Local News

28 August 2018

Following our article last month regarding speeding on Station Road, Stamford Street and Gynsill Lane we have had the following reply from Leics County Council: "As I'm sure you can appreciate, the County Council receives many requests for a wide variety of road safety measures, therefore, all requests that we receive have to be considered against set criteria based on an evidence led... read more >>
  • Thank you, Eleanor!
    • 28 August 2018

      Glenfield Primary school would like to thank Eleanor Hudson for her dedication to our school over the years. Previously a school governor, more recently she has organised the school library, spending hours of her own time at school sorting,...

  • Remembering a Leicester suffragette
    • 20 August 2018

      The Hall School welcomed Mr Peter Barratt, the Great Grandson of the Leicester suffragette Alice Hawkins, to lead workshops for our Year 5 and 6 classes. He explained to the children how as a young 13 year old entering the world of work she became...

  • Local landlord fined £5000
    • 20 August 2018

      A landlord has been ordered to pay over £5000 after being convicted of four offences under the Housing Act.Satwinder Singh Phull was fined £4,250 at Leicester Magistrates' Court, and told to pay the Council's full costs of £867.53 as well as a...

  • Age UK personal assistant support
    • 20 August 2018

      Increasing numbers of older people have been asking Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland to take them out rather than provide support within the home - so much so the charity has decided to launch a Personal Assistant Service.Executive Director of...

  • Martin High joins Lionheart Trust
    • 20 August 2018

      The school as some exciting news; the Head Teacher Board has approved Martin High School's application to join the Lionheart Academy Trust. What will this mean for MHS?We have already benefitted hugely from collaboration with the Trust, including...

  • Church 20-20 vision project
    • 20 August 2018

      We've launched an exciting project at Glenfield Methodist Church to improve our church building to help us continue to serve the spiritual, cultural and social needs of our community. The building foundation stone was laid in 1876, and since then...

  • New primary school gets go-ahead
    • 20 August 2018

      The first primary school in New Lubbesthorpe has been approved, with construction set to begin in June.Blaby District Council approved plans submitted by the Drummond Estate to construct a 420-place, two-form entry primary school required as part of...

  • Glenfield burglaries reported
    • 02 May 2018

      In March there were 6 reported burglaries in Glenfield, compared to 2 in Leicester Forest East and none in Kirby Muxloe. However there were 3 thefts of or from motor vehicles in Glenfield with LFE reporting 9 and Kirby Muxloe 1. The local beat team...

  • Council waste collection form
    • 02 May 2018

      Residents in the District of Blaby can now apply online for larger or additional bins for their household in anticipation of the new alternate weekly bin servic This is part of the plans revealed by Blaby District Council, with the alternate...

  • The Hall maintains 'Good' Ofsted rating
    • 09 April 2018

      We are pleased to announce that The Hall again received a positive Ofsted Report in January. Everyone is delighted that it celebrates the ethos of The Hall and quite rightly recognises that we provide a curriculum which enriches the whole child. We...

Local Politics

Parish Pen: Garden competition winners

Parish Pen: Garden competition winners

The Parish Council are pleased to announce that we had an abundance of entries for this year's compe... Read more

Local Groups

Variety is the spice of life

Variety is the spice of life. So the saying goes, and for Glenfield Park WI I think this is probably true if recent weeks are anything to go by.We had an amusing talk by Elizabeth Robinson entitled "an Evening of Laughter". Her talk comprised anecdotes, jokes and funny poems. She also included tales from her time as a teacher. There was much chuckling and of course the occasional groan at the punc... Read more

Education

Votes for women

Votes for women

Some of the Year Six children from The Hall took part in the Leicester City Council Suffragette even... Read more

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Fun at the Forestry Centre

Fun at the 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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