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

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Photography Competition Winners...

Photography Competition Winners...

Congratulations to all the winners of our Youth Photography Competition, we were really impressed by the standard of entries and the choosing the winners was not an easy task!

The winning photos are displayed in the office window for the next week, for the village to enjoy.

Posted: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 10:42 by Cheryl Small

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Work Experience Opportunity with Finding Fitness Ltd

Work Experience Opportunity with Finding Fitness Ltd

Finding Fitness are delivering a sports holiday club to 5-12 year olds in Great Glen this year. The date of our club are Monday 19th July - Friday 23rd July, Monday 2nd August - Friday 6th August and Monday 16th August - Friday 20th August.

We're offering a Work Experience Opportunity to young people aged 15 - 17 years old who have a passion for sport and are potentially thinking about a career in sport... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 09:48 by Cheryl Small

Tags: Great Glen, News

Job Vacancies at Harborough District and Young People's Charity

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Harborough District and Young People's Charity have asked us to circulate the following job vacancies they are currently looking to fill:

Speak Out Project Coordinator (16 hours per week)

To coordinate and develop an expanded version of HCYC's Speak Out Project, as part of our Lottery Community Funded Youth Connect Project covering the Harborough District. The post holder will be responsible for supporting... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 May 2021 10:20 by Alexis Biggs

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Warning Regarding Pension Fraud

Warning Regarding Pension Fraud

Action Fraud is warning savers to remain vigilant and protect their pensions, as figures from the national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime reveal £1.8 million has already been lost to pension fraud this year.

Criminals are malicious and unapologetic when it comes to committing pension fraud. They are motivated by their own financial gain and lack any kind of empathy for their victims,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 09:29 by Cheryl Small

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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

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Attempted Courier Fraud in Great Glen

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We issued a village email alert and news item on 26th January 2021 regarding the increasing amounts of courier fraud occurring locally. This prompted a local resident to contact us with their experience of courier fraud. They have allowed us to share their experience, in the hope that it will raise awareness and encourage people to come forward and report any suspicious activity to Action Fraud.

"Thank... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 10:25 by Alexis Biggs

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Courier Fraud Warning from Leicestershire Police

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We have received the following information from Leicestershire Police regarding courier fraud in the area.

Please advise any friends, family and neighbours (especially elderly) that wouldn't have access to the internet.

We're issuing a warning following a number of elderly people being duped out of large sums of money after being contacted by bogus police officers.

Since 10 December last year, we've received... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 10:14 by Alexis Biggs

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Vaccinators needed - help us overcome the virus

Vaccinators needed - help us overcome the virus

Healthcare professionals are being asked to come forward to help administer the Covid-19 vaccines in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

A number of new vaccination centres are being set up, and each one requires dozens of staff to administer the jabs.

Any registered healthcare professional can play a part after appropriate training – most of which they can do online at home. Retired professionals... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 12:08 by Cheryl Small

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Alert - Coronavirus Vaccination Scams

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Please see the following message from Leicestershire Police, Action Fraud division:

As of 7 January 2021, Action Fraud had received 57 reports from members of the public who have been sent text messages claiming to be from the NHS, offering them the opportunity to sign up for coronavirus vaccinations. The texts ask the recipient to click on a link which takes them to an online form where they are prompted... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 09:57 by Alexis Biggs

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Increase in Dog Thefts in Local Area

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MESSAGE FROM LEICESTERSHIRE POLICE

We are experiencing an increase in dog theft reports and are asking the public to be wary of this new wave of crime across the county.

The demand for puppies has increased as people have been working from home and other social distractions are limited. This demand has created a surge in puppy thefts, as the price of dogs has almost doubled in some cases.

We want people... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 09:59 by Alexis Biggs

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