Cosby Parish Council

Serving the people of Cosby

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

Tel: 07802 303936

Tags: Community

The BIG Birthday Boot

Members of the Cosby Neighbourhood Plan working group are attending the BIG Birthday Boot on Saturday, 16th June 2018.

If you want to know more about the Cosby Neighbourhood Plan and the upcoming Issues and Options Consultation, please visit us in the Bunning Hall.

Further details on the BIG Birthday Boot can be found at:

Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:00 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Community, Consultation, Cosby

Cosby Cemetery - Update

Cosby Cemetery - Update

The Parish Council's Cemetery Operative recently resigned from his position at Cosby Cemetery and as a result the Parish Council has appointed an external grounds maintenance contractor, whilst long term arrangements are investigated and implemented.

Although there was an unavoidable delay in the contractor undertaking the grass cutting, work continued last week and is due to be completed by the end... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Community, Cosby

Community Speed Watch

We have now been approved by the Leicestershire County Council to take part in the 2018 Community Speed Watch programme.

Cosby has been provisionally allocated the dates of 28/04/2018 – 11/05/2018. We will need a group of at least 6 volunteers who will be required to attend a short, compulsory, training session on how to use the equipment, etc.

Please email the clerk with your contact details if... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:28 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Community, Cosby, Roads, Safety, Volunteers

Strategic Growth Plan Consultation

A Draft Strategic Growth Plan for Leicester and Leicestershire has now been prepared for public consultation which started on Thursday 11 January 2018.

A copy of the Draft Plan, summary leaflet, evidence used in its preparation and the consultation questionnaire are available on the dedicated web site. Please use this link:

If you have any questions, please get in touch... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:10 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Community, Consultation, Cosby, Local Plan, Planning

Tender for Grounds Maintenance Contract

Cosby Parish Council are seeking tenders for the 2018-2019 Grounds Maintenance Contract.

All applicants must have appropriate insurance to undertake this type of work.

Closing date for submissions is 31st January 2018.

Posted: Wed, 03 Jan 2018 14:59 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Community, Contracts, Cosby

Affordable Housing Scheme within Cosby

Blaby District Council has recently changed the registration process for any resident wanting to be added to the Housing Needs Register. If you had applied prior to November 2017 you MUST re-register your details before you can be considered for any properties.

This includes anyone who may wish to apply for one of the properties on the soon-to-be-built affordable housing development on Croft Road, Cosby.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:57 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby DC, Community

New - Blaby Lottery

Blaby District Council are now opening up opportunities to community organisations to apply for funding through their new Blaby Lottery.

Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:29 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Community

Blaby District Council - Local Plan Consultation

Blaby District Council have launched their consultation on the next Local Plan.

This gives residents the opportunity to have an input into developments around the district.

Posted: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:44 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby DC, Community, Consultation, Local Plan

Competition - Illuminate Your Dog !

NEWS RELEASE Dogs of Blaby Competition returns!

For the second year Blaby District Council is giving residents the chance to win a fantastic Christmas hamper for their pooch, as part of its initiative to promote visible pets during the winter season.

Between now and Thursday 14 December, anyone living in Blaby District can take a picture of their illuminated dog out and about on their daily walk. There... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:50 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Blaby DC, Community

Traffic Speed Update

Further to our previous message regarding the response from Leicestershire Police, we can now provide an update.

Cosby has been identified as their Local Priority (details can be found on the Leicestershire Police website) and we are now moving towards further positive action from them with regards to reducing the speed of traffic on Croft Road.

This has been a long process but, as previously mentioned,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:08 by Les Phillimore

Tags: Community, Local Plan, Roads, Safety