Some fantastic news for the Glen Parva Walking Group who have been announced as Winners of the Beat the Street Small Teams Total Points Leader Board!
The Glen Parva Health Walks usually take place on a Wednesday morning at 10.30am meeting on Dorothy Avenue Playing Fields, by the cafe/library. The walks are not taking place at present due to COVID-19 but once they are up and running again, I will update... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:27 by Rachel Ayton
Unfortunately, there are some terrible people out there who are using the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to scam people out of money by claiming to be from the NHS.
An email from Sam Hancock, Police Cyber Protect Officer, Leicestershire reads:
Criminals are targeting people with NHS scam emails. The NHS will NEVER ask you to send money directly to a bank account. If you would like to donate... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:19 by Rachel Ayton
Please see the attached document from Leicestershire County Council containing current grant and funding opportunities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The list is primarily for voluntary and community public sector organisations including charities and social enterprises.
Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 12:58 by Rachel Ayton
Blaby District Council have produced a COVID-19 Community Pack containing information to help support households and local community during the Corona Virus outbreak. The information includes useful contacts, websites and resources.
To view the information pack, click here and download the PDF attachment.
Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 07:02 by Rachel Ayton
If you haven't already got it, the Next Door app is a fantastic way of keeping in touch with fellow members of your community.
With the current COVID-19 situation, it is quite possibly more useful than ever with residents offering help and a friendly ear to people who may be struggling with loneliness during this difficult time.
You can register with Next Door by clicking here.
Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:23 by Rachel Ayton
The playground on Dorothy Avenue Playing Fields is now CLOSED until further notice.
Play equipment, gym equipment and the shelter have been taped off so we ask that you please respect this and stay at home.
Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 08:06 by Rachel Ayton
Please see below a statement from Glen Parva Parish Council Chairman Jan Martin:
Dear Residents and Friends of Glen Parva Parish Council .
It is with great sadness and a sincere regret that I have to inform you that our Library and cafe will close at 12.30 on Thursday due to the Corona Virus .
This is a temporary measure.
Our paramount concern is for our amazing volunteers who for the last 4.5 years have... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 10:40 by Rachel Ayton
Following a Parish Council meeting on 16th March, it is with regret that due to the current situation with COVID-19, we feel it is necessary to cancel our Open Gardens event which was due to take place on 13th June.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and would like to thank everyone who put their name forward for this event.
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 12:16 by Rachel Ayton
The Government and NHS are well prepared to deal with this virus and you can help to:
CATCH IT, BIN IT, KILL IT.
Germs can live on some surfaces for hours. Protect yourself and others by:
Always carrying a tissue with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze.
Bin the tissue and to kill the germs, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water, or use a sanitiser gel.
For more information on Coronavirus... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Mar 2020 12:24 by Rachel Ayton