Local News

12 October 2017

Glenfield Primary School received a 'Good' grade in its OfSted inspection. The school released this report: The whole school community is delighted with our Ofsted report, following our visit from inspectors in June. It highlights how far the school has improved since the last Ofsted in 2013 and becoming an academy in 2014.The rating of "Good" was given in all 5 categories and we are... read more >>
  • Recent noise disturbance
    • 12 October 2017

      Do not blame Wilson Bowden for all of the noise in Glenfield. There is a continual thudding noise, dust and vibration through the ground in the west and central part of the village.  Most residents are blaming the Wilson Bowden development at...

  • Burglaries rise in July
    • 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...

  • 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...

Local Politics

Local Lottery launched

A new lottery with a £25,000 jackpot is launching in the District of Blaby to support local good causes.Blaby District Council's Councillors approved plans for the authority to launch its own online community lottery, Love Blaby Lottery, to benefit local community organisations across the local area.Tickets cost just £1, with 60p given to local good causes, compared to only 28p in every pound from... Read more

Local Groups

War Memorial plaque

War Memorial plaque

Sophie Clarke, the Heritage and War Memorials Officer at County Hall, has asked if we can supply any... Read more


Guardians open afternoon

Guardians open afternoon

Our parents and carers had a wonderful time during our open afternoon where they had the opportunity... Read more


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


Blaby Sports Awards

Blaby District Council Local Sports Alliance Sports Awards ARE BACK for the eighth consecutive year!The awards will take place on Thursday 16 November 2017 at Countesthorpe Leysland Community College.Local residents, clubs, groups and schools are encourage to recognise the achievements of the community by completing a nomination form for one or more of the categories, which are: Volunteer of th... Read more





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