Thursday 24th September sees the launch of the NHS COVID-19 app, a vital part of the NHS Test and Trace service in England.
The app has a number of tools to protect you including contact tracing, local area alerts and venue check-ins.
It will be available to download to your smart device from midnight on 24th September.
Visitors to Glen Hills Library and The Park Cafe will be asked to provide their details... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:34 by Rachel Ayton
Leicestershire County Council have sent a letter out to residents of Glen Parva informing them of upcoming essential concrete repairs on the A426 Blaby River Bridge. It is anticipated that the work will be completed within eight weeks.
Concrete repair works will be carried out week commencing 28th September with temporary traffic management in place and two way traffic maintained.
For the remaining four... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 06:59 by Rachel Ayton
Glen Parva Parish Council are pleased to announce that The Park Cafe on Dorothy Avenue with be reopen from Monday 5th October.
All seating areas will be set out to allow social distancing to comply with government guidelines.
Please see the cafe section of our website for information regarding opening hours.
The picture shows a poster advertising the reopening of the cafe.
Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:12 by Rachel Ayton
Glen Parva Parish Council's Newsletter is delivered to residents on a quarterly basis and we also upload an electronic copy in our newsletter archive here on our website.
Visit the newsletter section to read the Autumn edition of the Glen Parva News.
The photo shows the front page of the Glen Parva News.
Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 09:57 by Rachel Ayton
From 15th September, the number of people allowed to meet up socially has reduced to six people due to a rise in Corona Virus cases.
You can find out more information about support bubbles, rules and guidance on meeting up and social distancing on the BBC news website.
Parents and carers have also been advised to wear face coverings when collecting children from school in a bid to help reduce the risk... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:36 by Rachel Ayton
Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards have published a newsletter giving advice on how to spot fraudsters, scams and which action you should take.
Please see the attached document for further information which will also be stored in our newsletter archive.
The picture shows the Trading Standards Heading from Leicestershire County Council.
Posted: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 10:47 by Rachel Ayton
Glen Hills Library will be moving to the next stage of reopening with booked appointments available on Tuesday's, Wednesday's and Saturday's starting on 8th September.
Please see the library section of our website for further information on how to book your slot and opening hours.
Booked appointments are in addition to the current click and collect service which runs on Monday mornings 10-12pm and Thursday... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 13:54 by Rachel Ayton
Leicestershire County Council have announced that all 14 waste sites are now back in business with most sites open five days a week.
Whetstone tip is back to its usual opening of seven days a week but booking is still required to use the site to ensure social distancing is observed.
You can book an appointment online or call 0116 2305001.
Residents are being urged to cancel their slot if they are unable... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 11:24 by Rachel Ayton
The Park Cafe on Dorothy Avenue yesterday donated two trolleys of refreshments of food and drink to the South Wigston branch of Fare Share.
Fare Share redistributes products to charities and community groups in need.
Glen Parva Parish Council Chairman Jan Martin completed a stock check in the cafe and gathered several items which were nearing their use by date which were then donated to Fare Share for... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:07 by Rachel Ayton
As the play area and gym equipment on Dorothy Avenue Playing Fields are now open for use, we ask that you comply with government advice on how to visit the play park safely.
Please maintain social distancing at all times during your visit.
Please sanitise your hands before, during and after your visit and if you believe you have symptoms of Corona Virus or have been exposed to someone who has, please... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:06 by Rachel Ayton