The people of Leicestershire are being invited to choose the name of the new prison in Glen Parva.
All residents are encouraged to send in name suggestions for the new jail, set to open in 2023.
Suggestions can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or those without internet access can post to:
Mrs J Pollard
Glen Parva Parish Council
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Posted: Wed, 15 Dec 2021 12:54 by Rachel Ayton
A fraudster may contact you claiming to be a police officer, or an official from your bank.
The police or your bank will never ask you for your PIN number or password details to transfer funds or withdraw cash/valuables for someone to collect.
If you believe you have been scammed, you can contact Action Fraud, the UK's national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime. You can make a report and also... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 13:16 by Rachel Ayton
On 19th December, 200 tractors will be parading around the district in Cosby, Countesthorpe, Blaby and Whetstone.
The tractors will be decorated with festive lights with all proceeds from the event going to charity.
You can find out more about Archer's Festive Charity Tractor Run by reading the attached news release from Blaby District Council.
The image shows tractors decorated in Christmas lights.
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Posted: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 10:32 by Rachel Ayton
Leicestershire County Council is working with E.ON and Age UK Leicestershire and Rutland to provide first time gas and central heating and connections to gas where required.
The offer applies to households which don't currently have a central heating system and is available to homeowners and private tenants on a lower income, in receipt of benefits, or those who qualify via Local Authority Flexible... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 11:32 by Rachel Ayton
Highways England have issued a notification of essential safety maintenance works on the M1 between Junction 19 and Junction 21 in both directions.
The work is due to start on 10th January 2022 and scheduled for completion by mid April and will be carried out between the hours of 9pm and 6am Monday to Friday.
Please see the attached document for further information.
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Posted: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:16 by Rachel Ayton
Please note if you are out walking, the Great Central Way will be closed after its footpath with Gilmorton Avenue from Monday 29th November for 4 weeks.
The image shows a sign stating the closure of the footpath.
Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 10:39 by Rachel Ayton
Please remember we encourage the park and stride scheme for those attending Glen Hills Primary School.
You can use the memorial hall car park on Dorothy Avenue and walk the rest of the way to the school to help reduce congestion around the area during school drop off and pick up times.
The image shows the text "Swap the Whole Ride for Park and Stride".
Posted: Fri, 12 Nov 2021 11:59 by Rachel Ayton
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, there will not be a pantomime at the Memorial Hall this December.
We hope to be able to host this event again and will update you in due course.
The image shows the actors of a pantomime.
Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 13:52 by Rachel Ayton
We are thrilled to announce that Glen Parva and Glen Hills Local Nature Reserve has been awarded the Green Flag Award for the 8th consecutive year!
2021 sees the Green Flag presented for the 25th year with Glen Parva and Glen Hills receiving their first award in 2014.
The award is the international quality mark for parks and green spaces and is a real testament to the hard work of our team of fantastic... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 14:12 by Rachel Ayton
Over the coming weeks, people claiming Universal Credit will receive notifications about a cut to their benefits this autumn.
Benefits experts at Citizens Advice LeicesterShire, which is campaigning against the cut, set out what this means for claimants.
Please see the attached press release to read the full document from Citizens Advice Leicestershire, which includes support and advice helplines.
Posted: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 13:39 by Rachel Ayton