Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936


HEATWAVE - Red warning: Emergency services issue a plea to stay safe in the heat

Red warning: Emergency services issue a plea to stay safe in the heat

With temperatures set to soar this weekend, NHS, police, fire and council chiefs are joining forces amid concerns about growing pressure on hospitals and 'risk to life'.

The Met Office have now issued a red weather warning for the East Midlands. This is what to expect:

  • Everyone could get sick in the heat – not just those who are... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 17:32 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Health

Early bin collections taking place

Temporary early start with hot weather forecast for Monday

This coming Monday (18 July) is set to be a hot one, with temperatures reaching up to 36 degrees - one of the hottest days of the year!

Due to the expected heat we will be sending out our crews earlier than normal to make sure they can collect in cooler conditions.

Please help our crews avoid the hot weather by ensuring your bin is presented by... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 17:31 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Refuse


During the ongoing alterations and maintenance works on the National Highways Network, M1 Junction 20 is frequently used by diverted traffic, this is in addition to the daily heavy traffic that already travels over it. Leicestershire County Council will be resurfacing this roundabout to renew the road surface and prevent any further deterioration.

Affected businesses and residents have been informed,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 17:08 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Roads

Cosby Primary School - Consultation

We wish to consult with you on proposed changes to Cosby Primary School.

The increase in the number of applications for pupils to attend the school, together with the forecasted increase in number on roll going forward, means that there is a need to increase the capacity of the school.

The expansion is required in order to meet the growing needs of Cosby and the surrounding villages.

The Local Authority... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 17:46 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Cosby, School

Cosby Neighbourhood Development Plan

Examiner approves Cosby Neighbourhood Plan

Blaby District Council is delighted to announce that an independent examiner has passed the Cosby Neighbourhood Plan and is now set to move to a referendum to be approved by Cosby residents.

Neighbourhood Plans set out an area's ambitions to shape the development and growth of their local areas, and what it should look like. The process for Cosby's Neighbourhood... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 13:22 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Cosby, Neighbourhood Plan

Local vacancies on display at Job Fair

Hundreds of jobs will be up for grabs at a bumper spring Job Fair held by Blaby District Council at Everards Meadows on Wednesday 15 June.

Businesses will be showcasing their vacancies and jobseekers of all ages will be able to speak to company representatives, find out more information and get expert help at the event, taking place from 12:00-6:00 pm.

The event is also an ideal opportunity for school... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 May 2022 11:22 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District, jobs

Support for Ukraine

Support for Ukraine

For anybody who wishes to help, support or learn more about support for Ukraine, please follow the link below or scan the QR Code which will take you to the Leicester Ukraine Community.

Please follow the link for how you can help support Ukrainian refugees

Posted: Mon, 30 May 2022 10:02 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Ukraine

Garden Village ambitions receive funding boost


Garden Village ambitions receive funding boost

A further £135,000 in Central Government funding has been received to help Blaby District Council continue its ambitious plans for a potential future Garden Village site.

Set against the challenge for local authorities to provide large numbers of additional new homes in the coming decades, the Council has worked proactively to carry out... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2022 14:30 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Planning

Blaby CommBus

Blaby CommBus

Posted: Wed, 11 May 2022 11:29 by Les Phillimore

Tags: 2022, Commbus

Cosby Summer Sports Club

Cosby Summer Sports Club

Monday 11th - Friday 15th July

Monday 18th - Friday 22nd July

Monday 22nd- Friday 26th August

09.30am - 15.30pm At Cosby Village Hall, Park Road, Cosby, LE9 1RN (using Victory Park as outdoor space)

This club is FREE thanks to funding from Cosby Parish Council. (Children must live or attend a Cosby school) In the interest of fairness, parents will initially only be able to book children on for five days.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 May 2022 08:46 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Cosby, Sports

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