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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

Latest News

Local lambs being attacked by dogs!

Local lambs being attacked by dogs!

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.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:33 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Great Glen Youth Club is back on!

Great Glen Youth Club is back on!

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

Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:17 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: News, Great Glen

Snow & Flood Wardens Required....

Snow & Flood Wardens Required....

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

Please enquire if you are interested.

Posted: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 10:15 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

We would like to wish residents and visitors a Happy and Prosperous 2018!

We would like to wish residents and visitors a Happy and Prosperous 2018!

Happy New Year to residents and visitors to the village.

Posted: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 09:42 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Cars left unattended to warm up and melt ice/snow give out a clear message....

Cars left unattended to warm up and melt ice/snow give out a clear message....

Leaving your car unattended whilst its running to de-ice the windows and warm up is leaving an open invitation to car thieves.

There have been cars broken into in the village lately, so please stay with your vehicle whilst defrosting.

Posted: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 12:12 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Please clean up after your dog!

Please clean up after your dog!

We have had quite a few complaints lately from residents regarding dog waste on pavements around the village.

It is an offence to not pick up after your dog, and owners can also be fined if they cannot produce a means to collect the waste when asked by an officer.

Dog mess can now be disposed of in ANY bin, please be respectful of the residents of this village and clean it up..

Posted: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:21 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Latest on the Neighbourhood Plan

Following the recent poll regarding the Neighbourhood Plan we are delighted to report that it was approved as follows:-

Total votes cast 876

Cast in favour 776

Cast against 94

Spoiled papers 6

26.6% turnout.

http://www.harborough.gov.uk/directory_record/2245/great_glen_neighbourhood_plan

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:09 by Bill Glasper

Tags: Great Glen, News

Appeal Decision DISMISSED!

Thanks to the great research, efforts and evidence of the Hands Off Great Glen Group who linked with the Parish Council to be a Rule 6 party at the appeal.

The following extract is taken from the conclusion:-

53. However, these benefits would not in my view overcome the significant harm to the local landscape arising from the proposed development and the consequent failure to comply with the development plan and NP. This harm would.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:11 by Bill Glasper

Tags: News, Great Glen

Local MP and County Council take Leicestershire’s fair funding campaign to No.10

Local MP and County Council take Leicestershire’s fair funding campaign to No.10

Neil O'Brien, MP for Harborough, Oadby and Wigston, has taken the campaign to get fairer funding for Leicestershire to the heart of government, taking Leicestershire County Council official to meet key decision makers in No.10 Downing Street and the Treasury.

Mr O'Brien, along with Deputy Leader of the County Council Cllr Byron Rhodes, presented proposals for a simpler, fairer system of local government funding to.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:23 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Disposing of Your Bagged Dog Waste.

Disposing of Your Bagged Dog Waste.

You may have seen on the bins around the village that dog waste is now accepted in general litter bins.

There are already several dog waste bins around the village but you can now dispose of your bagged dog waste in other bins.

In certain areas around Great Glen, dog waste is left on pavements and grassed areas by the person in charge, which is an offence. If you are caught allowing your dog to foul without picking up after it then you.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:20 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: News, Great Glen

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