The latest news from Glen Parva Parish Council.
Healthwatch England has responded to a government-backed review into the NHS hospital complaints system which calls for significant changes in how the NHS handles complaints and deals with problems with patient safety.
Healthwatch Leicester have now teamed up with Healthwatch Leicestershire and Healthwatch Rutland to look at the impact of the Clwyd-Hart review on Healthwatch locally and on the NHS trusts in the area.
Healthwatch Leicester members are invited to a half day event on Tuesday 3 December to help plan how the NHS and social care will face the challenges of the future. The event will be held from 1-4pm at Braunstone Leisure Centre, 2 Hamelin Road, Leicester, LE3 1JN.
Leicester City Council (LCC) and Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have responded separately to a letter from Healthwatch Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Chairs about concerns with Leicester Royal Infirmary A&E.
Resurfacing works will be carried out on the Leicester Road/Lutterworth Road week commencing 9 September 2013.
See link below for full details.
Would you like to generate your own energy? Should we be doing more to generate energy from renewable sources such as solar or wind?
Please give us your thoughts and opinions by taking our online survey to help us to understand what you think of renewable energy generation. The survey will be available to complete from 2 September 2013.
All you have to do is put this link in to your browser and follow the online prompts:
Why are we asking you to do this? More »
Following on from our very successful Local Energy Assessment Fund bid we have decided to make an application to the Rural Community Energy Fund for a grant to fund a feasibility study for renewable energy generation in glen Parva. Once again we have enlisted the expertise of Flourish Partnership to help us with this project and as part of our bid we want to understand the current attitude and understanding in the community of
So please take a few minutes of your time to help us with this project that could be of immense benefit to our community. Paper versions are also available at the Parish Office or the Library. » Less
For further details see poster below or go to www.leics.gov.uk/future
The Parish Council is pleased to announce that graffiti has been cleaned up in the Walnut Grove/Leicester Road jitty as part of a partnership scheme with the County Council Youth Offending team and local residents. This project was completed between March and July 2013 and we hope that this improvement to the local area will enhance the local community.
Consultation on the changes to street lighting in Glen Parva was completed on 31st May 2013.
A decision to proceed with the scheme has now been made and the approved plan is shown. This plan will be put onto the County Council web site in the near future and will be available at www.leics.gov.uk/lighting.
It is anticipated that the part night lighting works will be carried our during August 2013. Temporary advance notification signs will be put up by the County Council about a week before the works are due to commence. More »
If you have any further queries, then please do not hesitate to contact the County Council Highways Design Team on 0116 3057282 » Less
Blaby District Council has revamped its website and launched two new exciting services; My Blaby and Find My Nearest.
For further information click on the link below
Carriageway resurfacing on the A426 as part of the Bus Corridor improvements is scheduled to start on 13th July 2013 for up to 8 weeks along with improvements to Soar Valley Way and Middleton Street/Wigston Lane junctions.
For further details click on the links below
On 5th June, over 70 local residents met to provisionally allocate £15,000 for projects in their local area. During an exciting an interactive evening, local residents from across Blaby Central Forum area met to hear from projects which included computer equipment, to sports equipment and road widening access projects as they gave two minute pitches before voting on their favourites.
Votes were counted, and finally a total of 6 projects were fully funded, and 1 was provisionally funded. These groups will now work with Leicestershire County Council officers to ensure that each project meets the basic checks to qualify for public funding, before offer letters are issued. More »
As the Blaby Central Community Forum Decision Night approaches, there is still time to register for a space! 14 projects have been put forward for consideration, and range from Scout Hut repairs to Notice boards and musical equipment. Whilst the budget for the Blaby Central area is £15,000, the total funding requested for these 14 projects is over £45,000.
On 5th June the Blaby Central Community Forum area will have its Decision night taking place in Glen Parva from 6pm – 9pm. If you are interested in finding out more about these projects, and would like the chance to come along and vote for your favourites, register your interest here by 29th May 2013. More »
Xplorer is a free fun family outdoor navigational challenge for the whole family to enjoy - for further details see the attached link
Leicestershire Street Lighting Energy Reduction Project – 'Part-night' Lighting Scheme Glen Parva
Leicestershire County Council is proposing a part-night lighting scheme (where lights are to be switched off between midnight
and 5.30 am GMT), for the parish of Glen Parva. Leicestershire County Council are currently undertaking a project to reduce street lighting levels in the County in order to make savings on energy costs, reduce carbon emissions and reduce light Pollution.
This formal consultation will run until 31st May 2013 More »
A plan outlining the proposals can be found on theCounty Council's website and available at www.leics.gov.uk/lighting. There is already useful information on this site giving more details about the changes to street lighting in Leicestershire.
For further information, please contact:
Environment & Transport Department, Leicestershire County Council 0116 3050001 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Press Release - 11 April 2013