Tags: Glen Parva
If you drive your children to Glen Hills Primary School, please make use of our car park under the park and stride initiative.
Traffic gets quite heavy around the school so we urge you to walk if you can or park at the memorial hall on Dorothy Avenue, walking the rest of the way to ensure the safety of everyone.
Please note that the second car park at the memorial hall is currently locked at the following... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 13:33 by Rachel Ayton
A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) has been made for Glenville Avenue, Glen Parva, to allow Severn Trent Water to undertake mains repair works.
The works commence on 11 May 2021 and is not anticipated to exceed a period of three days. The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.
Leicestershire County Council are trialling the use of a QR Code to allow you to access the map and the restrictions... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 12:55 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
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
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
We are lucky in Glen Parva to have such lovely open spaces where we can walk and enjoy our surroundings whilst getting our essential exercise.
However, as many opt for walks along the Nature Reserve, Great Central Way and Playing Fields, it can get busy throughout the day.
Please remember to maintain social distancing when exercising and allow plenty of space for others to safely move around you.
The... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:13 by Rachel Ayton
Glen Hills Together are excited to announce the latest community project for the new year.
Residents are being asked to take part by sending in photos of 'Winter in Glen Parva' taken during essential exercise and written contributions on the theme of 'Glen Parva Memories'. The written pieces can be fiction or non fiction, recent or distant, relating to interesting facts about the area.
All entries will... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:22 by Rachel Ayton
Glen Hills Library are continuing to operate the click and collect service on Monday's 10-12pm and Thursday's 2-4pm.
Books can be requested via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can phone your order through (you can leave a message with your name and number) to 0116 2787720 and a volunteer will get back to you.
A click and collect request form is available to download and print from the ... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:35 by Rachel Ayton