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                                                            VOLUME 24                                             No. 10                                  October 2009

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      Glenfield Park Leicester -
      New Strategic Employment Site And Associated Mixed Use Development
      LEICESTERSHIRE BASED WILSON                            small local centre providing services for the   Leicester area has not seen any new
      BOWDEN Developments Limited are                        area will be included.                          provision of employment land for many
      proposing an exciting new employment                   Mr Ward continues ….                            years and, even in the current economic
      led development on land to the west of                                                                 circumstances, there is a clear need to
                                                             “The site has been carefully master
      Glenfield.                                                                                             provide for the future and offer new job
                                                             planned to ensure that the new residential
      The development will incorporate a range               uses sit next to the existing housing on the    prospects for the area’s population”.
      of new employment premises to meet the                 edge of Glenfield. The scheme                   Wilson Bowden Developments Limited are
      needs of the area over the next 10 to 15               incorporates open spaces, ecological            holding a public exhibition to explain their
      years, and will provide up to 2,500 new                provision and potential new areas for           proposals on the 18th/19th September
      jobs.                                                  public access to the Rothley Brook              2009 and welcome comments on their
      David Ward, Planning Director for Wilson               corridor”.
                                                                                                             draft proposals . Comments from
      Bowden Developments Limited said ….                    The scheme incorporates new public              interested parties and residents will all be
      ”A Strategic Employment Site of this size              transport routes to connect the site into       taken into account as the scheme is
      and scale is identified as a requirement by            the urban area, as well as new footpaths        prepared for a formal planning application
      the District Council, as well as by a                  and cycle way links to all the surrounding
                                                                                                             to Blaby District Council later in the year.
      number of employment land studies                      residential areas at Glenfield, Kirby
                                                                                                             There will be further opportunities for
      carried out in Leicester and Blaby over                Muxloe, Ratby and Groby.
                                                                                                             public comment at the application stage.
      recent years. This site has all the relevant           Stephen Pedrick- Moyle, Development
      credentials which sets it apart as the best            Director for Wilson Bowden Developments         By 2026, the District of Blaby has to
      candidate to meet this need. In particular,            Limited said….                                  deliver 45 hectares of new employment
      the significant road infrastructure on the                                                             land and approximately 7,600 new homes.
                                                              “There is a pressing need for the release
      A46, and its proximity to the M1, means                of employment land adjacent to the outer        Within the overall employment land total,
      that the site can be easily accessed and               ring road of Leicester in order to serve the    there is an express requirement for a 25
      serviced”.                                             needs of Leicester’s industrial and             hectare Strategic Employment Site. The
      In addition to the employment, a mixed                 commercial occupiers, as well as to attract     latest planning policy directs the bulk of
      use element, including about 250 new                   inward investment, and to provide for new       this new development to locations on the
      family and affordable homes, as well as a              enterprise and growth. The Greater              edge of Leicester’s urban area.

         Yo u r C o m m u n i t y We b s i t e - w w w. g l e n f i e l d o n l i n e . c o . u k   THE GAZETTE October 2009                            3
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                                     The Parish Pen
                                            The official newsletter of Glenfield Parish Council
                                       Park House, Stamford Street, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8DL
                                                   Email -
                                                            Tel: 0116 231 2498
      Issue – 26                                                                                                      October 2009
      Welcome to the latest edition of the Parish Pen, the official voice of Glenfield Parish Council.

      Glorious Glenfield
                                                                                                               Lee Breckon, Chairman

                                                                          aware, Glenfield is already designated a Smartwater Area
      We congratulate Mr and Mrs Linnell winners of the Best              and has been a leader in the use of this technology.
      Front Garden category in the 2009 Glenfield Garden                  The further use of the
      Competition. We also congratulate Mr and Mrs                        S m a r t w a t e r
      Blakesley, winners of the Best Small Floral Display                 technology is seen by
      category. Further congratulations go to those who                   Glenfield        Parish
      received certificates for their contribution in making              Council as a positive
      Glenfield a brighter place in which to live and work.               step forward. As part
      Thanks go to the Glenfield Gardeners’ Association for               of the extended
      allowing the winners to be presented with their trophies at         initiative local second
      the Association’s Annual Show on 5 September 2009.                  hand stores will be informed about Smartwater. Probation
                                                                          and similar offices will have Smartwater posters
      Help is at hand with Glenfield Benefits                             displayed. Car boot sales will have high profile visits by
      Surgery                                                             police officers. Schools will be visited and postcards will
      Local people are now able to access advice and                      be sent to known burglary offenders and stolen goods
                  information about housing benefit and                   handlers.
                  council tax benefit at special surgeries                Burbage is an area that already extensively uses
                  held in Glenfield.                                      Smartwater. At a recent meeting where Smartwater was
                     Operating from Park House on Stamford                being discussed, the Burbage Clerk stated that no home
                     Street, the project is for a six month trial         that had been covered by Smartwater and had displayed
      period to help people with any council tax benefit and/or           the relative warning stickers had been burgled since the
      housing benefit issues which include changes in                     inception of their initiative seven years ago. With 70% of
      circumstances and new applications for benefit help.                homes in Burbage now covered they have seen a
                                                                          considerable reduction in burglaries.
      Blaby District Council’s Benefits team will be at Park
      House from 10.00 am until 12.00 am each Friday morning              The Glenfield initiative is still running and Smartwater is
      (excluding Bank or Public Holidays). Please make an                 available from Glenfield Parish Council for £15.
      appointment by calling 0116 272 7510, which will                    Village School Development
      guarantee that you will be seen on the day. It will also
                                                                          Glenfield Parish Council has been asked to pass comment
      ensure that a member of the team has your details to hand
                                                                          on a Leicestershire County Council planning application
      when you visit.
                                                                          for a new primary school.
      Grahame Perkins, Blaby District Council’s Benefits
                                                                          The proposal involves the building of a new single storey
      Manager said, “The current economic climate means that
                                                                          school to the rear of the existing primary school on
      there is now a higher demand for this type of service.
                                                                          Stamford Street. Following the completion of the new
      People need to be aware of what they are entitled to and
                                                                          school and the transfer of the children, the old school,
      the help and support that is available to them. Glenfield
                                                                          with the exception of one small building, will be
      is the second largest parish within the District and it is
                                                                          demolished. The area of the old school will be developed
      hoped that this surgery will encourage people to seek
                                                                          into car parking, a sensory garden, a fenced games court
      advice and get the help they need”.
                                                                          and playgrounds. The number of pupil places within the
      Getting Smarter                                                     school will reduce, but part of the reduction will be offset
      The Blaby Local Policing Unit, led by Inspector Jon                 by an increase in the size of the speech and language unit.
      Brown, has started a project to extend Smartwater to the            Glenfield Parish Council broadly supported the
      whole of Blaby District. As our readers are probably                application and added that it saw an opportunity for an

