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 07825393777

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We were very saddened to hear of the death of HRH Price Phillip the Duke of Edinburgh.

We are very grateful for his extraordinary service to the nation over so many years.

We extend our sympathies to Her Majesty the Queen and The Royal Family.

In accordance with the latest Government Coronavirus guidelines, our office is now closed until further notice.

Please remember that we have a wonderful team of volunteers that can help you with shopping, the collection of prescriptions, posting mail or simply telephone for a friendly chat.

If you would like their help, please call Valerie Hawes on 0116 259 3817 for assistance. You may need to leave a message, but she will call you back as soon as possible.

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.

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Vacancy - Parish Council Manager

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Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:40 by Alexis Biggs

Vacancy for Parish Council Manager - RFO and Proper Officer

Due to the retirement of the current Manager a Vacancy has occurred for a Parish Council Manager.

Full time - 37 hours per week. Flexible working requests will be considered and working from home may be necessary at times during the current pandemic, attendance at evening meetings is required.

We would like a highly motivated, innovative, organised and community focused applicant to undertake this key role. A Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification is highly desirable, or candidates should be willing to work towards the qualification. Ideally candidates will have knowledge of local government organisation and procedures. More »

Closing date for the receipt of applications: Monday 12th April 2021 at 12 noon.

Interviews: Wednesday 21st April 2021.

An application pack is available here:

For an informal discussion about the post contact Lesley Sanderson, Clerk, at Great Glen Parish Council: Telephone: 0116 259 3004 or email:

Great Glen Parish Council is committed to equal opportunities and actively welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. » Less

Help Find Purdey the Cancer Support Dog...

Help Find Purdey the Cancer Support Dog...

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:21 by Cheryl Small

Please help find Purdey..

Purdey is an adult female black Labrador who was stolen overnight from her home in Billesdon, Leicestershire on 19/02/21. She is still missing!

Purdey is a special girl and was gifted to her owner as a cancer support dog. As you can imagine the owner is devastated and each day that goes by doesn't get any better.

Someone must know something about her disappearance and I would urge anyone to please come forward in strictest confidence. More »

Please get in contact either on 101 or through Crime Stoppers. » Less

Census Text Scam

Census Text Scam

Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 09:37 by Cheryl Small

Text below received yesterday. It is a scam.

Text message below states that the recipient made a mistake on their form and liable for a fine and invited to review their information. They are then directed to a bogus Census website. A couple of pages in, the recipient is asked for bank account details to pay a fee. Fortunately, the recipient became suspicious and contacted me.

We advise you do NOT respond to these text messages, and be mindful these may also appear as emails. More »

At no point will you be asked for your national insurance number, passwords, bank account details, or your credit or debit card numbers, nor any payment

You will not be called for information about the census, unless you've made an appointment with the Census Contact Centre or made a query or complaint.

Never click on links in unsolicited texts or emails

Suspicious texts should be forwarded to 7726 and suspicious emails forwarded to

Please share to make others aware. Please warn others who may not see our social media and email warnings.

Would you pledge to #Tell2 elderly or vulnerable relatives and neighbours to help keep them safe? » Less

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