Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

Clerk: Les Phillimore
76 Springwell Lane, Whetstone
Leicester LE8 6LT

Tel: 07802 303936

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Cosby Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We endeavour to make Cosby a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Find local groups and businesses in our community directory. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

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Can We Help? Cosby Community Support

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Can We Help? Cosby Community Support

We are Cosby Community Support

We can help you, if you live in Cosby

We can be contacted via Niki on 0752 764 6451

If you are self-isolating due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we can help with:

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> A friendly phone call > Urgent supplies

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Posted: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 13:57 by Les Phillimore

Special COVID-19 Newsletter

The latest information for you as of Tuesday 24 March

Please see below the latest information about our services and the help we'll be offering during this difficult time. We will be sending emails as and when we have more information available. The Coronavirus page of the website will also be regularly updated.

This is a challenging time for everyone and we are having to reduce services and redeploy staff to ensure that critical services for the district continue. More »

Contacting the Council


Our priority is to respond to those with urgent need, our Customer Services team will be prioritising phone and email contact. If you have a non-essential enquiry please do not call the Council at this time, that way we can prioritise residents with urgent needs.

If you have a non-essential enquiry please visit our website for service information in the first instance to find what you need.

Suspended Services


A list of currently affected services is available below:

Waste collections


We are working hard to ensure refuse and recycling collections are maintained. The dedicated page has more information about our current arrangements, and will be updated if there are any changes.

Supporting our vulnerable residents


This is one of our top priorities and we are working with the County Council and health partners to ensure we have a clear picture of people in the district who need support whilst self-isolating.

Our Community Hub will be ready soon. If you would like to volunteer to help in your community please register your interest using our form.

If you are isolating and need support please fill in our online form.

Please be aware of coronavirus-related scams, including ads for protective products, companies who will help you get refunds and unknown links/emails. More information is on the Get Safe Online website.


Parks and Public Conveniences


At the time of this email our parks in the district remain open except for the play areas and play equipment, which have been closed to help social distancing. We are urging everyone to follow government guidelines on social distancing to make sure everyone can enjoy fresh air responsibly. We are monitoring this daily.

A list of our parks is available on the website.

The toilets in Blaby Town Centre have been closed until further notice.

Leader's Message


The Leader of Blaby District Council, Cllr Terry Richardson, has released a message to all residents addressing our work during this difficult time. You can read the message in full on the website.

Buses and Trains


Arriva buses in the district and the Cross Country train from Narborough Railway Station are running a reduced service until further notice. You can find the timetables on the Arriva and Cross Country websites.

Leisure Centres


Following the Government's announcement last Friday, both Enderby Leisure Centre and Huncote Leisure Centres have been closed. More information is available on the Everyone Active website.

Urgent Care Centre


The Urgent Care Centre based at Enderby Leisure Centre is open and can be visited for during its opening hours. DO NOT attend the centre if you are experiencing any coronavirus symptoms.

Businesses


We're working with businesses to support them as best as we can in line with Government guidance. More information for all businesses is available on the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership website.

Further updates


We will be updating you as and when we need by email. The latest information is also available on the dedicated Coronavirus page.

Thank you for your support during this difficult period. Our top priority is to continue delivering essential services to you at the same time as maintaining the safety and wellbeing of our customers and staff. » Less

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:43 by Les Phillimore

Victory Park, childrens playground and Gym equipment

In line with Government guidance, we have taken the necessary step of closing the children's playground, disabling the swings and fencing off the adult gym equipment on Victory Park.

This decision has not been taken lightly and we respectfully urge all members of the public to heed Government advice and to only use Victory Park for your daily allowance of exercise if required.

All sports teams have been notified that no sporting activities of any form can take place on Victory Park. More »

These decisions have been taken for your safety, please support and respect the Parish Councils actions and the community of Cosby as a whole in these difficult times. » Less

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:31 by Les Phillimore