Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936

Latest News


Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

A prohibition of waiting is required on The Nook & Main Street (see attached plan) for 2 days commencing on the 21stJanuary 2021.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Leicestershire County Council to safely renew 3 metres of 150mm storm pipe... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 15:08 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Roads, Roadworks

National Lockdown Guidelines

Rapid rise in local cases
Local situation
An update on services
Covid-19 Vaccinations
Testing Assistant vacancies

Vaccination scams
Key Workers and schools
Business Grants
Volunteering for your community
Staying active during lockdown

Rapid rise in local cases

National lockdown took effect last week and will remain in place until at least mid-February. We must all now stay at home except for certain activities... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 09:00 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District Council, COVID-19, CoronaVirus, Covid

Cosby Sleigh 2020 Review

Cosby Sleigh 2020 Review

Grateful and heartfelt thanks from Jim Fitzpatrick to the entire Cosby Sleigh team, you know who you are: -

Rob, David and the maintenance team

Santa Claus

Moz, Graham and Eddy, John and Pete.

Paul and Jason

Roger and Rob

Thanks to Katie who ran the media side and did all the posters and put it all on social media and around the village.

Thanks to Ann for sorting the online giving page. At present it was... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 Dec 2020 16:41 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Christmas, Cosby, Santa, Sleigh

Change to Tier Restrictions - Blaby District and Leicestershire

Tier 4: Stay at Home

Blaby District and the rest of Leicestershire will move to Tier 4 Covid-19 restrictions from 00:01 on Thursday 31 December 2020

This means that:-

  • People must stay at home except for very limited purposes (eg. for essential travel for work, education or medical appointments)
  • You cannot meet indoors with anyone not in your household or existing support bubble
  • You can only meet outdoors... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 16:58 by Les Phillimore

Tags: COVID-19, Cosby, Covid, Lockdown

Scan the Code to donate to Cosby Santa Collection

Scan the Code to donate to Cosby Santa Collection

Santa and his helpers are set to ride again in Cosby! We will not let Covid dampen the Christmas spirit of the village. The sleigh will not be as interactive as previous years owing to the social distance requirements but its presence around the village will still spread some Christmas cheer.

The elves are unable to shake their buckets this year; however you can still show your appreciation by donating... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 10:57 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Christmas, Cosby, Santa, Sleigh

Christmas bin collections

Christmas bin collections
  • Xmas bin collections
  • Recycling this Christmas
  • District Covid-19 update
  • Avian Flu Restrictions
  • Free Parking in Blaby
  • Brexit Settlement Scheme
  • Digital Officer Vacancy
  • Lottery Gift Vouchers
  • Christmas Office opening hours
  • Happy Christmas from BDC

Xmas Bin collections

This year we will be stopping bin collections for the Christmas week to ensure our crews get a deserved break with their families over the festive period.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 11:11 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Bins, blaby, christmas, rubbish

Covid cases high in young people

Figures well above the county average

Cases of coronavirus are high in young people between 10-21 years of age across the district of Blaby. The district is well above the county average and above the national average for 17-21 year olds.

Like everyone in our district, young people play an important part in preventing the spread of coronavirus and protecting those at much greater risk.

With Christmas... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:35 by Les Phillimore

Tags: COVID-19, Covid, Lockdown

Cosby, Croft and Elmesthorpe with highest rate of Covid

Dear Resident

The latest Covid-19 figures show that the villages of Cosby, Croft and Elmesthorpe currently have the highest number of cases in the district and in the top 5 Leicestershire areas with the highest number of cases.

There are cases in all areas of the district, but of particular concern are the numbers in Croft, Cosby and Elmesthorpe. People are contracting the virus whilst out and about... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:08 by Les Phillimore

Tags: COVID-19, CoronaVirus, Cosby, Covid

Merry Christmas Good People of Cosby

Merry Christmas Good People of Cosby

Merry Christmas Good People of Cosby

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 21:19 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Christmas, Community

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