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 07769812203

Latest News

Reduce Halloween Waste

Reduce Halloween Waste

Communities across Leicester and Leicestershire are being urged to get involved to help prevent food and household waste this Halloween.

It's estimated up to 15 million pumpkins are binned in the UK every Halloween – but the flesh, seeds and even the stringy bits can be used to serve up some delicious treats instead. Once you have finished with your lantern, if it can't be eaten, it can go in... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:31 by Cheryl Small

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Temporary Traffic Lights - Oaks Road/Stretton Road Junction

Temporary Traffic Lights - Oaks Road/Stretton Road Junction

Temporary traffic lights will be in place at the junction of Oaks Road and Stretton Road from Thursday 21st to Friday 22nd October while Leicestershire County Council carry out work to the roundabout/traffic humps.

For more info : https://one.network/?GBTMI21332996

Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:00 by Cheryl Small

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Path Works at The Cemetery Field

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Please note that work to construct a path has commenced at the Cemetery Field (between London Road and the Parish Cemetery and Peace Garden). In the interests of safety the area is best avoided via Sence Crescent or London Road.

The cemetery and peace garden can be accessed safely through the churchyard entrances.

We are expecting the work to take approximately one week.

Posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:44 by Alexis Biggs

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Job Vacancy - Parish Council Manager

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Recruitment of Parish Council Manager

Salary Scale: SPC 24 – 32 (£28,672 - £35,745 per annum) depending upon experience and qualifications, plus Pension.

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 will be required.

Great Glen Parish Council is an... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:53 by Alexis Biggs

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Raising Awareness of Common Types of Teenage Cancer

text stating Raising Awareness of Common Types of Teenage Cancer

Please find attached a helpful booklet produced by local young people to help other teenagers find information about common types of cancer.

The creator of the campaign, Harry, writes:

My name is Harry, I am a Member of the UK Youth Parliament for Leicestershire and I am the founder and creator of the campaign 'Improving cancer care for Young People'. The reason for the campaign is because I, along with... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:45 by Alexis Biggs

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Roadworks Notification - Stretton Road/Devana Way

Roadworks Notification - Stretton Road/Devana Way

We've had notification of essential works due to be carried out by Openreach on Stretton Road and Devana Way. Temporary Traffic lights will be in place from 13th - 15th October.

For more info:

https://one.network/?GBTMI21300770

Posted: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 14:00 by Cheryl Small

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Celebrate Safely - Halloween and Bonfire Night

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Harborough District Council have launched their 'celebrate safely' campaign as Halloween and Bonfire Night approaches. You can read their information here: Community Safety News & Campaigns | Community Safety News & Campaigns | Harborough District Council

In addition they have a downloadable poster 'Trick or Treaters - No Thanks' for those who do not wish to participate. The link for this poster... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 10:21 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Platinum Jubilee Celebration Committee

Platinum Jubilee Celebration Committee

THE QUEEN'S PLATINUM JUBILEE 2022

We are looking to form a committee to support the Parish Council in organising an exciting event to celebrate this momentous occasion. We are looking for people with ideas, enthusiasm and community spirit.

The event will take place over the bank holiday weekend of Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th June.

If you are interested in being involved, please contact :-

office@greatglen-pc.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 12:55 by Cheryl Small

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Violence Against Women and Girls

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We have received the following alert from Leicestershire Police, Neighbourhood Link:

As part of our ongoing commitment to reduce violence towards women and girls we are launching an online portal to raise concerns.

Please have a look at our StreetSafe https://www.police.uk/pu/notices/streetsafe/street-safe/

This system does not replace the traditional method of reporting crime and incidents. This system... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 16:29 by Alexis Biggs

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Great Glen Gardening Club Meeting 14th October 2021

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A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

THURSDAY 14 OCTOBER 2021

AT 7.30PM

AT THE METHODIST CHAPEL HALL

The good news is that the Church has changed the rules for groups using the Church Rooms. We will no longer have to have the street doors open although we still have to have windows open to give a through flow of air. It does make the rooms much warmer although it is necessary to wrap up warmly.

Please come and join us,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 14:10 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

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