      1                                                                                         THE PARISH PEN October 2009
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      improvement to the road layout at the front of the school      just ruin the crops”.
      and the further development of the school’s travel plan by
                                                                     Ruined crops were found on the allotments, on Main
      the installation of a lit footpath across Ellis Park.
                                                                     Street and on the Glebe Close footpath.
      Village Housing and Employment                                 If you have any information regarding this damage then
      Developments                                                   please contact the Parish Office or the local policing team.
      Much       has     been                                        We are also still interested in
      discussed within the                                           talking to the gentleman shown in
      village, through this                                          the picture taken from our CCTV
      newsletter and on our                                          system who decided to smear
      web site about the                                             excreta over the staff entrance at
      development of housing                                         Park House.          The incident
      and employment land.                                           happened on 13 July 2009, at
      Blaby District Council                                         about 9:00 pm. The person
      has been obliged to                                            concerned had been playing with
      earmark land for an                                            two children on the astro-turf on
      additional 5,250 homes                                         Ellis Park prior to making his visit
      together with 25 hectares for employment.                      to Park House. He returned to the
      After months of work and several consultations Blaby           children after the act.
      District Council has put together recommendations that         Again, if you have any information regarding this incident
      now go for independent examination. Once approved the          then please contact the Parish Office or the local policing
      plans would govern developments for the next 15 years.         team.
      The housing proposals centre the expansion west of the
      M1 at Lubbesthorpe, where it is recommended 4,500              Speeding
      homes are built. The balance of the requirement is             Concerns continue to be raised over speeding within
      already covered by existing planning permissions. The          Glenfield, particularly on Elm Tree Avenue and Stamford
      employment proposals centre on land near the Warrens,          Street.
      south of the M69. There are no recommendations for
                                                                     An analysis by the police of the results from the recent
      major developments within Glenfield.
                                                                                           study by Glenfield’s Police
      However, at the time of writing, Glenfield Parish Council                            Volunteers, who have been
      has been advised by Wilson Bowden Developments that it                               operating a Speedwatch campaign,
      is holding public exhibitions in relation to plans to build                          shows that the vast majority of the
      homes and employment sites to the west of the existing                               speeding offenders on Elm Tree
      residential area of Glenfield, which would be off Kirby                              Avenue came from Glenfield and
      Road. It is understood that this could be 300 homes, the                             were not, as expected, non-
      mix of which is not known. We have received just four          villagers using Elm Tree Avenue as a “rat run”.
      days notice of the exhibitions so, by the time you read this
                                                                     The Speedwatch campaign was based around education,
      the exhibitions will have taken place.
                                                                     with offending motorists being advised about their
      We would like to make it clear that this is not a planning     actions. PC Matt Turner said, “Regretfully, the next step
      application, but an application is expected to follow. A       may have to be enforcement, with the use of speed
      formal planning application will have to go through due        cameras. The use of speed cameras will lead to
      process and there will then be time to view plans and pass     substantial fines and, based upon the study results, most
      comment.                                                       of the fines will be issued to Glenfield’s residents”.
      Can you help?                                                  You have been warned!
      Regretfully, the allotments on Main Street have recently       Councillor Vacancies
      suffered vandalism. Three youths have been observed
                                                                     We still have two vacancies for the position of Parish
      pulling up vegetables, damaging fruit and breaking off the
      heads of flowers. Some of the items destroyed were
      destined for the September garden show and some of the         This could be your opportunity to help shape the future of
      pumpkins destroyed were being grown for one of the             Glenfield. No experience is required, training is
      allotment holders grandchildren, for use at Halloween.         available.
      One allotment holder who had many items damaged over           Please contact the Clerk at Glenfield Parish Council for
      several days said, “If they need the food to eat I will        further information.
      gladly give it to them, but I do not understand the need to

        THE PARISH PEN October 2009                                                                                            2
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                                                                                                               CONGRATULATIONS to

