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Leicestershire Residents Invites to Carbon Literacy Courses

Leicestershire Residents Invites to Carbon Literacy Courses

A local community group is inviting Leicestershire residents to engage in a days' worth of learning about the climate crisis and the ways in which individuals and communities can tackle it, having received a grant from Leicestershire Council.

Transition Loughborough has received a SHIRE Environment Grant from Leicestershire County Council to run online Carbon Literacy courses for Leicestershire residents... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:20 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community

HRH Prince Philip

HRH Prince Philip

Duke of Edinburgh

10 June 1921 - 9 April 2021

We are all deeply saddened to hear that HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh passed away this morning (9 April 2021) at Windsor Castle. The Duke supported his country over many decades with the upmost dedication and distinction. He was a much-loved member of our monarchy and will be sorely missed.

The Chairman of Glenfield Parish Council, elected members... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:52 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: News

ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location:

STATION ROAD, GLENFIELD. The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Leicestershire County Council to undertake carriageway patching work.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.

The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period 2 Sundays on the 20th and 27th June 2021.

A Press Release will be... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 11:06 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community, Highways, Transport

Census is nearly with us only 7 days away.

Census is nearly with us only 7 days away.

As you may know, the census is happening this month with Census Day on Sunday 21 March and your support will help to make it a success.

It is important everyone completes the census questionnaire as the information will affect us all, by helping to decide funding and ensuring local communities get the services and support they need. Amongst other things, this year's census asks about ethnicity, religion... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 12:00 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community

GLENFIELD FOOD BANK

GLENFIELD FOOD BANK

For those who need a little extra help at this difficult time

9.00 am until 12.00 pm

every SATURDAY through March and April 2021

Glenfield Parish Council ANNEXE

(the old library next to Morrrison's new car park)

off Station Road, GLENFIELD, LEICESTER, LE3 8BQ

If you know of ANYONE IN GLENFIELD who needs help,

telephone 07710 174 005 - we'll do our best to help,

no explanations or questions asked

THE GLENFIELD... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 09:00 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community

Electric vehicle charging points to be installed in Blaby and Narborough car parks

Electric vehicle charging points to be installed in Blaby and Narborough car parks

Work to install 24 Electric vehicle (EV) charging points in Blaby District Council owned car parks is underway.

The council-owned car parks in Narborough and Blaby will share the 12 7kwh twin chargers, with the project funded by £77,000 from the Office of Zero Emission Vehicles.

In Blaby, Johns Court and Enderby Road car park will each have eight bays dedicated to electric charging. Weavers Court... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 14:51 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community

Parish Council Vacancy

In the Office of Councillor

Parish of Glenfield

Fairestone Ward

Notice is hereby given

That, due to the resignation of the following councillor:

Mr. Ian Collier, a vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

If by 31st March 2021 a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Fairestone Ward, an election will be held to fill the vacancy; otherwise,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 17:00 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Councillors

Warning Issued Following Reports of Telephone Scam Claiming To Be Leics Police

Warning Issued Following Reports of Telephone Scam Claiming To Be Leics Police

The force is urging people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to remain vigilant and be wary of a telephone scam currently in operation.

Six reports have been received in the past week in which a total of £18,000 has been erroneously handed over.

From enquiries carried out so far, many calls follow the below scenario:

A cold call is made to a victim by someone claiming to work with Her... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 06 Mar 2021 18:27 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community, police

Local Plan Consultation Underway

Local Plan Consultation Underway

A consultation is underway to gather residents' views on the New Local Plan, which will help Blaby District Council plan growth in the district over a 15-year period.

Set to be adopted in 2023, the new Local Plan is a vital document to help shape the district over the coming decades.

The District of Blaby is required to build a minimum number of homes per year and the Consultation sets out how many homes... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 10:02 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Planning

1,166 Vaccine related scam emails reported to Action Fraud in 24 hours!

1,166 Vaccine related scam emails reported to Action Fraud in 24 hours!

The email, which attempts to trick people into handing over their bank details, was reported more than 1,000 times in 24 hours. It appears to come from the NHS and asks the recipient to click on a link to accept or decline an invitation to receive the coronavirus vaccine. If they click accept, they are asked to input personal information and their bank card details.

The national reporting centre for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 09:43 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community

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