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

  • Children's Play Area, Knossington

    Children's Play Area, Knossington

    Children's Play Area, Owston Road, Knossington

  • Cold Overton Church

    Cold Overton Church

    St John the Baptist Parish Church, Cold Overton

  • Knossington Allotments

    Knossington Allotments

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

  • Knossington Cemetery

    Knossington Cemetery

    Cemetery on Somerby Road, Knossington

  • Cold Overton Village

    Cold Overton Village

    Main Street, Cold Overton

  • Knossington Church

    Knossington Church

    St Peter's Church, 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

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

Coronavirus update

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:34 by lorraine davies

For latest information provided by Melton Borough Council please click the link

Temporary Road Closure - Somerby/Cold Overton

Posted: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 13:54 by lorraine davies



Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders at the above locations.

Rolling road closures are required on Oakham Road and Somerby Road on the 17 More »

th February 2020 for 2 weeks.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety Leicestershire County Council can undertake carriageway surface repair work.

The proposed alternative diversion route will be via:

Westmoor Lane Cold Overton, Cold Overton Road Langham, Melton Road Langham, Mount Pleasant Hill Whissendine, Oakham Road Leesthorpe, Pickwell Road Leesthorpe, Somerby Road Pickwell, Town End Somerby and vice versa.

Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works.

Diversion Route Map is attached » Less