Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936


New business support service launched in Blaby District

Businesses across Blaby District now have access to a new, funded, business support programme, the Leicestershire Business Advice Service.

The free support, from expert consultants Exemplas, will include everything from start-up workshops to accelerator programmes. One-to-one advice and more will be available to help businesses at all stages of their journey.

Blaby District businesses will be able to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2023 11:50 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District, blaby District news

Householders save with Solar Together scheme

Householders across Leicestershire have saved thousands of pounds on solar panels thanks to the latest round of a group-buying initiative.

The Solar Together 22 Scheme saw 460 total installations across the county. The price achieved for a typical 14-panel system was a huge 27% discount on typical market costs.

These new installations will deliver an estimated 7,385 tonnes of carbon reduction over the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Sep 2023 18:00 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District, environment

Solar panel plan for Council depot

Blaby District Council is investing more than £1million into green technology at its Whetstone depot.

The money will be spent on installing solar panels and the long-term introduction of electric charging points for the District's bin lorries.

Some 318 panels, a total of 135.15kw, will be installed on the roof space of the three depot buildings, the offices, workshop and storage area.

The panels... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Sep 2023 12:09 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District, environment, green

Hundreds of opportunities at next Job Fair

Hundreds of job, training and career opportunities are on offer from organisations across the area and beyond at the next Blaby District Council Job Fair.

The event takes place at the Council offices on Desford Road, Narborough, on Wednesday 27 September from 3pm to 5.30pm.

Are you or someone you know looking for a new challenge? Perhaps you are interested in a career change or maybe you just need to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Sep 2023 11:01 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District Council, Employment

Home Upgrade Grant - Green Living Leicestershire

Home Upgrade Grant - Green Living Leicestershire

Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2023 09:18 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Grant

New framework will boost business prosperity in District

A new five-year-plan to bolster the economy of Blaby District has been launched by the Council.

The Economic Development Framework sets out a vision for the District to thrive by supporting and promoting business growth and development.

The aim is to encourage a more prosperous, inclusive and sustainable local economy.

There are five priority themes within the Framework:

Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2023 08:56 by Les Phillimore

Tags: blaby District news, jobs



Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

A road closure is required on Cosby Lane near the junction with Holt Lane commencing on the 15/09/2023.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Severn Trent Water to undertake emergency repair and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Sep 2023 17:03 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Road Closures

Home Upgrade Grant - Green Living Leicestershire

Home Upgrade Grant - Green Living Leicestershire

Home Upgrade Grant - Green Living Leicestershire

Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2023 16:58 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Grants

NEWS RELEASE Residents to suffer as GMB persists with illegal pay claim

GMB members responsible for waste collections and district cleansing, will be going on strike continuously from 1am on 1August to 11.30pm on 18 August 2023.

Refuse collections will receive priority and residents are requested to put their bins out as usual.

Recycling and garden waste should be placed out as usual and if there are enough crews available, it will be collected.

However, if recycling bins... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jul 2023 16:58 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District Council, bins, refuse

Ice House tours relaunch for summer season

Be transported back to Blaby village's Victorian past during a tour of the historic Ice House at Bouskell Park. Summer tours of the Grade II Listed Building are now open for booking.

The tour includes a guided walk across Bouskell Park with information given about the archaeological features. You will then have an opportunity to look inside the restored Ice House and learn about how and when it was... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Jun 2023 16:33 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District

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