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

News

Christmas Coffee Morning

coffee cup with the words we raised £134.65 for the Salvation Army

Thank you to everyone who came to the Christmas Coffee Morning on Monday 12th December. We stayed warm and enjoyed copious cups of coffee and slices of cake. Thanks to all those who baked or bought cakes for the event and thanks to all those who purchased them!

We raised the sum of £171 for The Salvation Army Christmas Appeal. Well done everyone!

Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2022 10:55 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Warm Space Scheme

Warm Space Here Monday to Friday 10am - 2pm

Great Glen Parish Council is part of the Warm Space Scheme, offering warmth, community and help.

This facility is available Monday to Friday, from 10am until 2pm.

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 12:46 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Community Pantry

Community Pantry

LOCATED IN THE ENTRANCE LOBBY, ST CUTHBERT'S CHURCH

OPEN MONDAY TO FRIDAY, 10AM - 3PM

GIVE TAKE SWAP

PARISH OFFICE DROP-OFF POINT

We are happy to receive donations to the Community Pantry here!

CURRENT NEEDS

Spaghetti Hoops, Tinned Fruit (not peaches), Tinned Vegetables (not carrots), Tinned Meals – chilli, stew, etc

Donations of toiletries are also welcomed.

EACH AND EVERY DONATION IS GRATEFULLY RECEIVED... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 15:09 by Joanne Adkins

Tags: Great Glen, News

Nine Circular Walks From Great Glen

Nine Circular Walks From Great Glen

If you love walking and are looking for some new local routes, this book produced by a village resident is available to purchase in the office.

Nine Circular Walks from Great Glen by Heather MacDermid,
£3 a copy.

Posted: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 12:24 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Update - Great Glen Community Hub

Great Glen Logo

Update from Cllr Glasper, Chair of Great Glen Parish Council, on the new village community hub.

Posted: Thu, 06 Oct 2022 12:08 by Joanne Adkins

Tags: Great Glen, News

Message from Cllr Fletham, Chair of Leicestershire County Council

A report for the Council Cabinet on 23 September laid out the dire financial position for local government and for Leicestershire County Council in particular. The Council's budget gap is set to grow from £8m to £28m next year and could surpass £140m by 2026. Although the Council, which is known for its efficient spending of available money, has had to face and plan for many budget... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Oct 2022 15:45 by Joanne Adkins

Tags: News

When I Met The Queen....

The Queen smiling, wearing a yellow outfit and hat

Did you ever meet The Queen? Or any other member of The Royal Family?

We are collecting anecdotes, it's comforting to hear these stories at this sad time. We hope that you will share your memories for us all to enjoy.

Please send your story (let us know whether to include your name, or be anonymous) to: admin@greatglen-pc.gov.uk

Posted: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 09:32 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen, News

Pavement Parking

Lady walking out into the road with a pushchair due to a parked car.

With the location of the Parish Council Office; being in the middle of the village, we are witnesses daily to some crazy parking!

We understand the parking in the village is extremely limited especially on Church Road and Stretton Road, close to the Post Office.

All we ask is when you are parking, please take note of the pathway you are leaving available for passing pedestrians/wheelchairs/pushchairs.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Sep 2022 12:11 by Cheryl Small

Tags: News

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

A black and white photo of Great Glen Sign

NOTICE OF CONCLUSION OF AUDIT

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31ST MARCH 2022

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

Four Reasons You Need to Pick Up After Your Dog

red warning circle with a dog inside , with a cross through the dog's poop

There has been a noticeable increase in dog waste littered around the village of late. If you are a dog owner, please be considerate to other people, and ensure you pick up after your dog EVERY time.

If you need further encouragement, please look at the following four reasons why you should pick up after your dog:

1. IT WILL NOT BREAKDOWN ON ITS OWN

If you believe that dog poop will break down or just... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 11:53 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

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