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

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Leicestershire County Council A426 Blaby River Bridge.

Leicestershire County Council A426  Blaby River Bridge.

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

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester

The Park Cafe Open from Monday 5th October.

The Park Cafe Open from Monday 5th October.

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

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester

Glen Parva Newsletter Autumn 2020

Glen Parva Newsletter Autumn 2020

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

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Parish Council

Glen Hills Library Booked Visits Service.

Glen Hills Library Booked Visits Service.

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

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Library

The Park Cafe Donates Refreshments to Fare Share.

The Park Cafe Donates Refreshments to Fare Share.

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

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Parish Council

Dorothy Avenue Playing Fields Play Area.

Dorothy Avenue Playing Fields Play Area.

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

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Parish Council

Glen Parva Gala 2021.

Glen Parva Gala 2021.

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

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Parish Council

Fly Tipping and How to Report it.

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

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester

Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman.

Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman.

Glen Parva Parish Council would like to congratulate Jan Martin, who has been elected Chairman for the 15th consecutive year and Stan Sidorowicz, who has been elected Vice Chairman for the 12th consecutive year.

On behalf of everyone at GPPC, we would like to thank Mrs Martin and Mr Sidorowicz for their continued support.

Pictured: Chairman Mrs J Martin and Vice Chairman Mr S Sidorowicz.

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 09:15 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Parish Council

COVID-19 Support for Vulnerable Residents.

COVID-19 Support for Vulnerable Residents.

If you are a vulnerable resident, or know of anyone vulnerable who needs help, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

There are support groups and help available to all vulnerable residents who are struggling during this uncertain time and there is also the Blaby District Council Community Hub on hand ready to help.

https://www.blaby.gov.uk/leisure-health-and-community/community/coronavirus-community-hub/... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 08:54 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: Glen Parva, Leicester, Parish Council