Local News

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 attention to the following:• We have taken 'swift and effective action to bring about the required improvements'• We have a 'shared clear vision with... read more >>
  • 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...

  • Eight burglaries reported in April
    • 28 May 2017

      In April the police received 314 calls from members of the public relating to incidents across the three parishes of Glenfield, Kirby Muxloe and LFE. There were 8 burglaries reported in Glenfield in April - at the time of writing, persons have been...

  • Marathon men
    • 28 May 2017

      Two members of the team running for LOROS have told how they were presented with their medal by the Duchess of Cambridge, as they crossed the finish line at the London Marathon. Richard Harris and Geoff Law, were among the 40-person team...

  • How should Glenwatch use funds?
    • 28 May 2017

      Glenwatch have recently met with Leicestershire police to discuss how we might make use of the significant amount of money which is available from the fund provided by Wilson Bowden following the development of Glenfield Park. This money can be used...

  • Job and skills fair returns
    • 28 May 2017

      With the chance to find employment and training opportunities for people of all ages, the Fosse Park Jobs and Skills fair returns on Wednesday 24 May.Organised by Blaby District Council, the fair takes place from 10:30am-2pm on the mezzanine level...

  • The Lion King school production
    • 28 May 2017

      The Year four children at The Hall performed The Lion King for their Easter Production. The play was the end result of their topic on Africa. The show was enthusiastically received by the pupils, staff and parents and as one grandparent commented,...

  • Illegal car parking
    • 09 May 2017

      One of the most frequent complaints that Glenwatch receives is car parking – and what can be done about it. At the time of writing there are particular problems in Tredington Road, where several houses are being extended. Neighbours are...

  • Isabel gets the full monty
    • 09 May 2017

      A terminally ill grandmother who is celebrating her 80th this month has said meeting the Full Monty cast from De Montfort Hall was a 'real birthday treat'.LOROS day therapy patient Isabel Robinson, who is battling cancer, was lucky enough to meet...

Local Politics

Community car share

Community car share

A call for volunteers has been made to help with community transport schemes within the District of ... Read more

Local Groups

Look to your local candidates on June 8

Well, we can't complain about a lack of democracy, can we? Five weeks after our last chance to vote locally, less than a year since a referendum and only two years since what are intended to be five-yearly general elections, we'll be out to vote on June 8. Or at least, I hope we will be. The truth is only two in three of us will. For some of us there's good reason but for many it will come down t... Read more

Education

Steel drums!

Steel drums!

All of our Year pupils have been learning to play the steel pans this year, led by their inspiration... 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

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