Local News

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 'online museum'. This will be accessible to all and should become a really valuable local history resource. The virtual museum will be hosted on the... read more >>
  • 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...

  • Glorious Glenfield competition opens
    • 05 June 2017

      Nominations are now open for our Glorious Glenfield Summer Garden Competition. Remember this is all about acknowledging the hard work of everyone who has gone the extra mile to make our village look the best it can. Prizes are presented at the...

  • No. 2070 (Glenfield) air training corps
    • 05 June 2017

      I was at the Leicester Air Show in April at the Leicester Airport. There were very smartly dressed young female members accompanied by Officers who were in charge. I understand the Glenfield Squadron are still active and I would like to hear...

  • Brantings bus services
    • 05 June 2017

      Letter from a reader: I have just been reading about the bus service changes in the Glenfield Gazette.I was disappointed that the area of Glenfield around the Brantings will still be 'cut off' from the bus service.  There seems no way to get...

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

Brownies' wizarding adventure

Brownies' wizarding adventure

In June, the 4th Glenfield Brownies Unit took their Brownie adventure to a whole new level, delving ... 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

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

Entertainment

Shared reading

Shared Reading group at Glenfield Library meets every Friday morning from 10.15-11.45. We share a story and some poems. Sue chooses the stories and poems and reads them to the group.We discuss, we listen, we share our thoughts if we want to. Some of us have never understood short stories and certainly not investigated poems since school. We are very friendly and light-hearted, it's free and we com... Read more

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