Tags: Community

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

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

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

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

Telephone Befriending Service

Telephone Befriending Service

Feeling Lonely?

Feeling isolated?

Need Someone to Talk to?

Would you, or someone you know, benefit from a regular phone call from one of our trained befrienders?

For further information call 0116 2727718 or email vcshub@blaby.gov.uk

Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:26 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community

Covid related scam via text

Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards have been made aware of yet another Covid related scam via text. The below suggests that the text has come from Leicestershire County Council when it has not. The following post has been put out onto LCC's Facebook page and can be found at:

https://www.facebook.com/leicstradingstandards/?view_public_for=469995703756810

Leicestershire County Council Trading... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 14:42 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community

Santa's last night of his tour of Glenfield - Friday 18th December 2020

Santa's last night of his tour of Glenfield - Friday 18th December 2020

Last night of Santa's tour of the village.

Had to shorten the route on Wednesday and we're so sorry some children missed out on seeing Santa so we've rescheduled the route for Friday and now he will be visiting Unity Road and Triumph Road as well as passing down

Tournament Road – Victor Road – Clovelly Road – Glenfield Frith Drive – Fairefield Crescent – Faire Road –... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 10:21 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community