          Glenfield                                                                                            Chris Moore on opening
                                                                                                               The Trading Post in the
          Gazette                                                                                              former Post Office
          P O Box 8454                                                                                         building. This is a
          Leicester                                                                                            welcome development in
          LE9 2WU                                                                                              the original part of the
          Tel : 239 4284                                                                                       village which will
          email us at:                                                                                         encourage people to
                                                                             continue to shop locally.
                                                                                                               Allergy sufferers can
       Enquiries 07703 024 451
                                                                                                               now get welcome help
                                                                                                               at Morningside
      Glenfield Park >              3
                                                                                                               Pharmacy on Station
      Parish Pen >                  4                                                                          Road where Adam
      Viewpoint >                   6                                                                          Thomas is to be congratulated
                                                                                                               on being one of the very few
      Well Attended                                                                                            pharmacists to be trained in
      Exhition Session cont > 6                                                                                this field in the country.
      Millennium                                                                                               Ken Russell
      Green News >                  8
                                                                                                               From page 1 - The proposals are
      25 Wonderful Years
      at the Hall >               10                                                                           for an area of land north of
                                                                                                               Western Park Golf Course on
      Competitions >              11                                                                           the edge of Glenfield. This is
      W.I. >                      12                                                                           to meet the need for a
                                                                                                               Strategic Employment Site with
      Bringing books to                                                                                        family housing, new public

                                                                                                               open spaces and some local
      Residents >                 14
                                                                                                               shops and facilities.
      Bradgate Lions >            14
                                                                                                               The Developers are inviting
      Moped Course                                                                                             the views of the public by
      Kickstarts Glenfield                  5 Steyning Crescent, Glenfield. LE3 8PL
                                                                                                               email to Birmingham@ppg-
      Group’s Success >           16                                                                  or by letter in a
      Sharing The Faith >         18                                                                           pre-paid envelope which can
                                                                                                               be collected from Glenfield
      Summer’s in
      the Fair >
      Congratulations >
                                            Ideas for                                                          Parish Council office.

      Friends of Chernobyl's
      Children Markfield > 24
                                            living and
      Allergy Screening
      Services at
      Morningside >               26
                                            giving                                                                     Tim Hendry
      Glenfield TV                                                                       Large FREE                 Fencing Contractor
      Competition                                                                        Customer Car Park!       All types of fencing, gates &
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      Village Diary >             30
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                                              Mille nnium                                                        Coat
                                              Gr een N ews                                                      Hanger
                                             Gardening on Glenfield                                              Party
                                             Millennium Green                                                   In Support of Glenfield
                                                                                                                   Millennium Green
                                             By Chris Tordoff

          Turn your broken
                                             IF YOU USE the Millennium Green on a regular basis you may         Saturday September 26th

            or unwanted
                                                                                                                      3pm – 5pm
                                             have noticed that some areas of the gardens are tidier and more

           Gold Jewellery
                                             colourful this year. This is the result of allowing some of the
                                                                                                                   11 Glendale Avenue,

              into cash
                                             gardening group to ‘adopt’ their own piece of garden which they            Glenfield
                                             can work on in their own time. However there are still Gardening

                                             Group sessions to tidy other areas in the garden and deal with      Celebrate the year of the

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                                                                                                                 £2.50 entrance including

                                             hope, finish any outstanding tasks to ‘put the Green to bed’ for
                                                                                                                 cream tea refreshments.
                                             the winter. This date has been picked to coincide with CSV

                                             ‘Make a Difference Day’ when volunteering on a variety of              Competitions for:
          8 BRADGATE ROAD
                                             projects takes place.                                                 Oldest coat hanger
                                                                                                                 Best dressed coat hanger
          LE7 7AA
                                             There is also an extra session on Saturday October 3rd to deal

          Tel:0116 2362510
                                             with the hedges around the Green, overhanging branches etc.           Coat hanger hoopla
                                             This begins earlier than usual at 9.00am and we have hired a               Raffle Stalls
           commercial shredder and operative to shred branches as they are     For more details contact
                                             cut. Any help would be welcome. For more information               Rosie or Dale on 287 9705
                                             telephone 299 1868.

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                                                                   Twenty-Five Wonderful
                                                                   Years at The Hall
                                                                   THE NEW ACADEMIC year at The Hall was a special anniversary

                                                                   for Mrs Angela Pollard, who has been a member of staff for

                          TILING | TAPS
                                                                   twenty-five wonderful years.

                      SHOWERS | LIGHTING
                                                                   Angela said, “I can’t believe where the time has gone. The Hall
                                                                   has been such a marvellous school to work in, with polite,
                                                                   courteous and hard-working children and a tremendously
                                                                   supportive staff team. The school has always kept up-to-date
                                                                   with the latest developments in education. It is a joy to be on the
                                                                   staff team of such a caring school that always strives for
                                                                   excellence. It has been a privilege to work with the children over
                                                                   so many years.”

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                THE PATIENT'S CHOICE IN
     G L E N F IE L D F O R O V E R 2 5 Y E A R S
                                                  Morningside Pharmacy
                                                  Launches New Allergy
                                                  Screening Service
                                                  Over 20 million people in the UK suffer from allergy
                                                  at some point in their life and expert help is at hand
                                                  from our pharmacy. Come
                                                  and see Adam our pharmacist
                                                  for more information about
                                                  this service.

                              Come and see us for a Health M.O.T.                               SPECIAL OFFER
                              Doing some basic checks on your health is really important.        Omron blood
                              Adam our pharmacist will be happy to do some health                pressure monitors
                              checks for you and of course you’ll get some good advice           RRP £45
                              as well.                                                           our price £14.99

                                                  Other great reasons to come and visit us
                                                  Professional passport photographs taken and developed in
                                                  store by trained staff to comply with passport regulations
                                                  Ear piercing service - buy a set of earrings and our trained
                                                  staff will pierce your ears free of charge. Free after care
                                                  cleaning solution also included.

