Great Glen Parish Council

Serving the people of Great Glen

Parish Manager: Joanne Adkins
Glendale House, 1 Church Road
Great Glen, Leics LE8 9FE

Tel: 0116 259 3004


Christmas Coffee Morning 12th December 2022 from 10am

Christmas Coffee Morning 12th December 2022 from 10am

Join the Parish Team on 12th December 2022 from 10am for coffee, cake and great company!

Following the success of our last event we are delighted to invite you all once again to the Parish Office for good coffee and delicious sweet treats.

This time we will be raising funds for the Salvation Army so we hope you will be just as generous.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Joanne, Alexis and Cheryl

Posted: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 13:31 by Joanne Adkins

Tags: Great Glen, News

Poppy Appeal 2022

Poppy Appeal 2022

A massive thank you from the Royal British Legion!

To the Residents of Great Glen,

Without your help, we would be unable to continue our vital welfare and benevolent work.

The total collected for the Poppy Appeal 2022 within the village was £4461.19

Thank you very much for helping.

Yours sincerely,

Sue, Local Honorary Organiser

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 11:26 by Joanne Adkins

Tags: Great Glen, News

Warm Space Scheme

Warm Space Here Monday to Friday 10am - 2pm

Great Glen Parish Council is part of the Warm Space Scheme, offering warmth, community and help.

This facility is available Monday to Friday, from 10am until 2pm.

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 12:46 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Get In The Know

a nurse holding an ipad

Leicestershire and Rutland NHS have launched a helpful website called 'Get in the Know' which has information all in one place to help you access medical care locally. The link is:

Local 'Urgent Care Services' are listed under this page: Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 09:12 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Community Pantry

Community Pantry





We are happy to receive donations to the Community Pantry here!


Spaghetti Hoops, Tinned Fruit (not peaches), Tinned Vegetables (not carrots), Tinned Meals – chilli, stew, etc

Donations of toiletries are also welcomed.


Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 15:09 by Joanne Adkins

Tags: Great Glen, News

Great Glen Remembrance Service and Parade

Great Glen Remembrance Service and Parade

Thank you to everyone involved in the planning and organisation of Remembrance Sunday in the village. We were blessed with good weather and a great turn out from residents.

Thank you to the Rainbows, Beavers, Brownies and Scouts for your participation, St Cuthbert's Church for the service and the Royal British Legion. Thank you to the volunteers helping with the road closure and Ian Humphry for Traffic... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 10:07 by Cheryl Small

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Remembrance Poppies at St Cuthbert's Church

waterfall of red and purple poppies on church building

We must congratulate and thank the Crafters of Great Glen who have created an utterly stunning display of poppies at St Cuthbert's Church.

If you are able, please take a walk up to the Church to admire their beautiful masterpiece. It is best viewed close up.

It has taken many months of work from many different people - a real labour of love. Such a fitting composition to mark Remembrance Day and recognise... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 13:41 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Nine Circular Walks From Great Glen

Nine Circular Walks From Great Glen

If you love walking and are looking for some new local routes, this book produced by a village resident is available to purchase in the office.

Nine Circular Walks from Great Glen by Heather MacDermid,
£3 a copy.

Posted: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 12:24 by Cheryl Small

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Update - Great Glen Community Hub

Great Glen Logo

Update from Cllr Glasper, Chair of Great Glen Parish Council, on the new village community hub.

Posted: Thu, 06 Oct 2022 12:08 by Joanne Adkins

Tags: Great Glen, News

Message from Cllr Fletham, Chair of Leicestershire County Council

A report for the Council Cabinet on 23 September laid out the dire financial position for local government and for Leicestershire County Council in particular. The Council's budget gap is set to grow from £8m to £28m next year and could surpass £140m by 2026. Although the Council, which is known for its efficient spending of available money, has had to face and plan for many budget... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Oct 2022 15:45 by Joanne Adkins

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