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

Author: Alexis Biggs

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Job Vacancy - Parish Council Manager

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Recruitment of Parish Council Manager

Salary Scale: SPC 24 – 32 (£28,672 - £35,745 per annum) depending upon experience and qualifications, plus Pension.

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 will be required.

Great Glen Parish Council is an... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:29 by Alexis Biggs

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Gardening Club News

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Great Glen Gardening Club News

On the Sunday the 12th September we held our Annual Show in the Village Hall.

We would like to thank all the people who supported us by entering the various categories and those who came on Sunday afternoon to see the exhibits and the Cup presentations. In particular we were pleased to have the brilliant entries by the classes from St. Cuthbert's School in the Miniature... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:07 by Alexis Biggs

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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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Vista Bus in Great Glen 28 September 2021

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The Vista Mobile Support Service will be here on:

Tuesday 28th September 2021

10 am – 12:00 noon

Great Glen Parish Council, Glendale House 1 Church Road, Great Glen LE8 9FE

Vista's mobile support service is touring Leicester city, county and Rutland, providing FREE information, support and advice about eye health and assistive technology. Our friendly staff can also offer a free basic eye screening.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 10:44 by Alexis Biggs

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Scam Alert - Phone Calls in Great Glen Area

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Please note that we have had a number of bogus callers reported by people in the village. The telephone calls refer to loft insulation (or similar energy efficiency measures). We think that the callers may be working on the back of (but not in conjunction with) the legitimate 'Warmer Homes Scheme' that Harborough District Council have been running alongside Harborough Energy.

Please be aware, and do... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 11:59 by Alexis Biggs

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Purse Thefts in Market Harborough

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Police Officers from Market Harborough are warning shoppers – particularly those of an older age – to remain vigilant following two separate reports of purse thefts in the town.
Both happened between 10.30am and 11.30am on Wednesday 11 August in St Mary's Place-the Square area. The victims were two elderly ladies. Both had kept their purse in their bag but later noticed they had been taken.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:29 by Alexis Biggs

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New Contact Form for Leicestershire County Council

New Contact Form for Leicestershire County Council

The Customer Service Centre at Leicestershire County Council has a new online enquiry form for customers to contact them. It can be found on their website, or via this link:

It is to enable the CSC to provide an improved service to its customers.

Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 15:57 by Alexis Biggs

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Scam Alert - Vaccine Passport

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Action Fraud has received over 700 reports from members of the public about fake emails purporting to be from the NHS. The emails claim to be able to provide people with a "digital passport" that "proves you have been vaccinated against COVID-19". These emails are fake, and the links within them lead to genuine-looking websites that steal your personal and financial information.

How to protect yourself:... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 13:28 by Alexis Biggs

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Online Gaming Advice and Free Webinars For Parents

Online Gaming Advice and Free Webinars For Parents

Please see the following information received from Leicestershire Police - Neighbourhood Link:

Dear resident,

Online gaming has seen a massive increase in popularity with children over the COVID-19 pandemic, as result of more time spent at home and restrictions on physical social contact.

As grandparents, parents or guardians of children under the age of 18, your parenting community is very welcome to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 09:22 by Alexis Biggs

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Grass Cutting - A6 - Near to Great Glen

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Please note that there will be lane closures on the A6 near to Great Glen as Leicestershire County Council carry out grass cutting. The first cut will be on 10-11 June 2021 and the second on 6-7 September 2021.

Posted: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 11:50 by Alexis Biggs

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