Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936

Tags: Lockdown

Latest news from your District

In this issue...

  • Shop and eat local
  • Rapid testing kits
  • Latest Covid and Vaccine data
  • Fosse Foxes launches!
  • Walking groups return

  • Elections two weeks away
  • Car Parking charges reminder
  • Community Grants open
  • Visit Blaby joins social media!
  • India added to red list

Shop and eat local


We are nearly two weeks into the second step of lockdown easing, and along with the increasingly good weather and a continued reduction... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 09:47 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District, Cosby, Lockdown

Covid update for the district

Infection rates across the district of Blaby are starting to come down. This is positive news and shows that our efforts to stay at home unless legally permitted to leave are helping to reduce our numbers. Thank you for staying at home.

An announcement is expected by the Prime Minister around the 22 February to set out a "roadmap out of lockdown."

The latest UK coronavirus case data can be found on ... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 14:53 by Les Phillimore

Tags: COVID-19, Covid, Lockdown

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

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