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                                                                       Milk, Muck and
                                                                       Glenfield Park W.I.

                                                                       Magnificent Mangoes
                                                                       NOT SAND TO Saudi or ice to Iceland but ruminants to
                                                                       Rwanda......Milk, Muck and Magnificent Mangoes. An intriguing
                                  Sunningdale                          title which whetted our appetites and we felt we wanted to
                                                                       know more. After an excellent talk and presentation by Wendy
                       Landscape Supplies                              Martin the title proved very appropriate. It is specifically
                                                                       about sending cows to Africa. Wendy became involved in the
             OCTOBER SPECIAL OFFERS                                    charity “Send a Cow” which culminated in her visiting Africa to
       BLUE SLATE CHIPPINGS NOW                                        see the effects of the charity’s work. The charity began in 1988
       ONLY £85 A BULK BAG INC VAT                OVER 60's            when some farmers in the South West had surplus cows because
       WARWICK GOLD CHIPPINGS NOW                 MONDAYS              of the milk mountain and with the help of a bishop in Africa
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       2 BULK BAGS FOR £75 INC VAT                 6 SMALL             course before being given a cow and the charity grew from
       COTSWOLD BUFF £65                          BAGS OF 3/4          there. The muck refers to the manure made from the cowpats to
       A BULK BAG INC VAT                         GRAVEL/PEA           improve soil and the mangoes to the gardening programme

       BRINDLE CHIPPINGS £55 A BULK               GRAVEL FOR           instigated in countries where keeping a cow was difficult. An
       BAG INC VAT ( WITH A FREE 15 SQM WEEDEX)    £10 INC VAT         inspiring talk and worthwhile project.

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                                                        INC VAT
       BALLAST - BULK BAG £37 INC VAT             OPEN MON - FRI 8AM
       MILLWASTE - BULK BAG £31 INC VAT                TILL 5PM
                                                   SAT 8AM TILL 1PM
       CEMENT £3.65 A BAG                            SUN - CLOSED

                                                                       WENSLEYDALE WITHOUT THE Gromit...........but with spring
                                                                       onions and ham. One of the tasty recipes demonstrated by
                                                                       Susan Woollard. There was a wide range of appetising dishes
                                                                       specifically designed for singles or couples. The range covered
                                                                       both main courses and sweets, including such mouth-watering

                    MOVIE ZONE
                                                                       goodies as Courgette and Bacon Slice to be followed by Triple
                                                                       Chocolate Chunk Muffins. It wasn’t a night for dieters. It was
                                                                       however a good night for lovers of good, interesting and unusual
                                                                       recipes to whet the tastebuds. A list of recipes was handed out

                   82 FAIRE ROAD GLENFIELD
                     Telephone 231 2704
                                                                       to all and the whole evening was a recipe for success culminating
                                                                       in a raffle of the dishes which, in true Blue Peter style, she had
                                                                       made earlier and generously donated to us.
                                                                       As well as the regular meeting, we have undertaken visits with
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                                                                       The Art of Stained
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      Bringing                                                                                       Bradgate
      Books To
      Housebound                            BodyTalk                                                 Lions
      Residents                                                      Beauty Therapist
                                                                                                     By Roger Gamble

                                                               Joanne Wright-Brandt                  DURING AUGUST A football

                                                              •   Manicure & Pedicure
      BOOKS CAN BE delivered to                                                                      tournament was held at

                                                              •   Waxing
      the homes of housebound                                                                        Anstey Nomads Ground with

                                                              •   Facial Treatments
      residents’, thanks to a free                                                                   the aim of selecting the
      service.                                                                                       winners of the “Round Robin
      Many people have trouble
                                                              •   Body Treatments                    Tournament” to represent us

                                                              •   Swedish/Indian
      getting out of the house to go                                                                 in the Lions District Cup,
                                                                  Head Massage
      to the library and they are                                                                    taking in the counties of

                                                              •   Hopi Ear Candle
      being encouraged to take                                                                       Lincolnshire,

                                                              •   Stone Therapy
      advantage of the County
                                                                                                     Nottinghamshire, Rutland,

      Council service which brings
                                                                                                     Leicestershire and part of
      books to residents’ doorsteps.

                                                              •   Ear piercing
      Customers receive a visit from

                                                              •   De-stress massage
      a volunteer every three or four                                                                Three local U14 teams took

                                                              •   Nail Extensions
      weeks and can also order                                                                       part, with the Ravenstone
      talking books, large print                                                                     FC. being the first winners of

                                                                   We use
      books and requests from any                                                                    the new Bradgate Lions

                                                                    & sell
      library at no extra cost.                                                                      Challenge Shield, which was

      Leicestershire Libraries has                                                                   presented to them by the

                                                   59 Saintbury Road, Glenfield
      always been proud to offer the                                                                 Lions Club President Roger

                                             07841 097 679 | 0116 2877696
      service to housebound                                                                          Gamble. It is intended that
      customers and is urging people
                                                                                                     the shield will be contested
      who have trouble getting out
                                                                                                     for every year from now on,
      the house for any reason to
      contact Helen Murray on 305                                                                    with the winning side playing
      3593 or email                                                                                  for the Lions U14 District                                                                     Cup, and if they are

