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

Author: Alexis Biggs

Lost and Found

a black childrens trainer

A child's black trainer shoe has been found at The Recreation Ground, near to the Playpark. We would like to reunite it with it's owner. If this is your child's shoe, please contact The Parish Office - telephone 0116 259 3004 or email

Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 14:21 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Lost and Found

photos of 1 shoe, 2 socks and 1 red all in one suit

Found this morning at The Recreation Ground:

One shoe - child's size 5

Two socks

One red waterproof all in one.

If these items belong to your child, please claim them at The Parish Office.

Posted: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 14:00 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

The King's Coronation - Street Parties

Union flag with King Charles head in the centre

Thinking of holding a street party to celebrate The King's Coronation? Street closures are free, but you must apply to Leicestershire County Council by 31 March 2023. Information from LCC below:

Planning on having a street party to celebrate the event?

You will need to apply to Leicestershire County Council to close your street/road to traffic by completing sections 3 and 4 of the Kings Coronation application... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 12:13 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Planned Road Closure - Oaks Road - 15 February 2023 for 3 Days

red road closed sign

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location:
Oaks Road, Great Glen (see weblink or QR code below). The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Severn Trent Water to undertake water connection works.
The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.
The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Jan 2023 12:14 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

Found - Small Silver Ring on Chain

small silver ring on a chain

A tiny ring on a chain (possibly small bracelet or anklet sized) has been found near to the Parish Office on Church Road this morning - Monday 9 January 2023.

If this is yours, please contact us - telephone 0116 259 3004 or email

Posted: Mon, 09 Jan 2023 12:19 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

RNIB Stamp Appeal

a selection of stamps on a table

Save your stamps for RNIB!

Collect stamps for RNIB and make a difference to blind and partially sighted people.

Collection box at the Parish Office.

Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2022 12:06 by Alexis Biggs

Tags: Great Glen

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

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:

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

Tags: Great Glen, News

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:


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