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

Get Safe Online - Back to Basics

Get Safe Online - Back to Basics

This year, most people and businesses around the world have relied on the internet far more than ever before. Unfortunately, at the same time, the level of online crime and other harms has also substantially increased.

These tips and advice are intended to cover the most basic practices that we all need to follow in order to protect yourselves from the most common online threats. As well as safeguarding... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:41 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

London Road De-Silting Work...

London Road De-Silting Work...

Leicester County Council will be carrying out some de-silting works from 14th October to 11th November. Temporary traffic lights will be in place on London Road for the duration of the work.

For more information please see find link below..

Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 09:29 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Lock Up and Light Up This Winter

image of policeman and person in custody

A Circular from Leicestershire Police:

As the evenings start to draw in, officers are reminding people to ensure their homes look occupied during the darker nights.

The force traditionally sees a seasonal rise in burglaries around the time the clocks go back, with offences often rising through December and January.

The winter months can make it easier for burglars to go unnoticed and also makes unoccupied... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 14:43 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2019-2020

magnifying glass examining AUDIT letters


Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the Year ended 31st March 2020

Section 20(2) and 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI2015/234)


The Audit of the accounts for Great Glen Parish Council for the year ended 31st March 2020 has been completed and the accounts have been published.

The Annual Governance &... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 12:14 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Reports

Mystery Shopper Recruitment Scam

Fraud alert

Please be aware of the following scam currently circulating.

Fraudsters are targeting job-seekers with a recruitment scam that has already claimed 35 victims with losses totalling over £51,000.
The fraudsters use recruitment websites and apps to identify potential targets. The victim is then cold-called by someone claiming to be an employee of a mobile phone network. The caller explains to the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 10:16 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Stretton Road Closure Temporary Traffic Regulation Order

Road Closed and Diversion Signs

Please find attached the documentation from Leicestershire County Council regarding the closure of Stretton Road and the relevant diversions.

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 13:47 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Road Closure at Oaks Road/Stretton Road Junction - 5/10/20 for Four Weeks

Road Closed and Diversion Signs

Please note that with effect from Monday 5 October 2020 there will be roadworks at the junction of Stretton Road and Oaks Road, whilst a new mini roundabout is constructed. Stretton Road will be closed to vehicular traffic and traffic on Oaks Road will be controlled by traffic lights. A diversion will be in force, however local knowledge will probably enable you to take an alternative to this route.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 09:22 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen, News

New Office Opening Hours

New Opening hours poster

In line with the latest Government guidance, we will only be opening the office on a Wednesday morning until further notice. The office opening hours are 9.30am – 12.30pm.

We are available on the telephone – 07769 812203. Arrangements can be made for private appointments by telephone or by Zoom.

Alternatively, you can contact us by email at

If you need help from the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:22 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Parish office

The 'Village shop on the move' is coming to Great Glen...

Village shop on the move Van

The Back to Basics 'village shop on the move' is coming to Great Glen Methodist Church car park on Fridays @2.30-3.30pm starting this Friday 18th September.

They have over 100 dried products on the van. Fresh bread, fresh dairy milk, eggs, cheese, vegetables and sweet treats. Don't forget bring your own containers!

Check out all the zero waste products that you could buy from the zero waste mobile shop.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 10:21 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Recycling in Great Glen

Green Recycle Logo

Please find attached a helpful list of the things you can and cannot put in your blue lidded bin.

Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 09:53 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

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