Sainsbury's, Asda, Marks and Spencer's and Aldi offer a volunteer card/voucher scheme which can be purchased online by residents who are self isolating and given to the friend, family member or volunteer who does their shopping.
It's an extremely good way of safeguarding residents and the volunteers where possible as these are cashless transactions and avoid the need to share card and bank details:... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 15:10 by Rachel Ayton
To report a possible breach of coronavirus measures, you can do so online by contacting Leicestershire Police.
There have been several reports of people ignoring the instructions from the government and gathering in groups to meet up, or play sports. Please stay at home. Do not risk the possible spread of the virus.
Two people from two households can meet in an open space as long as they adhere to social... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 08:29 by Rachel Ayton
Please see attached a newsletter which has gone out to residents about the new prison in Glen Parva.
Posted: Tue, 19 May 2020 12:35 by Rachel Ayton
From Monday 18th May, some waste sites will be re-opening. The nearest sites to Glen Parva are Whetstone and Oadby.
To ensure social distancing is maintained, the sites will be operating differently to what you are used to with allocated time slots given. No booking means no entry to the site.
You can book your time slot online or by calling 0116 3050001.
Please only book a slot if absolutely necessary.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 09:06 by Rachel Ayton
It is with very heavy hearts that, due to COVID-19, we must cancel the 19th Glen Parva Gala which was due to take place on Saturday 8th August on Dorothy Avenue Playing Fields.
We feel that the restrictions won't be lifted to the extent that we could host the gala and we must follow Government guidelines and keep everyone safe.
All bookings which had been taken so far have been contacted and we are hoping... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 09:27 by Rachel Ayton
If you're looking for ideas of where to walk on your daily exercise, you can download and print hundreds of free walks via the Walking in England website.
Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 09:00 by Rachel Ayton
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.
Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 09:15 by Rachel Ayton
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.
Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 08:54 by Rachel Ayton
Please see the below press release from Leicestershire County Council regarding the potential re-opening of some waste sites later this month.
The City and County Councils are working hard to re-open the sites.
Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 09:06 by Rachel Ayton
Leicester City Council have put together 'A Story of Leicester' to commemorate VE Day. The page, which celebrates 75 years since the end of WW2 contains photos of friends and families around Leicester celebrating with street and garden parties along with parades in the City Centre.
It's a fascinating read with photographs taken in many places around Leicester including Oadby, Wigston and the Town Centre... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 10:02 by Rachel Ayton