Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936


Rail Freight newsletter, Free parking for Blaby lights, Toilets update

In this issue...

  • Latest on freight interchange
  • Consultation on ward boundaries
  • Blaby toilets project progresses
  • Parks and open spaces survey
  • Fancy becoming a councillor?
  • Latest food hygiene ratings

  • Students visit construction site
  • First ever Christmas fair
  • Deadline for Community Grants
  • Park free for Blaby lights
  • New Lubbesthorpe application

Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange newsletter 📢

A community... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 09:48 by Les Phillimore

Tags: 2022, Blaby District Council



Cosby Methodist Church

Every Thursday from 2pm – 6pm

Starting November 24th

Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 18:10 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Warm Space

Neighbourhood Plan Referendum for Cosby

Neighbourhood Plan Referendum for Cosby

On Thursday 24 November a Referendum relating to the adoption of the Cosby Neighbourhood Plan will be held.

On your ballot paper for the Neighbourhood Plan Referendum, you will be asked the following question:

Do you want Blaby District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Cosby to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

You can view the documents for the Neighbourhood Plan... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 15:30 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Cosby, Neighbourhood Plan

Honour your heroes in our Community Awards

In this issue...

  • Huncote Leisure Centre reopens!
  • Community Awards return
  • Free Christmas Fair in Dec
  • Domestic Abuse service

  • Latest Food Ratings
  • Cosby Referendum date
  • Free guided walks in district
  • Trick or treat posters

🏋️‍♀️Huncote Leisure Centre reopens to the public!

We are delighted to say that Huncote Leisure Centre reopened its doors on 17 October.

The centre reopened for the first time since... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 17:20 by Les Phillimore

Tags: blaby District news



Posted: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 17:07 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Press release

Cycling and walking networks to help shape future infrastructure

Welcome to the North of Leicester and Melton Mowbray Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) engagement. This is the next step in helping develop an attractive and joined-up cycling and walking network in Leicestershire.

Following the adoption of our Cycling and Walking Strategy and Action Plan in 2021 (below), we are now in the process of developing LCWIPs for areas surrounding Leicester... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 15:51 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Leicestershire County Council

First vehicles benefit from veg oil power

First vehicles benefit from veg oil power

Blaby District Council's fleet have had up to 90% of their emissions wiped, with the move to alternative fuel underway.

As part of the Council's commitment to be a carbon neutral authority by 2030, Cabinet Executive voted in May to approve plans to change the majority of the vehicle fleet to hydro treated vegetable oil (HVO).

Blaby District Council empties more than 2,500,000 bins each year, as well... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 10:04 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby, environment

Free tree giveaway at Fosse Park

More than 2,000 trees are being given away by Blaby District Council at Fosse Park during Great Big Green Week.

The tree-giveaway initiative is part of the Queen's Green Canopy, which is giving people the chance to plant trees in memoriam to honour Her Majesty the Queen. A nationwide campaign, the Queen's Green Canopy is expected to create a living legacy with over a million trees planted in Her Majesty's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 17:43 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby, environment

October Job Fair in Narborough

Hundreds of local jobs will be up for grabs at Blaby District Council's Job Fair at their Narborough offices on Monday 10 October.

Businesses will be highlighting 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 3pm-6pm.

The Job Fair is being hosted by the Council at its Narborough-based... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 11:15 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby, jobs

Cosby Neighbourhood Development Plan

Cosby Neighbourhood Plan set for referendum

Cosby is set to become the latest village in the district to decide whether to adopt a Neighbourhood Plan after Councillors agreed for the plan to be voted on at a referendum.

Neighbourhood Plans are used when planning applications are decided, in addition to the Council's Local Plan and other material considerations. Each plan sets out an area's individual... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 16:55 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Cosby

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