Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936


Planning Application - Croft Road

Planning Application - Croft Road

Cosby Parish Council received notification of this planning application on 21st March 2023.

23/0182/OUT | Residential development of up to 200 dwellings including provision of public open space, associated infrastructure all matters reserved except for access. | Land Off Croft Road Cosby Leicestershire

Comments or observations can be made on the Blaby District Council website

Posted: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 15:42 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Planning.

Blaby District Council news

In this issue...

  • Rail freight plans hit hurdle
  • Blaby village toilets plan approved
  • New Lubbesthorpe latest plans
  • Join our Inspiration Campaign
  • New cycle and walking routes for District

  • Councils team up on sports and activities
  • Food hygiene ratings
  • Nuisance dogs prosecution
  • Awards bid for Council team
  • Elections - key facts
  • Support for energy bills

📣 Rail freight hub plans withdrawn for more work

Developers Tritax... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Mar 2023 11:29 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District Council, blaby District news

Rescheduled Garden Waste collections

All collections back to normal after this week

If you'd normally have a garden waste collection on Monday 13 March (today) or Tuesday 14 March (tomorrow), this has been rescheduled and your next one is in a fortnight as per your bin hanger.

Friday's cancelled refuse collections are happening on these days instead, but all black and green-lidded bin collections are unaffected.

All other collections are... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Mar 2023 10:13 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District, Refuse collections


Countesthorpe Road – Whetstone;

Countesthorpe Road – Cosby;

Stanton Road, Station Road – Elmesthorpe;

Hall Walk, Leicester Road, Mill Hill, St Johns, Narborough Road South – Enderby;

Gynsill Lane, Stelle Way – Glenfield; Gynsill Lane – Anstey;

Spinney Road, Main Street, Wistow Road, Kilby Road – Kilby;

Hinckley Road, Hinckley Road – Leicester Forest East;

King... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Feb 2023 11:24 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Roads


NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL SAFETY DRAINAGE MAINTENACE WORKS A5 Soar Brook Culvert I am writing to let you know that we will be carrying out essential drainage maintenance works to the A5 at Soar Brook Culvert.

During our scheme of work, we will:

• clear all vegetation

• repair drainage system, installation of a new headwall and safety barrier

• reinstate verge When will the work take place?... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2023 10:14 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Roadworks

Service supplier event for the new HMP Fosse Way prison

Business owners and service providers are invited to a major promotional event showcasing supplier opportunities at the new HMP Fosse Way prison.

The suppliers' drop-in event, organised by Blaby District Council in partnership with Serco, takes place on Wednesday 25 January from 5pm to 7pm at the Hilton Hotel, 21 Junction Approach, Leicester.

In May 2023 Serco will begin operating the new £170m... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Jan 2023 08:46 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Business

Blaby District Council news

The latest news from your District Council

In this issue...

  • Garden waste subscriptions
  • Cork Lane appeal decision
  • Car park works
  • Election helpers wanted
  • Leisure centres update
  • Fancy becoming a Councillor?
  • Latest food hygiene ratings
  • Warm spaces initiative
  • Photo ID needed for voters
  • Checks on pubs and taxis
  • Business questionnaire
  • Get into exercise

⚠️Sign up to your new garden waste subscription

Current garden waste... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 09:06 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District news

Recycle your Christmas tree

We have some updated information for residents on how they can dispose of their real Christmas tree, if they decide to buy one this year.

Many households enjoy the colour and style of a real Christmas tree but what to do after the festive period is over? If you buy a real tree then it is up to you to dispose of it responsibly.

If your tree has roots of course you can choose to plant it in the garden.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Dec 2022 09:37 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District news

Christmas bin collection times, Car park news for Blaby and Fosse Meadows, Final chance to vote for Community Group of the Year

In this issue...

  • Christmas Council closure
  • Christmas bin collections
  • Free parking in Blaby village
  • Election helpers wanted
  • Leisure centres update
  • Fancy becoming a Councillor?
  • Latest food hygiene ratings
  • Recycle your Christmas tree

  • Christmas Fair fun and thanks
  • Blaby village car park works
  • Community Group of the Year
  • Fosse Meadows car park news
  • Council look-back
  • Save energy, save money
  • Archer's Tractor Run
  • HMP Fosse... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Dec 2022 09:09 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby District news

Cosby Christmas Light switch-on

Cosby Christmas Light switch-on

To all the good people of Cosby - thank you for attending the Christmas Street Market and Cosby Christmas Lights switch-on

The evening was a huge success and all down to the very hard work of the Chair of the Parish Council, Cllr: Veronica Rye and the Assistant Parish Manger, Sarah Chapman who pulled the entire event together.

We are so grateful that Father Christmas found time in his busy schedule to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 12:25 by Les Phillimore

Tags: 2022, Christmas, Cosby

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