Local News

14 January 2017

A SERIOUS FIRE to a large detached house on Glenfield Frith Drive, Glenfield was reported at 01:30hrs on the 26th November. By the time the Fire Service vehicles arrived, the house was seriously alight. Four Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles attended the fire, with support vehicles from Wigston, Loughborough and Birstall, also assisting. The fire is believed to have been caused deliberately with... read more >>
  • Burglaries continue in Glenfield
    • 12 January 2017

      In November the police received 308 calls from members of the public relating to incidents across the three parishes of Glenfield, LFE and Kirby Muxloe. November has seen the beat team continue to attend the victims of burglary offences across the...

  • LOROS holiday fun
    • 12 January 2017

      Some of the children from The Hall made the journey over to LOROS at the end of term to bring Christmas joy to both the staff and patients at the hospice. The Hall has close links with LOROS having just completed an outreach project with them. Every...

  • Festivities in Glenfield
    • 12 January 2017

      Many of our families took part in the wonderful Carol service at the Methodist Church and joined in with a mixture of traditional and new carols. The highlight for two of our pupils, Lacey and Josie, was the switching on of the Christmas lights....

  • New Glenfield open spaces
    • 13 December 2016

      Glenfield Open Spaces A successful application for S106 monies will see the installation of two new Youth Shelters onto Ellis Park, the continuation of the tarmac path to the rear of the Pavilion which joins with the existing path to exit onto...

  • Fly-tipping alert
    • 13 December 2016

      Landowners are being urged to secure their land after two separate cases of large scale fly-tipping.The incidents occurred within five days of each other, with the waste made up of various materials including fabric, industrial materials and wood....

  • Increase in Glenfield burglaries continues
    • 13 December 2016

      In October the police received 352 calls from members of the public relating to incidents across the three parishes of Glenfield, LFE and Kirby Muxloe.The increase in burglaries in Glenfield continued into October and we encourage residents to...

  • Grateful grandad donates to Glenfield Hospital
    • 13 December 2016

      A Brick Operative whose grandson was cared for by Glenfield Children's Heart Unit has raised more than £2,000 to donate to a connected charity, with help from the company he works for, Forterra.Gary Harmer, from Coalville in Leicestershire, was so...

  • Visit Santa at Glenfield library
    • 13 December 2016

      Come and see Santa with Bradgate Rotary Club! Glenfield Library, Saturday 17th December 2-3pm. Festive stories for children 2-2:30pm and a FREE craft table! Tel: 0116 305 3591 for more details.

  • Dr Salt retires
    • 13 December 2016

      Dr Michael Salt, Mike, was born in Harpenden, Hertfordshire on 24th November 1953 and is one of four children with an older brother and two sisters. He was educated at St. Georges School, a mixed day/boarding school where he developed a more...

  • Christmas is coming!
    • 21 November 2016

      Christmas is coming! And this year the Christmas Lights on the Square will be switched on Friday 2nd December 2016. There will be carols and refreshments at the Methodist Church from 6.30pm with the "big switch on" at 7pm. Refreshments will be...

Local Politics

Blaby housing support changes

A major project spearheaded by Blaby District Council is to be rolled out across the county to streamline housing support.Lightbulb, a collaboration between the county and district councils and other local partners aims to help older and vulnerable people stay safe and keep well in their homes for as long as possible by bringing together a range of support. The project is backed by a £1m governmen... Read more

Local Groups

Glenfield Park WI AGM

This was our Annual General Meeting and as usual our hardworking committee had prepared all the appropriate business papers. Pam as President recalled our various speakers and visits. Our finances are healthy. Members have held a few fundraising events. We heard from the National Trust, met Mary Lord who has for some years headed the volunteers at the Leicester Prison Service who look after the ch... Read more

Education

MHS Derbyshire trip and other news

MHS Derbyshire trip and other news

Christmas at the MHS...At our Christmas Fair this year we kept with the schools tradition and held o... 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

Cricket season review

Anstey and Glenfield Cricket Club have enjoyed a good 2016 season with both the 1st and 2nd teams finished the season above mid table in their respective divisions. There was some brilliant individual performances but overall it was fantastic team effort by everyone which meant that the club continued to move forward.The 1st team had a great year in Division 6 West. They finished 3rd in the table ... Read more

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