The Census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales.
Your answers to the Census help organisations to make decisions on planning and funding public services in your area including transport, education and healthcare. Residents will start to receive digital codes to complete the census online in the post. The Census is being done... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 10:59 by Rachel Ayton
Due to the impact of coronavirus, over 5.5 million people are now claiming universal Credit, many of whom are new to claiming, having been negatively impacted by the pandemic.
The government hope that Universal Credit will help make benefits easier for those claiming them. It comes as one payment with other benefits rolled into the one payment.
Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 09:50 by Rachel Ayton
Glen Parva Parish Council are looking to appoint contractors to maintain the open spaces within the Parish.
Two contracts are to be awarded covering both grass cutting & hedge maintenance of the playing fields and maintenance of ecological areas including wooded areas.
For further details, please contact Deputy Parish Council Manager Rachel Ayton- firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 13:21 by Rachel Ayton
Leicester City Council have announced that work is due to begin in March for improvements to the footpath between Everards Meadows and the Great Central Way.
Lasting up to four weeks, work will be carried out to provide more space on the footpath for walkers and cyclists.
The section of the path includes Blue Bank Bridge.
Some temporary footpath closures may be needed whilst this work is carried out.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 12:59 by Rachel Ayton
Work.Live.Leicestershire are a charity organization helping people get back to work.
Offering support with creating CV's, training, education and starting up a business, the organization help you to overcome barriers to help you get back into employment.
There is more information available on their website, or you can contact:
Photo Credit- Work.Live.Leicestershire... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 13:42 by Rachel Ayton
Glen Hills Together have launched a competition for a logo to be designed for the library.
The winning design will be printed onto mugs and bookmarks and a prize of book tokens will be given for the person whose logo is chosen.
The competition is open for children up to the age of twelve and further details can be found on the library section of our website.
The photo shows the Glen Hills Together poster... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 13:27 by Rachel Ayton
If you are struggling to feed yourself or your family during these uncertain times, Blaby Elves can help residents of Blaby and Glen Parva by buying food for you. Food vouchers can also be provided so you can buy the food for yourself.
For more information, please call 07378 318436.
Posted: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 10:05 by Rachel Ayton
Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards have released their newsletter for February 2021.
Please see the attached document to read the latest reports and advice.
The photo shows the Trading Standards logo from the newsletter.
Photo Credit: Leicestershire County Council
Posted: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 13:39 by Rachel Ayton
Blue Bank Bridge, Glen Parva is now reopen following resurfacing works.
A final tarmac surface will be laid in the coming weeks.
Photo credit- Canal and River Trust
The photo shows Blue Bank Bridge in Glen Parva with an extract about the work from Twitter.
Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 13:59 by Rachel Ayton
You may have seen article featuring the South Leicestershire Litter Wombles in the last edition of the Glen Parva Newsletter.
The Wombles, created by Bob Lee in 2019 do a fantastic job of litter picking. Initially starting in the South Leicestershire area, the good work of the Wombles spread and with more and more people becoming involved, they now cover the whole of Leicestershire.
In the month of January... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 13:44 by Rachel Ayton