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

Latest News

Recreation Ground Update

Recreation Ground Update

We have received some enquiries regarding what is happening regarding the former skate park area on the Recreation Ground.

You may recall we sent out a questionnaire with our Spring 2019 copy of the Great Glen Gazette asking the village 'What Should Replace the Skate Park?'

We received 78 completed surveys. A document is attached which shows the analysis of the results. The clear winner was the basketball... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 10:40 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: News

Footpath Closure - From 14 August 2020 for 12 Days

Footpath Closure - From 14 August 2020 for 12 Days

We have received notification from Leicestershire County Council that footpath patching works will commence on 14 August 2020 for 12 days on the footpath between Wych Elm Close and Mount View. A diversion will be in place while the footpath is closed.

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:33 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Safety in Neighbours..

Safety in Neighbours..

Life's safer when you know your neighbours. With more people looking out for unusual behaviour on your street, burglaries can be prevented.

More people out and about means burglary is expected to rise, which is why Leicestershire Police are launching a new campaign called Safety in Neighbours in partnership with the Home Office, to warn residents and provide practical tools to prevent burglary.

To review... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:36 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Online shopping fraud during lockdown

Online shopping fraud during lockdown

Action Fraud, the UK's national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime, received over 16,000 reports relating to online shopping and auction fraud during the lockdown, with losses totalling over £16m. Members of the public have reported buying mobile phones (19%), vehicles (22%), electronics (10%) such as games consoles, AirPods and MacBooks , and footwear (4%) on sites such as eBay (18%),... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 22:15 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Brookfields New Residents..

Brookfields New Residents..

At the Parish Council we would like to WELCOME the new residents of the newly refurbished independent supported living flats at Brookfields. Moving in from Monday 20th July, we hope you enjoy your new life in our village.

Welcome also to all the new staff from Creative Support.

The Parish Team

Posted: Sat, 18 Jul 2020 09:49 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Miller Homes Site/Delivery Vehicles..

Miller Homes Site/Delivery Vehicles..

The Parish Council has received numerous complaints regarding the delivery/site vehicles from the Millers Development on Oaks Road.

After a discussion between the Clerk and the Site Manager, we would like to request the details of any vehicles speeding or delivering before 8am to be passed on to Ben Harper, so he can contact the supplier directly.

Please make a note of the Company Name & Vehicle... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 18 Jul 2020 09:47 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

URGENT Message for ALL Residents..

URGENT Message for ALL Residents..

Message from the Site Manager for Miller Homes development, Oaks Road...

"As you know we are constructing the drainage along Oaks Road. The farmers solicitor has instructed us to fence off the field to the south. It isn't public right of way and while it was open over lock down he was inundated with dog mess in his field. We have honoured his request however the locals keep taking it upon themselves... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 19:42 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Anti Social Behaviour in Great Glen

Anti Social Behaviour in Great Glen

Sadly there have been recent reports of anti-social behaviour at the Recreation Ground on Bindley's Lane. Unfortunately this has become commonplace in the adjoining towns and villages, so the Police have allocated a special car to deal with such issues.

If you are aware of any anti-social behaviour in Great Glen, please make sure you report it to the Police using telephone number 101 or online at www.leics.police.uk... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 09:08 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Coronavirus Support Update

Coronavirus Support Update

We have all been extremely grateful for the hard work Reverend Kim has put in dealing with the volunteer support network over the past weeks. The Parish Council and the village would like to say a big 'thank you'.

The time has come to hand over the administration to Valerie Hawes, who is one of our councillors. She will continue to take calls and allocate volunteers to people who might need help with... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:06 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen, News

Leicester Lockdown Boundaries...

Leicester Lockdown Boundaries...

By Harborough FM News..

'A detailed map of the Leicester lock-down area has been released and shows no parts of the Harborough District are included.

It was announced last night coronavirus restrictions will remain in place in the city and suburbs, as part of the UK's first localised lockdown.

The areas of Leicestershire included in the localised lockdown are:

All areas of Oadby and Wigston

In Blaby District:... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 10:02 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

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