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                                                                       24 HR EMERGENCIES             Night” at Markfield Court

        couple of hours a month to
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                                                               ANSTEY, CROPSTON, GLENFIELD, GROBY,
                                                             LEICESTER, NEWTON LINFORD, THURCASTON
         Contact Helen Murray on                                                                     Village Hall, both of which
         0116 305 3593 or email:                                                                     are open to the public,                                                                    details will be published
                                                                                                     nearer to the time of the
         MA R TIN                                                                                    events.
                                                                                                     If you require further
         TIB BLE S                                                                                   information about our
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            PAINTING &                                                                               join us, (perhaps you would
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                                                                                                   Moped Course
                                                                                                   Kickstarts Glenfield
                                                                                                   Group’s Success
                                                                                                   YOUNG PEOPLE IN Glenfield have
                                                                                                   learnt the art of motorcycle maintenance
                                                                                                   and picked up tips on riding safely.
                                                                                                   A group of nine from the village’s youth

                                                                                                   club took part in a four-week moped
                                                                                                   course which also covered the law and
                                                                                                   was funded by the County Council’s
                                                                                                   Youth Service and Leicestershire Police.
       Essentials Pack                                                                             The event was designed to provide
                                                                                                   young people with somewhere safe to
               worth £17*                                                                          ride and address concern from residents
                                                                                                   about mopeds being ridden off-road.
               When you sign up from 30.08.09                                                      PC Matt Turner from the Glenfield
                                                                                                   neighbourhood policing team, said: “The
                                                                                                   course was designed to give them a responsible attitude to riding
                  GROBY - Village Hall                                                             a motorbike or moped. We told them how to stay safe, and
                                                                                                   educated them about the legal consequences if they broke the
                         Tuesday 6.15pm                                                            rules.”
                                                                                                   “I would like to thank Glenfield Co-op for allowing us to use part
                     Leicester Road, LE6 0DQ                                                       of their car park so we could safely show the group how to
                                                                                                   tackle road junctions.”
                                          Next to Library
                                                                                                   For more information about Glenfield Youth Centre and Glenfield
       *Purchase a monthly pass from 30.08.09 and claim your free essential pack worth over £17.
                                                                                                   Youth Council, please contact a member of the youth staff team
                     Offer only available to members purchasing a monthly pass.                    or the centre Co-ordinator on 0116 305 5714.

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                                          Sharing The Faith
                                          St. PETER’S CHURCH                                                GLENFIELD METHODIST

                                                                                       C h u r c h e s To g e t h e r i n G l e n f i e l d

                                          GLENFIELD                                                                     CHURCH
                                                                                                                                       SUNDAY SERVIC E TIMES:
                                                                                ’ve recently taken
                                                                                                                                          10.00am and 6.30pm
           FLAT ROOFING                                                         some pictures of the
                                                                                bowstring bridge in
            SPECIALISTS                                                                                                 was inducted as minister of the
                                                                           Braunstone Gate in                           Glenfield Methodist Church at the
        ALL RE-ROOFING                                                     Leicester. It’s a notable                    beginning of September so I haven’t
                                                                           landmark and a beautiful              been here long and, to a certain extent,
         GUARANTEED                                                        piece of engineering
         FOR 10 YEARS                                                                                            still feel rather like the new kid on the
                                                                            though now rusty and                 block. I am sure that will soon change as I
                                                                            reputedly unsafe. Trains             become more and more part of the
            FULL PUBLIC                                                      crossed it as they                  Glenfield community.
              LIABILITY                                                      arrived and departed
                                                                                                                 Before coming to Glenfield I was in
             INSURANCE                                                       from Leicester Central
                                                                                                                 Portsmouth and, prior to that, South
                                                                              station on their way to
                                                                                                                 Africa where I served in the Methodist
          FREE                                                                London Marylebone,
                                                                              Sheffield, Manchester,             Church of Southern Africa. Earlier this
        ESTIMATES                                                         or the south coast.                    year I had the privilege of visiting
                                                                                                                 Australia where I visited family and
                                                                          Although it was the last
                                                                         main line into London to                friends. I was also able to take in some of
                                                                         be completed (apart from                the splendour of that great land. I
        TEL: 0116 2102110                                                the Channel Tunnel                      wouldn’t regard myself as a world
       MOBILE: 07940 301 923                                             Eurostar route) it’s already            traveller but everywhere I’ve been I’ve
                                                                         40 years since the line                 have encountered people who worship
                                                                         closed.                                 and serve God, often in their own
                                                                                                                 distinctive way.
                                                                        We know well how this
                                                                        pattern of change runs                   I find it
                                                                        right through our lives.                 extremely
                                                                         One Sunday recently we                  to know that
                                          read these words in our evening service ‘Jesus Christ is               God is not
                                          the same yesterday, today, and for ever’(Hebrews                       limited by
                                          13.8). It’s fascinating to trace how our pictures and                  time or place
                                          perceptions of Jesus have changed and keep changing                    and that
                                          over the years of our lives. He hasn’t changed but we                  people can
                                          keep discovering, learning and experiencing new                        ‘connect’
                                          dimensions of his generous transforming love.                          with God at
                                          We are currently hosting the Unfamiliar Journey course                 any time and
                                          where we meet people from other faith communities                      any place
                                          and may find ourselves revisiting how we see Jesus. He                 especially as his people come
                                          is not simply a figure from the past but always our                    together for worship and fellowship. Is
                                          contemporary, our Lord for today and the future.                       this part of your experience too?

