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

Parish Cemetery CLOSED to the public

We have the following update from the Government

"Cemeteries should now be closed to the public, except for funerals or burials.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations 2020 came in to force on the 26 March and apply to any person who is responsible for a crematorium or burial ground including local authorities and private providers."

Please respect the new laws to allow funeral... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:19 by Bill Glasper

Tags: Great Glen

Latest update on Oaks Road from Network

Our NRSWA Inspector visit the site to assess the current situation and at present the road could not be safely reopened.

There are pallets of bricks along each side of the fencing to keep the site safe and secure, and the fences are padlocked shut. Even if these were moved there's an open excavation trenching from the site entrance to the fencing in Great Glen with the excavation moving to the connection... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:31 by Bill Glasper

Tags: Great Glen, News

Great Glen Crematorium

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Please note that following the passing of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020, our Crematorium and Cemetery Grounds are currently closed to all visitors.

The new Regulations require that during... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:25 by Bill Glasper

Tags: Great Glen, News

Coronavirus Support

Coronavirus Support

We hope that you are keeping safe and well during the Coronavirus crisis.

Please remember that we have a wonderful team of volunteers that can help you with shopping, the collection of prescriptions, posting mail or simply telephone for a friendly chat.

If you would like their help, please call Reverend Kim Ford on 0116 259 2238. You may need to leave a message, but she will call you back as soon as... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:10 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Oaks Road access

Following comments from general public regarding access to Oaks Road we have the following response from the Network.

"The current footway in Great Glen stops by the last house on the corner of Coverside Road/ Oaks Road, there is then no footway all the way along the rest of Oaks Road as it travels out into the countryside.

Where there are no pedestrian provisions in the way of a footway to begin with,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:21 by Bill Glasper

Tags: Great Glen, News

Latest scams

Further Scam Warnings

It would appear there are people who have no depths below which they will sink. Please share this scam warning via your websites.

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:52 by Bill Glasper

Tags: News

Council Tax payments

New options to pay Council Tax over 12 months

In light of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on residents, residents in the Harborough district who pay their Council Tax by 10 monthly instalments can now choose to pay over 12 months in the financial year to spread the cost.

Residents should email: if they would like to take this option – stating 10 monthly instalments... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:45 by Bill Glasper

Tags: Great Glen, News

Great Glen Coronavirus Update - Church & Recreation Ground

In line with Government guidelines, St Cuthberts Church has unfortunately had to close it's doors to the public. The books and puzzles everyone has so kindly donated will remain, and as soon as the restrictions are lifted, the church will open the doors again.

Additionally, the Parish Council has also had to close the play park and tennis courts at the Recreation Ground. Again, this is done to comply... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 09:58 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Parish Office Is Now Closed

Parish Office Is Now Closed


Due to the Corona Virus outbreak we have closed the Parish Office to visitors with immediate effect to allow self-isolation of staff and to allow social distancing.

We are however still available on the telephone on 0116 259 3004 or 07769 812203

The response will not be immediate, but we will get back to you.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

or by email Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 08:08 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News, Parish office

Clap For Our Carers... Thursday 26th March @ 8pm.

Clap For Our Carers... Thursday 26th March @ 8pm.

"During these unprecedented times they need to know that we are grateful"

A nationwide campaign has been launched to encourage as many people that are able, to clap in appreciation for the hard work and commitment from the NHS.

Thursday 26th March at 8pm, please join in and show your support.

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:53 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

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