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

Glen Parva and Glen Hills Nature Reserve Green Flag Award 2019/20.

Glen Parva and Glen Hills Nature Reserve Green Flag Award 2019/20.

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Glen Parva and Glen Hills Nature Reserve have been awarded a Green Flag for the sixth consecutive year.

This international award is a sign to the public that the green space is a well managed, clean and safe site as well as boasting the highest environmental standards and is beautifully maintained.

We would like to thank all of the volunteers who work so hard... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:41 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester, Glen Parva, Parish Council

Free Parking Blaby Town Centre.

Free Parking Blaby Town Centre.

Up to two hours free parking is coming to Blaby Town Centre from Wednesday 24th July.

Following feedback from businesses in Blaby and through listening to residents, the two hours free parking will be available in Johns Court and Enderby Road.

You can read the press release from Blaby District Council by clicking the attached document.

Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:05 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester

Positive Activity Referral Scheme- Blaby District Council.

Positive Activity Referral Scheme- Blaby District Council.

The Positive Activity Referral Scheme (PARS) provides a sport
and physical activity pathway for young people, to increase
their activity levels and improve self-confidence whilst reducing
anxiety towards sport and physical activity.


A range of self-help resources are also available to help
maximise the chances to converting to a positive lifestyle chance and an active lifestyle.

Please see the attached document... Read More »




Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:24 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester

World's Biggest Coffee Morning-For Dogs!

World's Biggest Coffee Morning-For Dogs!

K9 Education is delighted to be hosting a MacMillan Coffee Morning for your K9 companions.

There will be doggie cakes, biscuits, treats as well as cakes for the owners! Activities will also be available to keep your dogs entertained. Dogs must remain on leads at all times and be comfortable in a busy environment.

The event takes place at Tythorn Hill Community and Sports Centre, Horsewell Lane, Wigston... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:52 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester

Glen Parva Summer Gala.

Glen Parva Summer Gala.

The Glen Parva Summer Gala is now just a few weeks away and we have a fantastic, fun filled day in store for you here on Dorothy Avenue Playing Fields and also inside the War Memorial Hall.

Outdoors events include:

Stalls, hot food, Gin bar, Beer and Prosecco tent, Xtreme Stunt Team, Classic Cars, Zumba with Laura, Birds of Prey, Punch and Judy, Children's Rides, Climbing Wall, Surf Simulator, Go Karting,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:57 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester, Glen Parva, Parish Council

Glen Parva Open Gardens 2020.

Glen Parva Open Gardens 2020.

Last year's Open Gardens event was a fantastic success, raising £1000 for Breast Cancer Care.

We have decided that Open Gardens will now be a biannual event so will be held again next year.

Watch this space for more information in due course and we look forward to seeing more of your beautiful gardens.

Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 11:07 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester, Glen Parva, Parish Council

Blaby District Council News Release.

Blaby District Council News Release.

Blaby District Council has won an award at the Insider Media Residential Property Awards for its work to give people training and opportunities in the construction industry.

Please see the attached document to read the News Release.

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:54 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester

Super Star Sports Update.

Super Star Sports Update.

Our Summer Sports Scheme during the week of Monday 5th August which was advertised in the latest newsletter has had a phenomenal response!

Unfortunately, it is now booked to capacity for the week but you can contact Leon from Super Star Sports on 07963 324799 for cancellation information.

Posted: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:12 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester, Glen Parva, Parish Council

Glen Hills Library RCC Rural Achievement Awards.

Glen Hills Library RCC Rural Achievement Awards.

Huge congratulations to Glen Hills Library who have been shortlisted as finalists in the RCC Rural Achievement Awards for Best Community Library!

The RCC Achievement Awards celebrate the outstanding work and contribution to communities of people, groups and businesses.

As you know, the library offers a wide range of activities throughout the week and have hosted many successful events including Race... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 11:32 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester, Glen Parva, Parish Council

Keep our Parish Clean- Pick up After Your Dog.

Yet again we are having reports of dog mess around the Parish. This week, I have been informed that people are letting their dogs foul on the Alison's Acre land- a place that should be enjoyed by everyone without having the worry of watching where they walk.

It is absolutely unacceptable and whether you are in a field, or walking down the street- you can still face a heavy fine. Is it really worth it?... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 10:21 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester, Glen Parva, Parish Council

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