Local News

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 switch on of the Christmas lights on Friday 1st December 2017. It was a lovely evening and lovely to see many residents enjoying the... read more >>
  • 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....

  • Glenwatch on social media
    • 02 January 2018

      In December the Police and Glenwatch held an information session at the Glenfield Library whereby the public could discuss crime prevention and safety, we had a display of the latest security products such as real and dummy cctv cameras, panic...

  • Fines for dog chipping offences
    • 02 January 2018

      Three dog owners have been prosecuted for failing to ensure their pets' microchip details were up to date.Under The Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015, dog owners must have their pet microchipped, and for all details to have the most...

  • Blaby housing applications consultation
    • 02 January 2018

      A plan to shape housing and employment across the District of Blaby in the coming years is being consulted on with residents and local businesses.The Delivery Development Plan Document (Delivery DPD) is the second part of Blaby District Council's...

  • Cedars Martin sixth form college launches
    • 18 December 2017

      Cedars Martin LaunchOn the 7th November we successfully launched our KS5 Post 16 Development, Cedars Martin. After great GCSE results, putting us in the top of Leicestershire schools for progress, but also demonstrating how far we have come as a...

  • Hall school anniversary lunch
    • 18 December 2017

      As part of their Golden Jubilee Year the children at The Hall organised a special anniversary lunch. With the help of Leicestershire Food Support Services, an old recipe book from 1967, when the school opened, was found. The School Council used the...

  • Man vs. Fat football league
    • 18 December 2017

      A new 16-week football league exclusively for overweight men is coming to Blaby next year.Man v Fat Football is the fast-growing, innovative weight-management scheme for men. Since its introduction in Solihull back in January 2016 it has seen...

  • Women in WWI exhibition
    • 18 December 2017

      A Women in World War 1 display will held at Glenfield Library January in 2018 by Kim Wallis.A fascinating exhibition illustrating the different roles women undertook during WW1 will be displayed in Glenfield Library during January. As we commemorate...

  • Beware postal scams
    • 18 December 2017

      Your Glenwatch representative recently attended a presentation from Leicestershire County Council's Trading Standards Officers in respect of scam/unwanted/junk mail and unwanted/scam phone calls, how to spot them and the many forms they can take....

Local Politics

Is Glenfield a town?

Is Glenfield a town?

Glenfield is a town in all but name. There may be some kudos in being able to say we live in a villa... Read more

Local Groups

Glenfield Progress Boot & Shoe: A history

Glenfield Progress Boot & Shoe: A history

The Glenfield Progress Boot & Shoe started in 1892. On August 26, the first General Meeting was ... Read more

Education

Terrific Scientific

Terrific Scientific

Year 6 have taken part in a national experiment that is investigating foot flexibility. It is organi... 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

Cricketers' promotion

Anstey and Glenfield Cricket Club enjoyed an excellent 2017 season with the highlight being the 2nd team's promotion to Division 7 of the Leicestershire and Rutland Cricket League. The 1st team also performed extremely well finishing 4th in Division 5 and were very unlucky not to be promoted too.The 1st team had a super year in Division 5 West of the Leicestershire and Rutland Cricket League. They... Read more

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