Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936

Author: Les Phillimore

Cosby Christmas Light Switch-on 2021

Cosby Christmas Light Switch-on 2021

Cosby Christmas Light Switch-on 2021

Posted: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 11:10 by Les Phillimore

Tags: 2021, Christmas Lights

Santa's Sleigh Schedule 2021

Santa's Sleigh Schedule 2021

Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 18:00 by Les Phillimore

Tags: 2021, Santa

Blaby DC - News Release - Council to support charity tractor run

Start your engines! Blaby District Council is joining the 200-strong charity vehicle display of tractors as it travels through the district in December.

Archer's Festive Tractor Run is returning to Blaby, Whetstone, Cosby and Countesthorpe on Sunday 19 December, as part of the route for the huge display of festively decorated vehicles to raise money for the Leicestershire MS Therapy Centre and East... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 14:19 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Archers, Christmas, Tractor Run

Important notice about the temporary closure of Huncote Leisure Centre

This week Blaby District Council started work at Huncote Leisure Centre to install landfill gas mitigation. Once completed the gas mitigation will help control the levels of landfill gas on the site.

During this work our contractors have measured unusually elevated levels of landfill gas on the site. As a result of these measurements a decision has been taken to close Huncote Leisure Centre as a precautionary... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 08:15 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Leisure Centre

Blaby DC - News Release - Electric bin lorry trialled

Blaby DC - News Release - Electric bin lorry trialled


Electric bin lorries trialled

Blaby District Council has taken the exciting step of trailing an electric refuse and recycling bin lorry for waste collections.

The "Dennis E-Collect RCV" will be with the Council for one week and will collect on the same route as a normal diesel-powered lorry. On a single charge, it will pick up waste from around 1,300 properties during the day, before travelling... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 14:20 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District Council, electric vehicle, environment, green

Cosby Primary School - Prospective Parents Open Day

Cosby Primary School will be holding a Prospective Parents Open day on Thursday 28th October.

Anyone wishing to visit the school should call the school on 0116 2863103 to book a timeslot

Posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 18:16 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Cosby Primary School, Parents, Schools

Works to Children's playground

Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

There will be contractors on site refreshing the soft surfacing under the Junior Multi-play.

Please be careful when this work is taking place

Posted: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 10:56 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Cosby, children, playground

Friends of Cosby School Autumn Gift Fair

Saturday 20th November 2021 11am – 4pm

Cosby Village Hall

Get ahead with your Christmas shopping while helping us fundraise for our school Library and sensory room.

Jewellery, homewares, luxury food items, glass, ceramics, cards and festive decorations made by professional artists and craftspeople.

Children's craft workshops

Refreshments available from our friends at The Cook in the Nook

If you would... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 15:08 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Schools

Vacancy for a Councillor for the Parish of Cosby



that due to the resignation of Councillor Ian Mullis, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

If by 16th September 2021 (14 days excluding Dies Non, after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors for the said Parish, an... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 15:00 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Cosby Parish Council

Cosby Brook

Cosby Parish Council is aware of the high levels of vegetation growth along Cosby Brook.

The maintenance of the brook is an annual event and can only take place at certain times of year, this is usually September when the nesting season has finished and the growth is starting to subside.

Works are also being planned for the maintenance of the trees around the Nook and Conservation area but will not take... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 14:00 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Brook, Cosby, Trees