                                                                               Saturday 10th October - 10am - 12 noon
                                                                              John Sharpe                       Andrew Pantland
                                                                                                              Saturday, 10th October
                                                                                        Saturday, 10th October
                                                                                              10am—12 noon
                                                                                           10am—12 noon

                               Why does God allow
                                                                                                 At St Peter’s Church Centre

                                                                                 At St Peter’s Church Centre, Church Rd Glenfield.
           Romans 8:18
                                   Suf fering?
                                   Suff                                                                 Church Road

                                                                                       Admission 30p - refreshments available
                              For a free booklet                                                          Glenfield
                                                                                            At St Peter’s Church Centre
                                                                                                        Admission 30p
         sufferings of this
         suffe                                                                                     Church Road
       present time are not   Contact 01162773200                                                   Refreshments available
                                                                                                   CD’s                Glenfield
           worthy to be
        compared with the     Or visit                                                                                Admission 30p

                                                                                                             Refreshments available
                                                                                                   Craft                                Toys
       glory which shall be
                                                                                         CD’s             hand go                      Jewe

                                                                                       and Bri
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                                                                                                   Second                                     llery
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                                                             See Diary page                          Come and enjoy
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                                                                                                  hand go    new                    J goods
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                                                                                                P l e a s eCome p o r tenjoy r l o c a l a d v e r t i s e r s
                                                                                                      a morning browsing.
                                                                                                           Stalls with
                                                                                                   new and second-hand goods
                                                                                                            for sale
              Say Goodbye to the last of
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              Summer enjoy the last of
              long lazy days before we
         Glenfield Methodist Church Coach Outings 2009

              start to light our
              traditional fireplaces and
           Coaches leave promptly at or near the Nag’s Head.

              warm up for winter
                         There is no waiting.
                                    FRI 9 OCT - BAKEWELL.
                       Depart 9.00am home 5.30pm - £13 (£8 deposit)
                               WED 25 NOV - MEADOWHALL.
                       Depart 9.00am home 5.30pm - £13 (£8 deposit)
                          This is the annual Christmas Shopping Trip
                            NO SMOKING DURING ALL JOURNEYS
           A non returnable deposit will be paid at the time of booking of each trip.
                                Balance to be paid on the coach.
                             All cheques must be made payable to                            KITCHENS | BATHROO MS | BEDROOMS
                              GLENFIELD METHODIST CHURCH
                All booking enquiries to June Clayton, 47 Loxley Road, Glenfield.
       Telephone 231 2513. Neither the Glenfield Methodist Church, Coach Proprietors

                          A BARKER
          nor June Clayton will be responsible for persons left behind after the stated
                                         departure time.

                         TREE Specialists
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                                                                               Summer’s in
                                                                                  the Fair
                                                                          GLENFIELD PRIMARY SCHOOL
                                                                          Association held their annual Summer
                                                                          Fair which raised over £3000 for school funds!
                                                                          This year’s event was filled with new games and stalls, including
                                                                          a Tin Can Alley consisting of pictures of the teachers, a ‘gunk’
                                                                          tank and Lob the Loo Roll.

        3 Brookbridge Court, Syston, Leicestershire. LE7 2JT

                                                                          The school choir entertained the crowds by singing the songs
                                                                          that they had performed at De Montfort Hall in July. Aaron

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                                                                          costumes to promote the sale of balloons and the new Inflatables
                                                                          stall whilst Leicestershire Fire Service gave a demonstration of
      All types of blinds Roman, Venetian, Vertical, Austrian & Rollers   their equipment, allowing the children to try using the hoses.
                                                                          Thank you to all who attended and to those who either helped
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     Congratulations!                                                     Adrian and Dawn would like
                                                                          to congratulate their daughter
                                                                          Leona on graduating with a Ba
                                                                          (Hons) degree in Primary
                                                                          Education with qualified
                                                                          teacher status from the
                                                                          University of Cumbria.
                                                                          After graduating Leona spent
                                                                          the summer working in South
                                                                          Africa with an educational
                                                                          charity LESS (Limpopo
                                                                          Education Support Service) working to support and enhance the
                                                                          teaching and learning within schools in the Limpopo area.
                        Margaret and Ralph
                                                                          Leona has successful been appointed the position of a Year 3
                        Webster celebrated
                                                                          class teacher at Glenfield Primary School.
                        their Diamond
                        Wedding Anniversary                               Wishing you all the luck in your future career.
                        on 16th July 2009.
                        They celebrated the
                        day entertaining
                        many family and

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                        in Bowman’s Close. A celebratory
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                        grandchildren and Great Grand Child at the Grey
                        Lady Newtown Linford.

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                                                           THE CHILDREN ARRIVED          many are provided free.            are planned.
                                                           from Belarus on the 9th       They have been to                  The children are here until
                                                           September at Gatwick          Twycross Zoo, The                  7th October. Planned are

                                        Te l : 0 7 9 7 1 6 3 3 7 6 5 | E m a i l : c b le 6 7 @ a o l . co m
                                                           Airport. On the way back      Botanical Gardens at               visits to the Leicester City
                                                           to Markfield they had a       Oadby,Conkers and tea              Football Club, a Fire
                                                           packed lunch and looked at    with the Lord Mayor of             Station, Snibston Discovery
                                                           the photo albums that their   Leicester at the Town Hall.        Park and Twin Lakes theme
                                                           prospective hosts had         Three Limos were donated
                                                           provided showing them                                            Park at Melton Mowbray.
                                                                                         by the Dignity Group to
                                                           where they were going to      take them to and from              The children are holding a
                                                           stay for the next month.      Leicester.                         farewell concert at Forest
                                                           Every weekday they meet       John Lewis has supplied            Hill Golf Club on Friday 2nd
                                                           at the scout hall in          them with shoes. Next has          October at 7pm to thank all
                                                           Markfield at 9:00 am. We      donated clothes. Edmunds           of our sponsors and
                                                           have a mini bus which         and Slater and Spec Savers         prospective
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      Allergy                                                                                                                         Glenfield TV
      Screening                                                                                                                       competition
      Service at                                                                                                                      Winner

