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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CROFT ROAD, THE NOOK & BROUGHTON ROAD, COSBY

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER

CROFT ROAD, THE NOOK & BROUGHTON ROAD, COSBY

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

A temporary implementation of one way is required on The Nook and prohibition of waiting/loading is required on Croft Road & Broughton Road, Cosby for up to 5 days commencing on the 7th December 2020.

The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 15:48 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Roads, Roadworks, Safety

ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: BLABY BYPASS & SURROUNDING AREA (see attached plan).

The purpose of the TTRO is to allow LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL to safely facilitate carriageway/footway/footpath patching and bridge deck waterproofing and various highway maintenance works.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure, parking restriction... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 09:00 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Road Closures, Roads

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Cases update for the district


New Figures out from Leicestershire County Council have shown that the number of cases in the district stands at 294.5 per 100,000 people. This is a slight reduction from the 309.3 per 100,000 people last week, but numbers still remain higher than the current national average of 243.3.

We would like to thank you for staying... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 11:55 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District Council, CoronaVirus, refuse

Garden Waste suspended

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Garden Waste suspended


We are having to suspend our garden waste collection for two weeks from Monday (16 November) due to staff shortages as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

A number of the waste collection crew are required to self isolate as part of the national test and trace effort. As a result, we have taken a decision to suspend the garden... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 14:25 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby, Covid-19, garden waste, refuse

Walk-in Covid-19 test centre to open in Narborough

NEWS RELEASE

Walk-in Covid-19 test centre to open in Narborough

A temporary Covid-19 walk-in test centre will be set up on the Visitors Car Park at Blaby District Council's Offices on Desford Road in Narborough.

The site will be managed by Department of Health and Social Care and their contractors, and will remain in place for six months, although this may be extended depending on local testing need.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 19:39 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby, Covid, Covid-19, Testing

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Cases are rising


Across the district Covid-19 cases have continued to rise at a very worrying pace and hospital admissions are also on the increase. Overall in the district there are now 280.7 cases per 100,000 people.

This is one of the highest figures in the county, and alarmingly we are seeing a significant increase in the over 60 years now as well... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 16:22 by Les Phillimore

Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Covid, Safety

Pitch Improvement on Victory Park

Pitch Improvement on Victory Park

Visitors to Cosby Victory Park may have notice a couple of tractors moving slowly up and down the park over the football pitches and leaving small spiked holes in the ground no bigger than a penny in diameter and roughly 6 to 8 inches deep.

The verti-draining will help improve the drainage of surface water on the pitches, improve the quality of the soil and also help give us a stronger grass covering... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 17:22 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Community, Football, Victory Park

Latest news for local businesses

Latest news for local businesses

Kickstart Scheme helps create job placements for young people

The Kickstart Scheme is now open to help employers create six-month job placements for young people aged 16-24.

Local employers who have fewer than 30 roles can apply to be part of the scheme through Blaby District Council by completing a short application form.

The job placements should support the participants... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:58 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Business, Help

It is down to us!

From Mike Sandys,
Director of Public Health for Leicestershire

As Director of Public Health for Leicestershire I am writing to you to ask for your support in tackling coronavirus and to thank you for your efforts so far.

Cases of coronavirus are rising across Leicestershire and parts of our county have seen local lockdown and increased restrictions over the last few months. Most of the county is on 'medium'... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:55 by Les Phillimore

Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Covid, Safety

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER COVENTRY ROAD, BROUGHTON ASTLEY

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER COVENTRY ROAD, BROUGHTON ASTLEY

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

A road closure is required on Coventry Road, Broughton Astley between Broughton Way and Coventry Road, Stoney Stanton from 18:00 24th October 2020 until 18:00 25th October 2020.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 15:48 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Road Closures, Roads, residents

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