Local News

30 September 2016

As you may have heard, back in the spring a production company visited several times for a BBC show, Dom on the Spot. The two main focuses were abandoned vehicles and dog fouling, particularly after the introduction of the new Public Spaces Protection Order. The show regarding dog fouling is currently available On Demand. For those who haven't yet seen it, the broadcast film is available via this... read more >>
  • Glenfield Gala, not a total washout!
    • 30 September 2016

      The great British summer has a habit of wreaking havoc on outdoor events and it did just that on Saturday 10th September 2016 at this year's Gala. After a wet start to the morning, we were thinking this years Gala in the afternoon would be a...

  • Beware vehicle crime in Glenfield
    • 30 September 2016

      Vehicle crime, continues to be a problem in Glenfield, particularly the area between Elm Tree Avenue and Wheatfield Drive where there have been 7 vehicles broken into. What items do you leave in your vehicle overnight or whilst it is not in use that...

  • Petition against Glenfield heart unit closure
    • 30 September 2016

      UNISON are working closely with University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust's and are fully supportive of the Trust's challenge to NHS England regarding the closure of the Glenfield Hospital Children Congenital Heart Unit. UNISON believe that the...

  • Glenfield gardens wow in annual show!
    • 19 September 2016

      The allotments and gardens of Glenfield were a hive of activity on the morning of Saturday 20th August. Many gardeners must have been feverishly digging up vegetables, picking fruit, cutting flowers and maybe even polishing their plums...

  • Class A drugs found at Glenfield property
    • 19 September 2016

      An address in Glenfield had a warrant executed where a quantity of Class A drugs was found. Persons were arrested and enquiries continue in relation to drugs supply. Following two burglaries in Glenfield a person was arrested and has been charged...

  • The return of Jessops
    • 19 September 2016

      Photography specialist Jessops has returned to Leicester 81 years after opening its first ever shop in the city.Jessops is delighted to announce its 53rd shop. On 19th August 2016, the doors to a brand new 1,880sq ft. retail unit opened in Highcross...

  • Celebrate 'Grandparents' Day'!
    • 19 September 2016

      Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland are inviting local primary schools to celebrate Grandparents' Day whilst helping to raise funds for the charity. The day is celebrated on 2nd October although schools can participate at any time to suit them...

  • Council apprenticeship scheme honoured
    • 19 September 2016

      Blaby District Council has received a local honour to mark the successful integration of apprentices within the organisation.The Council were awarded "Large Employer of the Year" at the Leicestershire Apprentice Hub graduation ceremony in...

  • Companies fined for water hydrant misuse
    • 19 September 2016

      Two companies have been fined thousands of pounds after being found guilty of illegally using Severn Trent's hydrants. Cleanline Waste Water Solutions Ltd was fined £4,621, including costs, at Leicester Magistrates Court on July 28, and Dynamic...

  • Are you throwing money away?
    • 19 September 2016

      Residents from the East Midlands throw away over £38K worth of broken or unwanted household items in their lifetime, according to new research.And skimping on quality is costing us a small fortune, with the average East Midlands respondent...

Local Politics

In memoriam

In memoriam

David Lancaster, former Chair of Glenfield Parish Council at the time of the Millennium, passed away... Read more

Local Groups

Friendships matter

I got married in January this year. At about the same time, the eldest daughter of some of my old school friends turned 18. Which just goes to show how late I was to the marriage party (I'm 42, by the way). Wonderful as it is, and it really is, I don't want to dwell on being married now, but on something I realised while I was still single: how many singles there are out there. There are the obvi... Read more

Education

Martin High Sep. newsletter

Martin High Sep. newsletter

It has been a very busy start to our new school year; the first week we embarked on a launch day for... Read more

Travel

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

Sports

Sports Personality nominations…

Nominations for the seventh annual Blaby District Council Local Sports Alliance­ Sports Awards (LSA) have opened.Sponsored by Nest Estate Agents, the Blaby District LSA Sports Awards gives residents the opportunity to honour the unsung heroes or outstanding sports stars and teams within the local area.The awards will take place on Thursday 17 November 2016 at Countesthorpe College, as finalists in... Read more

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