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

Garden Waste Bin Subscription Reminder

Garden Waste Bin Subscription Reminder

Have you signed up for your green bin collection for 2019/2020 yet? With better weather forecast it is time to get out in the garden again. The new garden waste collection service will start in April. For more information, take a look at the Harborough District Council website https://www.harborough.gov.uk/green-bin

Green bin collections for last year's subscribers will recommence in March.

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:30 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: News

New X3 Bus Timetable From 24th February...

New X3 Bus Timetable From 24th February...

X3: Leicester – Kibworth – Market Harborough

The timetable of this service is being revised to reflect changing customer demand from 24th February.

In Market Harborough most buses will no longer serve the Southern Estate loop of Bath Street, Fairfax Road, Stuart Road and Cromwell Crescent. Buses will continue to serve the estate at key commuting and shopping times.

For more information and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:53 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Cromwell Road Play Park Upgrade...

Cromwell Road Play Park Upgrade...

Harborough District Council has just introduced state of the art play equipment at play areas in Fleckney, Great Glen (Cromwell Road) and Market Harborough – with play areas in Lutterworth and Broughton Astley to be revamped later this year.

The new play equipment promotes sensory play, educational play, fitness play and 'non-prescriptive play' which allows children to communicate at their own... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:32 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News, Great Glen

Miller Homes Oaks Road Reserved Matters Application is REFUSED!!

Miller Homes Oaks Road Reserved Matters Application is REFUSED!!

The Reserved Matters Planning Application for 170 houses on Land north of Oaks Road by Miller Homes has been refused by HDC at a recent planning committee meeting.

HDC Particulars of decision

The proposed development shall have an adverse landscape impact particularly because of inadequate landscape mitigation which, considered with level changes across the site, shall damage the character and amenity... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:13 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Defibrillator in Great Glen

Defibrillator in Great Glen

Please note that the defibrillator has been removed from the Post Office and is temporarily situated at the Parish Office. We are currently in the process of refurbishing the equipment and obtaining a weatherproof cabinet. It will then be relocated to the Recreation Ground. When it is installed there we will let you know.

There is another defibrillator located outside the Co-op on Main Street.

Posted: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 11:51 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: News

Please Clean Up After Your Pet

Please Clean Up After Your Pet

Please Clean Up After Your Pet!

The village residents have noticed that there is a lot of dog waste on pavements recently. The recreation ground is particularly badly affected.

If you are a dog owner you have a legal duty to clean up when your dog fouls in a public place. You can be fined if you are not carrying the necessary bags/scoops to deal with your dog's waste.

Please be respectful of your neighbours... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:01 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: News

Changes to HDC's Planning Committee and Procedures

Changes to HDC's Planning Committee and Procedures

The District Council has revised its planning procedures to adopt a more efficient approach and bring the Council in line with other planning authorities.

At a meeting of Full Council held on 30 July 2018, Councillors agreed that from 4 September 2018, the size of Harborough District Council's planning committee will be reduced from 12 Councillors to 9 Councillors. This reflects changes made by the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Aug 2018 09:31 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Leicestershire County Council proposes to buy Brookfield

The Cabinet papers from LCC are available here outlining the proposal to provide supported living at Brookfield after extensive refurbishment.

The Parish Council is actively involved in arranging another meeting for the people of Great Glen.

Posted: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:17 by Bill Glasper

Tags: Land & Property, Reports

Leicestershire County Council Online Report Form.

Leicestershire County Council Online Report Form.

Did you know that you can report any problems in your area directly to Leicestershire County Council by using their online report form?

Issues with roads, pavements, street lighting, overgrown hedges or anything else owned by LCC can be submitted online in a matter of minutes and the matter can be dealt with from thereon.

To get started on reporting an issue, click here.

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 11:30 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: News, Great Glen

Add Events To The Community Calendar.

On our website, we can offer you the chance to add your own events onto the community calendar.

Our 'What's On' section allows you to publicise your local events by placing them on the specified dates, which must be approved by us at the Parish Council, in order for it to be visible for public viewing.

If you would like to get started and select some dates for approval, follow the steps on the Community... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:49 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen, News

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