Great Glen Parish Council

Serving the people of Great Glen

Parish Manager: Joanne Adkins
Glendale House, 1 Church Road
Great Glen, Leics LE8 9FE

Tel: 0116 259 3004


Wildlife Walk Sunday 14th August

Wildlife Walk Sunday 14th August

The Great Glen Community Wildspace and Local Naturalist Judith Conroy will be holding a Sunday stroll with a bee focus to learn more about these vital pollinators.

Start Time 09:30 at The War Memorial for a gentle walk of approx. 1.5 hours.

Suggested contribution of £5, children free.

Posted: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 10:39 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Macmillan Coffee Morning - Monday 26 September 2022

text saying world's biggest coffee morning

Save the date!

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support at The Parish Office on Monday 26th September 2022 from 11am onwards.

Make a note in your diary, and we look forward to seeing you then. More information to follow nearer the time.

Posted: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 14:25 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Please Water Us...

Please Water Us...

If you have a tree outside your house, or one that you pass on your daily walk, then you can help. Requirements vary depending on a number of factors such as species and location, but a general rule is that they should receive at least 50 litres (5 large buckets) of water per week in May, June, July and August.

The main points are:

  • Watering should ideally be carried out in the early morning or evening.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 11:24 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Community Safety

Community Safety

By signing up individuals, businesses, organisations, and groups pledge to four actions:

  • PROMOTE - promote a culture that does not tolerate harmful language, antisocial behaviour and hostility toward others
  • ENABLE - enable others to identify and take an active stance to prevent harassment, antisocial behaviour and intimidation within their community
  • REPORT - actively encourage and support others to report... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 13:53 by Joanne Adkins

Tags: News

Environment Matters

pictures of a blue sky, people on bicycles and a recycling truck

Leicestershire County Council's summer edition of the 'Environment Matters' newsletter can be viewed here. There are some interesting articles on the following topics:

* Preventing food waste before going on holiday

* Preventing BBQ food waste

* Wildlife Verge Open Days

* Tackling ash dieback

* Watering newly planted trees in your area

* Green Homes Grant

* Swift Awareness Week

* Supporting hedgehogs

* Using... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 14:14 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen, News

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Notice of Conclusion of Audit



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 2022 has been completed and the accounts have been published.

The Annual Governance & Accountability... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 13:58 by Joanne Adkins

Tags: Great Glen, News, Reports

Community Pantry at St Cuthbert's Church

Pictures of tins at the Community Pantry

We are pleased to announce the opening of the Community Pantry at St Cuthbert's Church, Great Glen.

Open Monday to Friday 10am - 3pm in the Church Foyer.

People can donate tinned goods, with surplus food being passed out to foodbanks. There is signposting information up in the foyer of the church to other services. People can take the food they need to make up or supplement a meal.

Posted: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 13:44 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Household Support Fund

Leicestershire county council logo

The Household Support Fund is provided by the Government to local authorities to support families with children and individuals most in need. It replaced the Covid Local Grant Scheme (CLGS).

The fund runs until 30 September 2022.

Support available

Food vouchers

  • Households with children - £20 per adult per week, £15 per child per week (for maximum of 2 weeks)
  • Single households - £25... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 10:20 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Platinum Jubilee Planter Competition (Adult)

Red white and blue plants

We are pleased to announce the winner of the Platinum Jubilee Planter Competition is Rachel. Her lovely jubilee planter and arrangement wins her a £50 National Garden Centre Voucher.

Many thanks to all those who entered the competition and made the village look pretty in the process!

Posted: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 14:41 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Children's Platinum Jubilee Planter Competition

3 pictures of red white and blue flowers in planters

When our Junior Council met this week they had the difficult job of choosing the winner of the Children's Platinum Jubilee Planter Competition. We had some lovely entries and they chose the red, white and blue wheelbarrow planter. The winner receives a £25 'One for All' voucher.

Thank you to the other entries too. Great to see the children getting involved and getting their hands dirty!

Posted: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 14:25 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

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