Glenfield Parish Council announces "with sadness" that the village's Christmas lights switch-on - which was due to take place on November 27th 2020 - has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic and the potential health and safety risks involved in arranging a large public gathering.
Christmas lights will still be installed and switched on in Glenfield for people to enjoy throughout the festive... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:30 by Beverley Greenwood
Glenfield Parish Council is stepping up the countdown to Christmas with a competition to find the Best Shop festive-themed window display and also the Best Front Garden Light Display.
To enter, take a photograph of your window display and/or front garden light display and submit it via email or post.
Winners will receive a trophy which they can keep, and the overall winner will receive a festive hamper.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:27 by Beverley Greenwood
The Annual Return is available for inspection by any local government elector of the area of the Council on application to the Parish Manager.
The Parish Council have received an "unqualified audit" certificate which means the information in the annual return is in accordance with proper practices and no other matters have come to the external auditor's attention giving cause for concern that relative... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 16:16 by Beverley Greenwood
For those people who need a little extra help at this difficult time - there is
an OPEN FOOD BANK day at Glenfield Parish Council ANNEXE (the old library on Morrrison's new car park) off Station Road GLENFIELD, LEICESTER, LE3 8BQ
on SATURDAY 1st August 2020 from 9.00 am until 12.00 pm
Limit of 2 of any item per person.
2 in 2 out system - social distancing and PPE in place
If you know of ANYONE IN GLENFIELD... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 08:33 by Beverley Greenwood
Neighbourhood Watch Network is excited to launch their first National Impact Survey and they want EVERYONE to take part. It doesn't matter if you are part of Neighbourhood Watch or not, they want your views. It should take you less than 10 minutes to complete. Click on the link https://bit.ly/2XbuX8J.
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 08:28 by Beverley Greenwood
Following a review, all additional lockdown restrictions will end in areas outside of Leicester City, Oadby and Wigston on 18 July. This includes Charnwood and Blaby
Find out what restrictions are in place if you live, work or travel in the Leicester area during the local outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).Published 17 July 2020From:Department of Health and Social Care
Following a review, all additional lockdown restrictions will end in areas outside of Leicester City, Oadby and Wigston on 18 July. This includes Charnwood and Blaby. These areas will now... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 12:31 by Beverley Greenwood
The Leader of Leicestershire County Council has issued a statement following the Secretary of State's announcement in the House of Commons (16/07/2020).
"I'm acutely aware that residents and businesses in the wider lockdown zone have found the last few weeks extremely tough. I'm pleased that the Secretary of State has listened to concerns and agreed to change the boundary. We sought clarification from... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 07:45 by Beverley Greenwood
Leicestershire County Council has released more detailed data as part of efforts to urge residents to play their part in tackling the rate of coronavirus infection in the county.
As some concerned residents continue to question their inclusion in the lockdown boundary, the council hopes this new data will send a strong signal to all those in Leicestershire that the county must pull together to fight... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:43 by Beverley Greenwood
Town Centre reopening preparations underway
Extensive work to ensure the next phase for the safe reopening of Blaby Town Centre from Monday 15 June is underway by Blaby District Council.
The 15 June date will see many more retailers allowed to reopen their doors to customers for the first time since restrictions came into place. Stores are adapting to abide by government Covid-19 guidelines.
One of Blaby... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 20:44 by Beverley Greenwood
Knowing what signs of abuse to look out for will help to keep our children safe. If you've noticed any of these, you need to tell us:
- aggressive or repeated shouting
- hearing hitting or things being broken
- children crying for long periods of time
- very young children left alone or outdoors by themselves
- children looking dirty or not changing their clothes
- children being withdrawn or anxious.
Whether you're... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 21:13 by Beverley Greenwood