Knossington & Cold Overton Parish Council

Serving the people of Knossington & Cold Overton

Clerk: Lorraine Davies
42 Doctors Lane, Melton
Mowbray, Leicestershire
LE13 1QD

Tel: 01664 568075

  • Knossington Allotments

    Knossington Allotments

    Allotments situated adjacent to the playing field on Owston Road, Knossington

  • Cold Overton Village

    Cold Overton Village

    Main Street, Cold Overton

  • Knossington Church

    Knossington Church

    St Peter's Church, Knossington

  • Knossington Cemetery

    Knossington Cemetery

    Cemetery on Somerby Road, Knossington

  • Cold Overton Church

    Cold Overton Church

    St John the Baptist Parish Church, Cold Overton

  • Children's Play Area, Knossington

    Children's Play Area, Knossington

    Children's Play Area, Owston Road, Knossington

Knossington & Cold Overton Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make this a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

Latest News

Amenity Tip - Melton Mowbray

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 16:48 by lorraine davies

Leicestershire County Council have advised that the Amenity Tip at Melton Mowbray will be open from 18 May 2020. However, please be aware that the type of waste that can be taken will be limited.

I attach a poster which gives further details. More »

Anyone wanting to visit the tip will need to make an appointment via LCC's booking system. » Less

Temporary Road Closure - Somerby Road, Knossington

Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 13:42 by lorraine davies

Somerby Road, Knossington will be closed due to roadworks from 4 May 2020 for 4 days. A map of the diversion route is attached for information.

Corona Virus - Assistance

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:36 by lorraine davies



HELLO! If you are self-isolating, or feel isolated due to the Coronavirus outbreak, if you just need help or a friendly chat, please call us.

We are a group of volunteers helping those in all of the villages around Oakham and Melton, and our service is free. More »

Please ring Hilary Butler on

07974 578211 or 01664 454021


Hilary will give your number to your most local volunteer, who is known and trusted.

Things we can do:

  • Shopping
  • A friendly phone call
  • A chat over the garden fence
  • Pick up prescriptions
  • Help if you fall ill
  • A cooked meal
  • Any village events that we are able to run
  • Keeping people informed and up to date
  • Anything else you would like help with!

Please do not let strangers into your house or hand over any money for shopping unless you know they are one of our trusted volunteers. We are happy to provide photo identification for our volunteers and you must contact Hilary if you have any concerns whatsoever.

This volunteer group is being run with the support of the Knossington and Cold Overton Parish Council. » Less