      ADAM THOMAS, pharmacist
      at Morningside Pharmacy, is
      one of the few pharmacists in
      the country to have been
      trained to offer an allergy                                                                                                     Kevan Voce of Glenfield TV
      screening service which will                                                                                                    presenting the Panasonic
      now be conveniently available                                                                                                   camera to Glenfield resident
      locally at the pharmacy.                                                                                                        Colin Heathfield, Sales
      “The service will offer a                                                                                                       Manager of Pukka Pies. His
      consultation during which a                                                                                                     winning entry was 1,221 runs
      full clinical history will be taken                                                                                             which was just 8 runs out.
      and on-going support and

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                                                             Winchester                                    By Ken Russell

                                                             WINCHESTER CITY MILL is a must visit. Otters are filmed in the
                                                             River Itchen at night on CCTV. Otters have been absent from
                                                             British Rivers for many years. When the otters are active at night
                                                             this triggers the cameras which record their activities. During the
                                                             day scenes of the otters in action is played. Highlights are also
                                                             available at
                                                             For peace and quiet, try Winchester Cathedral (admission charge
                                                             £5). The bones of Saxon kings are housed in caskets, Jane
                                                             Austen is here too with Izaak Walton. A very fine decorated Bible
                                                             is on display. Volunteers are available to assist as you walk round
                                                             on the beautiful medieval tiles. The gravestones are interesting,
                                                             but walk to the old city gate and enjoy St Swithun-upon-
                                                                                                         Winchester Cathedral was used
                          M.LIGGINS                                                                      for filming the Da Vinci Code.
                                                                                                         Another mystery surrounds
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                     Slating, Tiling, Leadwork, Chimneys                                       
                              Rebuild, Repointing                                                        Hints can be found in the
                           uPVC Facias & Guttering                                                       beautiful Round Table attached
                    All general building work carried out                                                to the wall in Winchester Castle
                       All Work Carried Out By A Qualified                                               Great Hall, sadly all that now
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        V i l l a g e Diary
                                                                                NOV 3 GLENWATCH
                                                                                Meeting – Council Offices,     MEETING
                                                                                Stamford Street – 7pm
                                                                         NOV 4 BRADGATE U3A –
                                                                         The Berlin Wall – Great               AGE CONCERN GLENFIELD: ‘Exercise can
                                                                         Escapes – Jubilee Hall, Stadon        be fun – come and try our class for Mature
      Please send entries for inclusion in this FREE service as early as Road, Anstey, 2.30pm                  Movers (50 plus) in the Memorial Hall on
      events are known by snail mail to Village Diary,                                                         Fridays from 2pm to 3pm (details from
                                                                                NOV 5 GLENFIELD PARK W.I       Barbara on 01530 243108).’
      P O Box 8454, Leicester LE9 2WU                                           – Twelve Days of Christmas.
      Tel: 0116 239 4284 or email to                   Anne Hughes
                                                                                                               Our 'Welcome' drop-in, for over-60s
                                                                                                               friends and volunteers to enjoy an informal
      SEP 27    CHRISTADELPHIANS          OCT 16 - GLENFIELD                  NOV 6 ST. JOHN                   chat over tea/coffee and biscuits, is held
      – God’s Purpose For You             DISCUSSION GROUP –                  AMBULANCE - Parish Council       in the Memorial Hall each Monday from
      SEP 29     CHARITY FASHION          Symmetry.                           Office Hall, Stamford Street –   1pm to 2.30pm.
      SHOW – at St. Peter’s Church        OCT 16 ST. JOHN                     Cadets (age 11-18) 6.30pm,       Committee Meetings, Park House, 2.00 pm
      Centre and starts at 7.30pm.        AMBULANCE - Parish Council          Adults 8pm
                                                                                                               CHRISTADELPHIANS hold Bible talks every
      Admission by ticket only -          Office Hall, Stamford Street –      NOV 8 CHRISTADELPHIANS           Sunday evening at 6.00 (God willing) in
      available from Joy Clarke (233      Cadets (age 11-18) 6.30pm,          – Why It Matters What We         The Scout Hall, Stamford Street. All are
      2529) or Pat Dickinson (287         Adults 8pm                          Believe                          welcome.
      2978).                              OCT 20 GLENFIELD W.I –              NOV 11 - GLENFIELD               GLENFIELD ART GROUP: Please bring a
      OCT 1      GLENFIELD PARK W.I       Annual Meeting                      DISCUSSION GROUP – Marine        selection of your own choice of
      – Bletchley Park. Mike Coleman      OCT 20 AGE CONCERN                  Archeology                       drawing/painting materials to all of the
      OCT 2     ST. JOHN                  GLENFIELD – Committee               NOV 13 ST. JOHN                  meetings.
      AMBULANCE - Parish Council          Meeting – Park House 2.00pm         AMBULANCE - Parish Council       For Outside meetings please rendezvous at
      Office Hall, Stamford Street        OCT 23 ST. JOHN                     Office Hall, Stamford Street –   Church Centre at 1.30pm. Please offer
      –Cadets (age 11-18) 6.30pm,         AMBULANCE - Parish Council          Cadets (age 11-18) 6.30pm,       transport if you can.*
      Adults 8pm                          Office Hall, Stamford Street –      Adults 8pm                       GLENFIELD COMMUNITY CHURCH meet
      OCT 6     GLENWATCH                 Cadets (age 11-18) 6.30pm,          NOV 15 CHRISTADELPHIANS          every Thursday at 7.30pm at 18 Normandy
      Meeting – Council Offices,          Adults 8pm                          – Lessons From The Garden of     Close. Please ring Mike and Dee Robbins
      Stamford Street – 7pm                                                   Eden                             0116 225 8338 for details.
                                          OCT 27 GLENFIELD
      OCT 7      BRADGATE U3A –           GARDENERS ASSOCIATION –             NOV 17 GLENFIELD W.I –           GLENFIELD DISCUSSION GROUP. Every
      Rainbows Hospice. Hall – Jubilee    Growing Vegetables in                                                second week on Wednesday afternoons.
                                                                              Christmas Food Cookery
      Hall, Stadon Road, Anstey,          Containers – Graham Wagstaffe                                        2pm to 3.30pm Memorial Hall.
                                                                              Demonstration. Ann Holden
      2.30pm                              OCT 28 - GLENFIELD                  NOV 17 AGE CONCERN
                                                                                                               GLENFIELD GARDENER’S meetings at St
                                                                                                               Peter’s Church Centre, 7.30pm, 4th
      OCT 9     ST. JOHN                  DISCUSSION GROUP – Creepy           GLENFIELD – Committee
                                                                                                               Tuesday in the month.
      AMBULANCE - Parish Council          Crawlies.                           Meeting – Park House 2.00pm
      Office Hall, Stamford Street                                                                             GLENFIELD LADIES COOPERATIVE CHOIR
                                          OCT 30 ST. JOHN                     NOV 20 ST. JOHN
      –Cadets (age 11-18) 6.30pm,                                                                              The group meet on a Monday evening at
                                          AMBULANCE - Parish Council          AMBULANCE - Parish Council
      Adults 8pm                                                                                               Glenfield Methodist Church, 7.30pm.
                                          Office Hall, Stamford Street –      Office Hall, Stamford Street –
      OCT 10 TABLE TOP SALE, St           Cadets (age 11-18) 6.30pm,          Cadets (age 11-18) 6.30pm,       GLENFIELD PARISH COUNCIL AND
      Peter’s Church - 10am - 12          Adults 8pm                                                           COMMITTEES ( with the exception of the
                                                                              Adults 8pm
      noon - contact Doreen Denney                                                                             Planning Committee) meet at Park House,
                                          NOV 1 CHRISTADELPHIANS              NOV 20 GLENFIELD                 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Everyone welcome.
      233 8604                            – The Person Of The Lord Jesus      TWINNING - Barn Dance, St.       Planning Committee, same venue, 9.15am.
                                                                              Peter’s Church Hall
                                                                                                               GLENFIELD PARK WI meetings are held on
      My Chunky Just Got Funky                                                                                 the first Thursday of the month in the
                                                                                                               Memorial Hall at 7.30pm.
      KIT KAT® Chunky Caramel offers the thick milk chocolate and crisp wafer that we all know and love,
                                                                                                               GLENFIELD WI Meetings 3rd Tuesday each

