prosecco Tent and much more!

There's still time to book a stall for... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:13 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Events

Classic Cars for Gala

Classic Cars for Gala

If you, or anyone you know has a classic car or motorbike then why not bring them along to the gala on Saturday 4th August?

If you're interested, please contact Bob on 0116 2771488.

Posted: Mon, 09 Jul 2018 12:25 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Events

College Students Visit to Glen Parva.

College Students Visit to Glen Parva.

Students from North Warwickshire and South Leicester College- Nuneaton Campus recently came along to Glen Parva to work with Local Nature Reserve Volunteers.

The students, aged 16-18 years helped out volunteers in the woods and nature area and were awarded with a certificate after all their hard work!

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018 11:02 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester

Open Gardens 2018 Grand Total!

Open Gardens 2018 Grand Total!

We now have the grand total raised from our Glen Parva Open Gardens event on Saturday 9th June!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that an amazing £1000 was raised with proceeds going to Breast Cancer Care in memory of Joanne Small.

Once again a huge thank you to all who opened up their beautiful gardens for us all to enjoy, to everyone who came along in support of the day and to Councillors... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:16 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Events, Parish Council

Glen Hills Library

Glen Hills Library

The latest Glen Parva Newsletter states that the cafe and library are open Friday mornings. This is an error and both currently remain closed on a Friday. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

The summer opening hours for Glen Hills Library and The Park Cafe are as follows:

Glen Hills Library:
Monday 09.00-12.30 14.00-19.00
Tuesday 09.00-12.30 14.00-17.00
Wednesday 09.00-12.30 14.00-17.00... Read More »


Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:51 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester

Glen Parva Open Gardens 2018.

Glen Parva Open Gardens 2018.

Wow! What an amazing day Saturday was. It was wonderful to see the community coming together and enjoying Glen Parva Open Gardens 2018.

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who opened up their beautiful gardens and to all who came along to enjoy them. Special thanks also to Councillors Bob Charlton and Alan Methven for organising the event.

I will be uploading photographs over the space... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:00 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Parish Council, Leicester, Events

Appointment of Parish Council Chairman.

Appointment of Parish Council Chairman.

Following our Annual Parish Council meeting, it was unanimously agreed to appoint Jan Martin as Parish Council Chairman 2018/19 for the 13th year in succession.

The Parish Council would like to thank Jan for all the hard work she does both as a Councillor and in the Park Cafe.

We would also like to congratulate Stan Sidorowicz who was voted Vice-Chairman for the 10th consecutive year and would like to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 11:36 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Parish Council, Leicester

Appointment of Parish Council Manager.

Appointment of Parish Council Manager.

Glen Parva Parish Council would like to congratulate Jayne Pollard on becoming Parish Council Manager with effect from Friday 1st June 2018.

Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 09:53 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Parish Council

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