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

Vacancy - Parish Council Manager

hanging sign saying job vacancy

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

Tags: Employment, Great Glen

Help Find Purdey the Cancer Support Dog...

Help Find Purdey the Cancer Support Dog...

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

Tags: News

Census Text Scam

Census Text Scam

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

Tags: News

Covid Lateral Flow Test Centre, Wigston

Covid Lateral Flow Test Centre, Wigston

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

Tags: News

Consultation: Speed Cushions on Stretton Road/London Road

We have recently issued the following letter to residents living around Memorial Green/London Road and also along Stretton Road:

Dear Resident,

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

Tags: Great Glen, News

Great Glen Youth Photography Competition

Great Glen Youth Photography Competition

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

clerk@greatglen-pc.gov.uk 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

Tags: News

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDERS FOR SURFACE DRESSING IN HARBOROUGH DISTRICT

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDERS FOR SURFACE DRESSING IN HARBOROUGH DISTRICT

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

Tags: News

National Day of Reflection 23rd March 2021 at the War Memorial

National Day of Reflection 23rd March 2021 at the War Memorial

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

Tags: News

Dog Theft Update from Leicestershire Police

face and front legs of a happy labrador

The following article is from the Leicestershire Police Harborough Newsletter dated 25th March 2021:

We are aware of a number of incidents in recent weeks, across Leicestershire, where dogs have been stolen – or attempts have been made to take a dog from its owner.
We understand the concern that these incidents cause in our neighbourhoods and ask that people remain vigilant and work with us to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 14:49 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Newsletters

Road Closure - Main Street, Great Glen - 18th-20th March 2021

map showing diversion and from one network

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

Tags: Great Glen

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