Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936

Tags: CoronaVirus

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

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

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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

Residents Covid newsletter

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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

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

Special COVID-19 Newsletter

Special COVID-19 Newsletter

Update on Covid-19

The latest from your Council

The latest from your Council

Blaby District Council's news update for residents - Friday 26 June


Whilst the easing of lockdown and reduction in the cases nationwide is encouraging for the country, news of a rise in positive test results in the City of Leicester recently is a clear reminder that the pandemic isn't over yet.

Please remember to:

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:30 by Les Phillimore

Tags: COVID-19, CoronaVirus, Health, Safety

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

Special COVID-19 Newsletter

The latest information for you as of Tuesday 24 March

Please see below the latest information about our services and the help we'll be offering during this difficult time. We will be sending emails as and when we have more information available. The Coronavirus page of the website will also be regularly updated.

This is a challenging time for everyone and we are having to reduce services and redeploy... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:43 by Les Phillimore

Tags: COVID-19, CoronaVirus