      combined with fudgey caramel to deliver an intense caramel hit like no other product. Try it and see.
                                                                                                               month at St Peter's Church Centre. New
                                                                                                               members are always welcome. Just turn up

                                                                                                               or contact Margaret Ling(2872419).
                                                                                                               GLENFIELD WI COUNTRY MARKET -
                                                                                                               Every Friday 10.00am until 11.15am at St.
                                                                                                               Peter’s Church Centre. (If Centre

                                                              ALL GAS APPLIANCES SERVICED,
                                                                                                               unavailable we use the Memorial Hall)

                                                                REPAIRED, SUPPLIED & FITTED
                                                                                                               Home baked goods, home grown plants,
                                                                                                               hand made crafts. LOROS bookstall,

                                                               Replacement boilers
                                                                                                               tea/coffee. Free admission & everyone

                                                               5 Year guarantee on all

                                                               boilers’ parts & labour
                                                                                                               GLENWATCH MEETINGS are held in Park

                                                               Breakdown visits
                                                                                                               House on the first Tuesday of the month.

                                                               General plumbing
                                                                                                               MOTHERS UNION 2nd Thurs of the month

                                                               Power flushing
                                                                                                               St Peters Church 2.15pm

                                                               OAP reduced rates
                                                                                                               GLENFIELD YOUTH CENTRE - Monday

                                                               Cooker and Gas Fire
                                                                                                               6.30 – 8.30pm sessions for age 12+
                                                                                                               Tuesday 7.00 – 8.00pm Dance Group for

                                                               Instillation and Sales
                                                                                                               age 16+

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                                                                                                               Wednesday 6.30 – 8.30pm Junior sessions
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                                                                                                               Thursday 6.30 – 8.30pm ASC Group for

                                                             Contact Rob:
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                                                             Tel: 0116 230 2485
                                                                                                               The HAPPY HOUR CLUB meets on
                                                                                                               Wednesdays in the Memorial Hall from

                                                             Mobile: 07860 735066
                                                                                                               2pm to 3.30pm. The club caters for
                                                                                                               Glenfield’s Senior Citizens, who are invited
                                                                                                               for a cup of tea and a chat.

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