Local News

09 April 2018

We are pleased to announce that The Hall again received a positive Ofsted Report in January. Everyone is delighted that it celebrates the ethos of The Hall and quite rightly recognises that we provide a curriculum which enriches the whole child. We continue to be a Good school where the Inspector comments on the good quality of education that has been maintained and extended at The Hall. In our... read more >>
  • Police to monitor speeding in Glenfield
    • 05 March 2018

      At the recent Glenwatch meeting in January the thorny subject of speeding cars in the village was discussed with the police. The problem persists on Station Road, Liberty Road and Elm Tree Avenue in particular. The police have been monitoring these...

  • Waste collection cut to alternate weeks
    • 05 March 2018

      Plans to cut waste collections in the District of Blaby to alternate weekly have been approved by Councillors in response to a reduction of £745,000 of external funding. The new scheme will begin in the summer of 2018. Councillors approved...

  • Police get budget increase
    • 05 March 2018

      The budget for policing Leicestershire in 2018/19 has received the unanimous backing of its independent scrutiny body, thus securing 76 officer posts; boosting the number of investigators working on sexual assaults and enabling an investment in...

  • Glenfield Garden competition dates announced
    • 04 February 2018

      The closing date for submissions for this year's Spring Garden Competition is 21st April 2018, and now is the time to nominate your garden or a neighbour's. Just forward the address to Glenfield Parish Council at Park House, Stamford Street,...

  • Age Concern needs your help
    • 04 February 2018

      If Age Concern Glenfield is to continue in current form it needs more volunteers. If you think you may be interested to help, please contact:John Springthorpe on 0116 2991868 - or come along to the AGM:20TH MARCH 2018 at 2.00PM, PARK HOUSE,...

  • Police to employ Rural Beat Vehicle
    • 04 February 2018

      In December the police received 304 calls from members of the public relating to incidents across the three parishes of Glenfield, LFE and Kirby Muxloe. There were 8 burglaries reported in Glenfield and 4 vehicle crimes (broken into or stolen).In...

  • Benefits for quitters
    • 04 February 2018

      Residents of Blaby District who have quit smoking for four weeks or more can take advantage of New Year incentives from the Pavilion Leisure Centre. 200 free one-day passes and personal training taster sessions are available in partnership with...

  • Glenfield Gala 2018
    • 02 January 2018

      By the time you read this article Christmas will have been and gone and we will be ready to welcome in 2018. The Parish Council wishes all our residents a very happy and prosperous New Year. Thank you to all the residents who came and enjoyed the...

  • Martin High receives Healthy School award
    • 02 January 2018

      We are in the top 13 schools in Leicestershire for our GCSE results and in January we will publish the validated results information on our website. Our assessment fortnight was hugely positive, with learners working hard and striving to achieve...

  • Glenfield schoolchildren put on musical display
    • 02 January 2018

      Musical groups from The Hall were invited to entertain staff at the Next Headquarters in Enderby as part of their festive entertainment. The school choir, recorder groups and French choir went along accompanied by Mrs Wheatley and Madame Chollet....

Local Politics

Blaby development plan approved

A Neighbourhood Plan for Blaby has been adopted following a successful referendum and approval from Councillors.The new Blaby Neighbourhood Plan will help shape the development and growth of Blaby Parish; where development should go, where it shouldn't go and what it should look like.Nearly 95% of residents voted for the plan in the referendum, which took place on Thursday 01 February. At a meetin... Read more

Local Groups

Madagascar's flora and fauna

Sue Ablett, a retired doctor and medical researcher gave us a fascinating talk on her trip to Madagascar. Since her retirement, Sue and her husband have travelled extensively all over the world on 'expedition cruises' to marvel at the diverse cultures and wildlife, taking photographs as they go.Sue had never thought to share her experiences until a friend suggested it, so for the last ten years, s... Read more

Education

Pupils attend canals workshop

Pupils attend canals workshop

Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed taking part in a workshop led by The Canal and River Trust all about build... Read more

Travel

Fun at the Forestry Centre

Fun at the 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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