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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO LISTEN TO CHILDREN READ IN LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO LISTEN TO CHILDREN READ  IN LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Can you spare an hour or two a week to listen to children read in a local primary school? Schoolreaders is looking for more volunteers in Leicestershire to carry out this important role.

Reading time for many children at home and at school is often insufficient and according to Government statistics, one in four children are now leaving primary school unable to read to the expected standard. This can... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 08:22 by Beverley Greenwood

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General Election

General Election

A General Election will be held on Thursday December 12, 2019.

Charnwood Borough Council is responsible for administering the elections in the parliamentary constituencies for Loughborough and Charnwood.

For more information about registering to vote, please visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

Find out where and how you can vote (including by post).

The last chance to register to vote in this election is... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 07:46 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community

Notice of Vacancy

Notice of Vacancy

In the Office of Councillor

Parish of Glenfield

Ellis Ward

Notice is hereby given

That, due to the resignation of the following councillor:

Mr. Ray Smith, a vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

If by 5th December 2019 a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the returning officer at the address below by TEN electors for the said Parish, Ellis... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:59 by Beverley Greenwood

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Christmas Lights Switch on - Fri 29th Nov 2019

Christmas Lights Switch on - Fri 29th Nov 2019

New Venue

Posted: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:03 by Beverley Greenwood

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TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER: GROBY ROAD, GLENFIELD:

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER: GROBY ROAD, GLENFIELD:

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A temporary overnight road closure is required to Groby Road from its junction with A46 roundabout to its junction with County Hall roundabout on 15 November 2019 between the hours of 20.00 hours and 06.00 hours for a period of 2 nights.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 13:43 by Beverley Greenwood

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New Councillors join the Parish Council

New Councillors join the Parish Council

Glenfield Parish Council, at its meeting on Monday 21st October 2019, co-opted to the council Miss Panna Morjaria & Mr Lee Stephens. Both new councillors will be representing Ellis Ward.

Posted: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 13:26 by Annie Armstrong

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CLIMATE CHANGE - If we are to avert catastrophic climate breakdown, declaring the emergency isn't enough – we need deeds, not words.

CLIMATE CHANGE - If we are to avert catastrophic climate breakdown, declaring the emergency isn't enough –  we need deeds, not words.

The Parish Council at its meeting in September 2019 resolved to declare a climate emergency.

As a result, it was agreed that a Climate Change Working Party be set up to inform, energise and enable Council, its committees and its staff to make greenhouse gas reduction a primary consideration in all its policies, strategies, decisions and actions; to make sure environmental costs are balanced with financial... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:04 by Beverley Greenwood

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Scarecrow Event

The First Glenfield Scarecrow competition was held in the village on the last weekend in September and, despite the poor weather conditions, the magnificent sum of over £1300 was either raised or pledged. We had two categories, one for individuals and one for groups.

In 1st place was Gone Fishing and in groups 1st place went to The Juggler,

In 2nd place was The Highway Rat and in groups 2nd place... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:07 by Beverley Greenwood

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Climate Change

Climate Change

On Monday 16th September 2019 Glenfield Parish Council declared a climate emergency.

In following the lead of Parliament, who declared an emergency on the 1 May 2019, Glenfield Parish Council add their name to a growing list of public bodies that are waking up to the scale of the crisis that now faces us.

Glenfield Parish Council declares a Climate Emergency which requires urgent action. It aims to reduce... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:48 by Beverley Greenwood

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Mill Lane Dog Exercise Area NOW OPEN

Mill Lane Dog Exercise Area NOW OPEN

The dog exercise area on Mill Lane, just past the allotments, is now open for use for dog walkers who wish to let their dogs off the lead. There is a double entry system for added safety and the whole area has been installed with wire mesh fencing to keep the area secure. Dog bins have been provided and we urge those using the area to pick up after their dogs please.

Posted: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:22 by Beverley Greenwood

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