Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936

Tags: Blaby District Council

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Blaby DC - News Release - Electric bin lorry trialled

Blaby DC - News Release - Electric bin lorry trialled

NEWS RELEASE

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

Community Dig underway

An exciting Community Dig at Bouskell Park in Blaby hoping to uncover the popular park's hidden secrets is underway.

The Buried Bouskell project started in September 2020 as work on the park's Ice House began. Following completion of this first stage in May, the Community Dig will run until Sunday 04 July to find out more about Bouskell Park's history.

Blaby District Council is working with the University... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 12:25 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District Council

Latest news for local businesses

Latest news for local businesses

Blaby Business Survey

We recently invited businesses in the district to take part in our survey to find out what help and assistance you have asked for and received from us.

The survey has 11 questions in total and should only take a few minutes to complete. Your views are important to us and will help shape what we can offer, so please let us know by taking part.

The survey... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 16:54 by Les Phillimore

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

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

Residents' newsletter

Residents' newsletter

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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

Coronavirus update

New Covid information

Your guide to the latest restrictions following Tuesday's announcement

With the rest of the country seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, Blaby District has seen a significant increase over the recent weeks. Our rate is so high that we're at risk of additional measures. We must do everything we can to avoid a second lockdown as seen in the North West, North East, Wales and Oadby and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:30 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District Council, Community, Covid, Health, Lockdown

Latest news for local businesses

Latest news for local businesses

Chancellor's plan for jobs to bolster the economy
The Summer Economic Update from Rishi Sunak sets out a clear plan to protect, support and create jobs, aiming to increase business confidence and kick start economic activity. Some of the measures in this second phase of the recovery plan include:

  • One off £1000 bonus for each furloughed employee still employed as... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:40 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District Council, Community, Grants, Lockdown

Resident Support

The Blaby District Council Resident Support Service is a free service for residents of the Blaby District. We offer a person centred, flexible approach within your own home. We work with single people, couples and families.

How to contact us To find out more about our services or to make a self referral, contact the Resident Support Service Team: 0116 272 7771 residentsupport@blaby.gov.uk The Resident... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 09:46 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District Council, Community, Health, help

Blaby District Council Community Grants

The Community Grants programme for 2019/20, including this year's deadlines, are now available on the website, please follow the link for more information.

https://www.blaby.gov.uk/leisure-health-and-community/community/community-grants/

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 14:44 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby DC, Blaby District Council, Community, Cosby, Finance, Volunteers

Blaby District Council’s Community Volunteer Week

Blaby District Council's

Community Volunteer Week

3rd - 14th June 2019

Posted: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 16:41 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby DC, Blaby District Council, Community, Cosby, Employment, Staff, Volunteers

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