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 Hills Together Launching Tuesday 1st December.

Glen Hills Together Launching Tuesday 1st December.

Glen Hills Library have so far received some fantastic decorations for their Deck the Railings project which aims to decorate the railings outside the library and Park Cafe for the month of December.

Completed decorations, which can be anything you choose, can be handed into the library during click and collect opening hours or you can attach them directly to the chord attached to the railings from... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 12:41 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Parish Council

Trading Standards Scam Alert.

Trading Standards Scam Alert.

Trading Standards have been informed of companies cold calling offering 'free surveys' to residents as part of the Green Homes Grant.

Following the Government launch of the Green Homes Grant, Trading Standards reminds residents to exercise caution if they are looking to use the grant for improvements to their homes.

The grant is an initiative to get homeowners to invest money in improving the energy-efficiency... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:03 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester

Blaby District Council News Release- Kickstart Scheme.

Blaby District Council News Release- Kickstart Scheme.

Blaby District Council has volunteered to be a gateway for small businesses to take advantage of the Kickstart Scheme which helps those aged between 16-24 into job placements.

After the first businesses came forward, 39 applications have been sent to the scheme to get local people into work with some based at Blaby District Council.

To find out more, please see the attached news release.

The photo shows... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 13:32 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester

Blaby District Council Garden Waste Collection Suspended.

Blaby District Council Garden Waste Collection Suspended.

Blaby District Council are suspending garden waste collections for two weeks from 16th November due to staff shortages.

A number of the waste collection crew are required to self isolate as part of the national test and trace effort.

Please see the attached news release from Blaby District Council to read more.

The picture shows the Blaby District Council logo.

Photo credit: Blaby District Council.

Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 13:44 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester

Glen Hills Library Click and Collect Service.

Glen Hills Library Click and Collect Service.

Despite the cafe and library being closed since 4th November following the governments announcement of a four week lockdown, Glen Hills Library are resuming their click and collect service.

Books can be ordered by calling the library on 0116 2782770, emailing glenhills_library@outlook.com or pop in during click and collect opening times which are Mondays 10-12pm and Thursdays 2-4pm.

More information... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 13:58 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Library

Blaby District Council COVID-19 Testing Site.

A temporary COVID-19 testing center will be set up on the visitors car park at the Blaby District Council Offices on Desford Road, Narborough.

The site, managed by the Department of Health and Social Care and its contractors, will remain in place for six months. This may be extended if required.

The testing center is expected to be up and running from Friday 20th November.

Please see the attached news... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 11:38 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester

Leicestershire Police #LivesNotKnives Campaign.

Leicestershire Police #LivesNotKnives Campaign.

Leicestershire Police are undertaking a week of knife crime action, starting yesterday, 9th November.

The aim is to reduce knife crime by targeting those carrying weapons and to disrupt the supply of knives available to use.

The force will be deploying knife arches at undisclosed locations to target those who carry knives along with any other criminality.

To read more about the campaign and what it involves,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 11:28 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester

Poppy Wreath Laid in Memorial Garden on Remembrance Sunday.

Poppy Wreath Laid in Memorial Garden on Remembrance Sunday.

Vice Chairman Stan Sidorowicz laid a poppy wreath in the Memorial Garden on 8th November on behalf of Glen Parva Parish Council to commemorate Remembrance Sunday.

The picture shows Mr Sidorowicz with the poppy wreath in the memorial garden.

Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 09:26 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Parish Council

Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards Newsletter.

Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards Newsletter.

The October edition of the Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards Newsletter is available to view in our newsletter archive.

The newsletter highlights some important information and advice regarding scams, doorstep crimes and how to celebrate Bonfire Night safely.

The picture shows the front page of the Trading Standards Newsletter.

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 09:01 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Leicester

Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor- North Ward.

A casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

Please see the attached document to view the vacancy for the North Ward.

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 12:50 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Parish Council

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