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OPEN FOOD BANK DAY - Saturday 23rd May 2020

OPEN FOOD BANK DAY - Saturday 23rd May 2020

For those people who need a little extra help at this difficult time - there is

an OPEN FOOD BANK day at Glenfield Parish Council Offices,

PARK HOUSE, STAMFORD STREET,

GLENFIELD, LEICESTER, LE3 8DL

on SATURDAY 23rd MAY 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

THANK YOU to MORRISONS PLC who are regularly providing the Glenfield... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 10:46 by Beverley Greenwood

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Plans being finalised for re-opening of seven county waste sites

The county council is putting the finishing touches to its plans to re-open seven of its recycling and household waste sites next week.

The selected sites will open seven days a week to county residents - with a booked appointment only - from Monday, 18th May. They are at Barwell, Lount, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Mountsorrel, Oadby and Whetstone.

Seven other sites at Bottesford, Coalville, Loughborough,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 16:29 by Beverley Greenwood

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Councils working to re-open waste sites

Councils working to re-open waste sites

People are being encouraged to only visit if essential

The city and county councils say they are working hard to re-open some of their recycling and household waste sites later this month.

Under new Government guidelines, sites can re-open for waste that can't be stored safely at home.

Leicestershire County Council says it will open the gates on Monday, 18 May 2020 – at seven sites over seven days... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 17:46 by Beverley Greenwood

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Notice of Vacancy

Notice of Vacancy

Notice of 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. Roger Boby, a vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

If by 29th May 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... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 11:19 by Beverley Greenwood

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TEMPORARY CLOSURE of Pear Tree Close, Manor Farm Way Gate

TEMPORARY CLOSURE of Pear Tree Close, Manor Farm Way Gate

In the interest of public safety, the gate leading to the former Western Park Golf Course from Peartree Close/Manor Farm Way has been temporarily padlocked.

This is due to the illegal placing of barbed wire around areas of the former golf course.

Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 20:14 by Beverley Greenwood

Tags: Community, News

CANCELLED - Annual Meeting of the Parish and the Annual Meeting of the Council

CANCELLED - Annual Meeting of the Parish and the Annual Meeting of the Council

Following government advice on the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and under new legislation*which came into force on 4 April 2020the Parish Council has cancelled the Annual Parish Meeting scheduled for 13 May 2020 and the Annual Meeting of the Council scheduled for 18 May 2020.

Under Regulation 4 of the new regulations, appointments continue. Therefore the current 2019/20 Council structure... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 20:36 by Beverley Greenwood

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Pulling together for the community

Pulling together for the community

Local businesses and partners have come together to help the community of Blaby District during the coronavirus outbreak.

emh homes and Marks & Spencer have been the first to donate to Blaby District Council's Community Hub scheme, which is helping the most vulnerable and isolated residents of the district. More contributions from businesses as expected to come as the Council responds to the coronavirus... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 20:35 by Beverley Greenwood

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Glenfield Support Group

Glenfield Support Group

Big, big thank you to the new Morrisons' management at Glenfield (the store is yet to be finished on the site of the former Coop), who, following the Parish Council's initial request, have provided food donation cages at the Morrison's Petrol Station off Station Road. Once filled these will be collected by the Glenfield Support Group to assist in providing food packages to the elderly and vulnerable... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:21 by Beverley Greenwood

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BLABY DISTRICT COUNCIL has set up a local Community Hub

BLABY DISTRICT COUNCIL has set up a local Community Hub

and are working with a range of partner organisations to get people the help they need during these difficult times.

Visit the Coronavirus Community Hub page for more information and to refer an isolated person or volunteer your time.

The service will prioritise those people who have no one else to help and who are the most vulnerable, for example over the age of 70, have an underlying health condition,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:56 by Beverley Greenwood

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Update for allotment holders

Update for allotment holders

A number of you have been in touch to ask whether you should be visiting the allotments at the moment. Please see the information in this link for further information from the National Allotment Society. It is regularly updated so if the coronavirus situation changes, so might this information.

https://www.nsalg.org.uk/news/covid19-information/

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:51 by Beverley Greenwood

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