Local News

09 September 2017

In July there were 10 burglaries reported to the police in Glenfield, an increase from June when only 3 were reported. This is a significant increase caused by a group of individuals who have targeted the village and also nearby areas. We would like to remind the public to be vigilant to suspicious behaviour and report any to the police directly at the time. The group has also taken car keys from... read more >>
  • Fundraisers push their limits
    • 09 September 2017

      Imagine being dropped off in the middle of nowhere, with no shelter and only the clothes in your bag pack to keep you warm, made to fend for yourself for the next 36 hours. More than 20 fundraisers recently found themselves in this situation as they...

  • Summer garden competition & more
    • 09 September 2017

      Summer Garden CompetitionThank you to everyone who took part in the Summer Garden Competition 2017, the judges had an abundance of nominations this year and commented on the number of beautifully maintained gardens that there are in the village....

  • 50 years of The Hall School
    • 08 August 2017

      This September, it will be fifty years since The Hall School first opened its gates for children in 1967. Many readers of the Gazette will have attended or been associated with the school over the years.It is the school's intention to create an...

  • The Hall's new headteacher
    • 08 August 2017

      The pupils, parents and governors of The Hall are delighted that Miss Hayden is to be the next Head Teacher.Following two days of intensive scrutiny, with strong competition from an able and experienced range of candidates, a unanimous decision was...

  • Thefts from work vans: June crime report
    • 08 August 2017

      In June the police received 356 calls from members of the public relating to incidents across the three parishes of Glenfield, LFE and Kirby Muxloe. There were 3 burglaries reported in Glenfield. Although some of the arrests that have been made...

  • Religious education award for The Hall
    • 08 August 2017

      The Hall has received the Gold Award for the Religious Education Quality Mark. This reflects the breadth and high quality of the teaching and learning in the subject, along with the capacity to improve further.The Hall is only the second school in...

  • Car crashes into Nags' Head car park
    • 12 July 2017

      A car has crashed into the Nags' Head pub car park, narrowly missing families in the beer garden. Ben Goodman, landlord of the Nags Head in Glenfield, told the Leicester Mercury that it was a miracle nobody was hurt after an out-of-control car...

  • Increase in Glenfield burglaries
    • 12 July 2017

      There were 13 burglaries reported in Glenfield in May – this is an increase in burglaries across the beat from last month, we would like to remind the public to be vigilant to suspicious behaviour. In particular, car keys have been targeted with...

  • Lions charity walk
    • 12 July 2017

      Glenfield United under 13s Lions, boys and girls football team, are walking around Bradgate Park to raise money for Loros and a new team kit.  This will be on Friday 7th July at 18:30.If you would like to donate and/ or cheer the team on please...

  • Martin High improvements praised by Ofsted
    • 05 June 2017

      We are delighted to tell you that we have had our HMI Monitoring Visit and have now received a letter from Ofsted with regards to the findings. We are really pleased with the outcome from the visit; in particular, I would like to draw your...

Local Politics

Glenfield's green spaces

Glenfield's green spaces

The Parish Council are encouraging residents to help shape an updated set of byelaws designed to ena... Read more

Local Groups

When does the year begin?

Most of us would give the obvious answer: 1 January. Of course, that's when most calendars begin, when New Year's resolutions kick in, the date changes. But ask that question of an accountant or a tax adviser and they may answer differently. 6 April is when the tax year begins. Or try a vicar, and they might tell you the year begins on the Sunday nearest the beginning of December - that's Advent S... Read more

Education

Martin High prom, & more

Martin High prom, & more

After a really successful year, we thank parents, carers and the community for their continued suppo... Read more

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Rolleston Forestry Centre

Rolleston Forestry Centre

We had a great time when we went to Rolleston Forestry Centre. Our first activity was minibeast hunt... Read more

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