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... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:40 by Alexis Biggs
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... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:21 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... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 09:37 by Cheryl Small
We have been asked by the Freer Centre in Wigston to let residents know they have lots of capacity for testing. Please book online: www.gov.uk/find-covid-19-lateral-flow-test-site
The government wants lateral flow tests to be used to identify asymptomatic people, as one in three people with COVID-19 has no symptoms.
They use similar technology to a pregnancy test and can produce a result within about... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 14:38 by Cheryl Small
We have recently issued the following letter to residents living around Memorial Green/London Road and also along Stretton Road:
Consultation: Speed Cushions on Stretton Road/London Road
As many of you are aware there have been many incidents of vehicles travelling too fast through the village, we know this from complaints received and what we see ourselves. This has been confirmed by... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 10:54 by Alexis Biggs
Are you under 18? A budding photographer and would like a chance to win a cash prize?
Our Junior Councillors are running a photography competition over the Easter holidays for the youth of the village.
Pick a theme from 'Nature' 'Manmade' or
'What Great Glen means to me'
and submit your entry to
email@example.com with your name, age and category by 16th April.
Age categories :
1. Under 10 years,
2.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 09:44 by Cheryl Small
Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order for surface dressing season which commences 19th April 2021 until 31st August 2021.
Please find document attached outlining areas and dates they will be affected.
Please note, these works are weather dependant and subject to change.
Posted: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 10:19 by Cheryl Small
The 23rd of March marks the first day, a year later, the country went into lockdown. The nation has been asked to remember and reflect on the roller coaster ride of a journey we have all gone through, the people we have lost, the hardships that have been faced and the moments of community spirit shining through. To remember all of those who have given their all to help us through this difficult time.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 10:44 by Cheryl Small
Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A road closure is required on Main Street, Great Glen between Ruperts Way and Co-op on the 18th March 2021 for 3 days.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Severn Trent Water to facilitate new water connection.
The proposed alternative diversion route... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 10:02 by Alexis Biggs