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Gartree Road Fly Tipping Update.

Thank you to all residents who have reported the fly tipping on Gartree Road to us.

There is a large amount of waste which was reported yesterday as soon as we were informed. This is now in the hands of Harborough Enforcement which will be dealt with as soon as possible.

Did you know you can also report fly tipping on Harborough District Council land online via their website? Click here for more information or to begin an.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:57 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: News, Great Glen

100 Dwellings on Land South of London Road REFUSED!

At Harborough District Council planning meeting the Bovis Homes application of 100 dwellings on Land South of London Road, Great Glen was REFUSED by 6 votes to 4. Thanks to the Hands Off Great Glen Group of residents who provided strong, sound planning reasons for its refusal. Great support by Leicester Grammar School, Ward Councillor, and our County Councillor as well as the Parish Council.

Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 21:16 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: News, Great Glen

Leicestershire County Council Online Report Form.

Leicestershire County Council Online Report Form.

Did you know that you can report any problems in your area directly to Leicestershire County Council by using their online report form?

Issues with roads, pavements, street lighting, overgrown hedges or anything else owned by LCC can be submitted online in a matter of minutes and the matter can be dealt with from thereon.

To get started on reporting an issue, click here.

Posted: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:17 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: News, Great Glen

Great Glen Wheelbarrow Race 2017.

Great Glen Wheelbarrow Race 2017.

This year's Great Glen Wheelbarrow Race will take place on Saturday 2nd September with the fun starting at 12pm at the Recreation Ground, Bindley's Lane.

You can register for the event or volunteer to help by clicking here.

Posted: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:00 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: News, Great Glen

Miller Application APPROVED

The latest Miller application for 170 off Oaks Road, considered by Harborough Planning Committee on Tuesday 4th July - recommended approval by a 6 to 5 vote, ignoring all the evidence provided by the Hands Off Great Glen Group and comments from a professional Landscape Consultant.

View the HDC video on our Twitter page.

Posted: Wed, 05 Jul 2017 09:57 by Bill Glasper

Tags: News, Great Glen

Maternity Cover Part Time Office Assistant.

We are looking for a person to cover the maternity leave of our Part Time Administration Assistant.

Please see the attached advert for further information.

Posted: Tue, 04 Jul 2017 14:00 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: News, Parish office, Great Glen

WildSpace Summer Table Top Sale.

WildSpace Summer Table Top Sale.

Thank you to everyone who came along and supported Great Glen WildSpace at their table top sale on Saturday.

Stalls included bric-a-brac, plants and books plus the Real Junk Food Project were on hand to provide refreshments on a 'pay as you feel' basis. There were lemon and poppy seed cakes plus red velvet brownies.

There was a lovely atmosphere in the Youth Centre and everyone enjoyed the day. Volunteers from the.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jul 2017 12:36 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: News, Great Glen

Parish Notice Board Information.

As you may know, there are six notice boards in the village at present, including the one in our office window.

Whilst we are happy to display your notices with approval, free of charge, there are just a couple of points which we feel you may find useful.

Each poster is displayed for two weeks, or if it advertises the date of an event, it will be taken down after that date.

As you are aware, posters or.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jul 2017 12:23 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: News, Great Glen

Grand Opening Of Age UK Memory Cafe.

Grand Opening Of Age UK Memory Cafe.

On Saturday 28th July, Age UK Oadby & Wigston are holding the grand opening of The Memory Café "Forget Me Not".

Tickets are £4.00 per person which includes afternoon tea and entertainment by Lizzie Rushby.

You can purchase your tickets now from the reception at Age UK, Paddock Street, Wigston LE18 2AN or call 0116 2885203 for more information.

Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:02 by Rachel Ayton

Tags: News

Statement of Case Following Public Meeting.

An application has been received from Miller Homes 17/00579/OUT for land off Oaks Road. A meeting on 4th May informed residents what was happening, including updates from the Hands Off Great Glen Group (HOGG) and the Parish Council. Following the meeting, and legal consultation the attached document has been lodged with the Planning Inspector by the Hands Off Great Glen Group. You can support this important campaign... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 May 2017 11:40 by Bill Glasper

Tags: News, Great Glen

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