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


Message from Leicestershire County Council

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Leicestershire County Council is warning that staff absences may affect some services.

They have identified staff shortages at recycling and household waste sites might lead to some closures or reduced opening hours, the tips at Somerby and Bottesford near Melton Mowbray are temporarily closed, and the Kibworth tip is closed for some 12 months for improvements.

Residents are encouraged to check the council's... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 11:41 by Cheryl Small

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Opportunities for Young People Currently Not in Work or Education

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Do you know of any young people looking for a new and exciting opportunity?Applications are open for our Coach Core Community Activator Apprenticeships, where a young person could find themselves on a Level 2 Apprenticeship scheme learning key skills for their future.If you know of anyone who would benefit from this opportunity, encourage them to apply by the 14th January

Posted: Thu, 06 Jan 2022 10:41 by Alexis Biggs

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Message from the Council

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We would like to take the opportunity of wishing all our residents a Happy New Year.

As the New Year starts, we would like to introduce Joanne Adkins who has joined our team at the office as Parish Manager.

Joanne will be working alongside Lesley in the office until Lesley retires.

We wish Joanne well and know she is looking forward to working with the team, progressing all the projects currently ongoing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 11:47 by Cheryl Small

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Covid 19 Booster and Vaccination Programme

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Get Boosted Now

The whole NHS is on a mission to turbo-charge the COVID-19 booster programme and protect communities against the new Omicron variant, as well as being there for those who need care urgently.

In Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland the public response has already been incredible, with nearly 2 million vaccinations taking place so far.

The Omicron variant is a new threat. It is spreading... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Dec 2021 10:17 by Alexis Biggs

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The Best Way To Keep Hackers Out of Your Online Accounts

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The following information has been received from Action Fraud:

Enabling two-factor authentication (2FA) is the single most important thing you can do to improve the security of your online accounts.

What is 2FA?
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a way of strengthening the login security of your online accounts. It's similar to how an ATM works. You need both your debit card (first factor) and your PIN... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 12:22 by Alexis Biggs

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Citizens Advice Leicestershire - Update

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Please find attached an update from Citizens Advice Leicestershire.

Anyone needing advice can ring 0808 2787970 (City) and 0808 2787854 (County) between 9am and 4.30pm on weekdays. Non-urgent or out of hours enquiries can be made by email from our website. In addition to our generalist services, we also offer the following specialist advice:

Macmillan Welfare Benefits - 0300 456 8400
Citizens Advice and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 09:49 by Alexis Biggs

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The New Normal - Cancer Support Group

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Affected by cancer? Live in South Leicestershire?

Come and join our informal, informative support group!

For further details email

or find us on facebook

The New Normal Cancer Support Group

Held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at Kibworth Cricket Club - LE8 0HG

Posted: Wed, 10 Nov 2021 11:29 by Alexis Biggs

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Great Glen Gardening Club


Keen gardener or just starting out?

We would like to meet you...

Some memberships are currently available

  • Indoor meetings with interesting speakers in the Autumn and Winter
  • Plant sale in the Spring
  • Trips in the Summer
  • Annual Open Show in September

To find out more contact the secretary

by telephone on 07979201562

Posted: Tue, 09 Nov 2021 10:31 by Cheryl Small

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Clean it. Scrunch it. Co-op it.

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Great news! You can now recycle soft plastics like crisp packets and bread bags at the Great Glen Co-op!

It doesn't matter where you bought them. Just pop your soft plastics into the recycling units and they'll do the rest. It means we can all do our bit for the environment.

Soft plastics recycling is easy.

Just follow these three steps:

  • Clean it – First, rinse your packaging out.
  • Scrunch it –... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 14:03 by Cheryl Small

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Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2020-2021

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Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the Year ended 31st March 2021

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 2021 has been completed and the accounts have been published.

The Annual Governance &... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 10:24 by Alexis Biggs

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