Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936

Tags: Covid-19

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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

Change to Tier Restrictions - Blaby District and Leicestershire

Tier 4: Stay at Home

Blaby District and the rest of Leicestershire will move to Tier 4 Covid-19 restrictions from 00:01 on Thursday 31 December 2020

This means that:-

  • People must stay at home except for very limited purposes (eg. for essential travel for work, education or medical appointments)
  • You cannot meet indoors with anyone not in your household or existing support bubble
  • You can only meet outdoors... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 16:58 by Les Phillimore

Tags: COVID-19, Cosby, Covid, Lockdown

Covid cases high in young people

Figures well above the county average

Cases of coronavirus are high in young people between 10-21 years of age across the district of Blaby. The district is well above the county average and above the national average for 17-21 year olds.

Like everyone in our district, young people play an important part in preventing the spread of coronavirus and protecting those at much greater risk.

With Christmas... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:35 by Les Phillimore

Tags: COVID-19, Covid, Lockdown

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

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

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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

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

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

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