The play are and gym equipment on Dorothy Avenue Playing Fields remain CLOSED until further notice.
Due to the extended lockdown in Glen Parva, it has been necessary to keep the play and gym equipment out of use. We appreciate your cooperation and ask that you please respect he closure in the interests of everyone's health and safety.
Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:25 by Rachel Ayton
Glen Parva is included in the extended lockdown as cases of COVID-19 increase in Leicester.
Please stay safe, stay at home and continue to follow the guidelines set by the government.
You can read more on the BBC East Midlands website.
The photo shows a map of areas affected in Leicester which also includes Braustone Town, Glenfield, Leicester Forest East and Thorpe Astley in the Blaby District and the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 10:50 by Rachel Ayton
Residents are urged to be aware of a scam where individuals cold call a number claiming to be from the Council checking the validity of installed lifelines.
Once in the home, the individual makes conversation about fake money in circulation. Consumers then give the individual money to check if they are counterfeit. The individual makes an excuse to leave the room and leaves with the money.
Please be... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 10:09 by Rachel Ayton
Any items borrowed from the library now do not need to be returned until 5th September.
No fines will be issued for late returns.
You can follow updates on the Glen Hills Library section of our website.
Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 13:37 by Rachel Ayton
We are pleased to confirm that next year's Glen Parva Summer Gala will take place on Saturday 7th August 1-4pm on Dorothy Avenue Playing Fields.
All of the main attractions we had booked for this year have been re-booked for the event next summer and we are delighted that they are all able to join us again.
Bookings for stalls will be taken in the spring next year and further details will be announced... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 09:03 by Rachel Ayton
From today, Monday 15th June it is compulsory to wear a face mask on public transport.
Bus, coach, train, tram, ferry and aircraft passengers must wear a face covering on their journey to help reduce the risk of transmission when social distancing is not always possible and where the use of public transport is absolutely essential.
People should wash their hands or use hand sanitiser before putting their... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 13:04 by Rachel Ayton
Please see the attached news release from Blaby District Council about the preparations for the safe reopening of Blaby Town Centre on Monday 15th June.
The picture shows a shop local sign asking people to keep two metres apart.
Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 09:43 by Rachel Ayton
The summer edition of the Glen Parva Newsletter is now available to view electronically in our newsletter archive.
The picture shows the front page of the summer newsletter.
Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 11:43 by Rachel Ayton
Fly tipping is an offence which comes with a fine of up to £50,000 and/or twelve months imprisonment upon conviction.
I have received reports of fly tipping occurring in the nature reserve with some of the items potentially causing a risk to users of the area.
You can report fly tipping online to Blaby District Council.
Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 08:44 by Rachel Ayton
Their Door is Shut, Ours is Open Campaign is urging residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to be extra vigilant of children's welfare during lockdown and to report any concerns they may have.
If you are concerned for a child's welfare, you can report this via the Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Children Partnership.
The picture is a campaign poster for Their Door is Shut, Ours is... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 13:25 by Rachel Ayton