Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936

Tags: Community

NEW Casual player football pitch

NEW Casual player football pitch

Cosby Parish Council are pleased to have completed to the installation of the new casual player pitch on Victory Park.

The pitch will be marked out in due course but the goal posts are in and are free to use for casual players only.

This pitch is ultimately being paid for by the residents of Cosby so please respect these new goal posts, they are yours to enjoy and look after.

Our grateful thanks to the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 15:41 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Community, Cosby, football

Playground Open

Cosby Parish Council are pleased to announce that the Playground on Victory Park is now open.

We must stress however that this is not a covid secure area and we ask all users to help keep everyone safe by using the area responsibly.

There are signs around the playground giving guidance on how to use the area safely

Please make sure that all children under the age of 14 are supervised in this area

Please... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:13 by Les Phillimore

Tags: COVID-19, Community, Cosby, children

Endery Leisure Centre re-opens

Leisure Centre to reopen


Following a Council meeting on Tuesday 28 July, Enderby Leisure Centre will reopen on Saturday 01 August. See below for details regading both Enderby and Huncote Leisure Centres.

Enderby Leisure Centre


As mentioned, Enderby will reopen this Saturday (01 August). During the first stage of reopening, only the gyms, group exercise studios and golf facilities will be available.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:10 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby DC, Community, leisure centre

Picnic On The Park : Postponed

Picnic On The Park : Postponed

Cosby Parish Council have postponed Picnic On The Park due to the current level of Covid- 19 restrictions. This event is to celebrate 100 years of Victory Park and we want this to be an enjoyable family day, therefore we hope to hold it later in the year if restrictions are lifted further. Watch this space for further information.

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 15:31 by Les Phillimore

Tags: 2020, Celebration, Community, Cosby

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

WOMEN'S ONLINE TRAUMA RECOVERY GROUP

WOMEN'S ONLINE TRAUMA RECOVERY GROUP

WOMEN'S ONLINE TRAUMA RECOVERY GROUP

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 19:16 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Community, Health, Police, Safety, safeguarding

Shops and Services in Cosby

Shops and Services in Cosby

> Chemist and Post Office, Main Street - 0116 286 9211

> The Nook Fish Bar 0116 286 4528 Telephone orders only from 1.00pm. Open Tuesday to Saturday 4:30-8:30pm

> Russell Smith Butchers in The Nook - 0116 286 3365 Shop is open and a delivery service available

> Bangla Spice on Main Street is offering a takeaway service 0116 284 8894

> The Cook in The Nook offers a range of products with a free delivery... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:42 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Community, Cosby, drink, food, shops

Can We Help? Cosby Community Support

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:

> Picking up shopping > Posting mail

> A friendly phone call > Urgent supplies

Just call or text me and we will do our best to hel

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

Tags: COVID-19, CoronaVirus, community, help, support

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Community, Cosby, Health, sports