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Great Glen Parish Council

Serving the people of Great Glen

Clerk: Lesley Sanderson
Glendale House, 1 Church Road
Great Glen, Leics LE8 9FE

Tel: 0116 259 3004 07769812203

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    WI Centenary Daffodil planting

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WELCOME to the Great Glen Parish Council website. We want this to be a useful information centre and a tool for all those living and working in the Village.

Please help us improve this website by sending us your comments.

We are delighted that people are using the Directory and your group can be included. You can put your organisation or group meetings onto the Community Calendar. You simply add it! Once approved it will be published.

To Celebrate 2018 as the 100th year of the Great Glen Women's Institute, 2000 daffodils have been planted around the village!

A photograph was taken as the daffodils were planted on our Memorial Green and other strategic points around the village..

We look forward with expectation of seeing the fruits of their labours in the spring!

If you would like to find out more about the WI and joining click the below link...

https://www.thewi.org.uk/about-the-wi

Great Glen Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make Great Glen a better place to live, work, play and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Find local groups and facilities in our community directory. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

Latest News

Local lambs being attacked by dogs!

Local lambs being attacked by dogs!

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:33 by Cheryl Small

It is an offence to allow a dog to worry sheep!

Worrying includes attacking or chasing sheep and, in some circumstances, farmers are legally entitled to shoot dogs if they are endangering their sheep.

It is every dog's instinct to chase, even if they are usually obedient and good with other animals.

Farmers appreciate lots of people like their dog to enjoy the countryside with them, but as much of the UK's rural landscape is maintained by grazing sheep there is always a strong chance you will encounter some while out with your dog. More »

Chasing by dogs can do serious damage to sheep, even if the dog doesn't catch them. The stress of worrying by dogs can cause sheep to die and pregnant ewes to miscarry their lambs. Sheep are valuable assets and any harm to them harms a farmer's livelihood.

If you are a witness to sheep worrying please report this to the police on 101...

To find out more :-

http://www.nationalsheep.org.uk/dog-owners/ » Less

Great Glen Youth Club is back on!

Great Glen Youth Club is back on!

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:17 by Rachel Ayton

Every Thursday, Great Glen Youth Centre is open for children ages 8-16 years as part of the Chill Out Projects run by the HCYC.

Running from 6.30-8pm, children can come along and listen to music, play games, experiment with crafts, take part in sports and much more.

For enquiries please call Ruth on 07999 081566 or email ruth@hcyc.org.uk

Snow & Flood Wardens Required....

Snow & Flood Wardens Required....

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 10:15 by Cheryl Small

The Parish Council has vacancies for a volunteer Snow Warden and Flood Warden. Training and equipment supplied.

Please enquire if you are interested.

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