Knossington & Cold Overton Parish Council

Serving the people of Knossington & Cold Overton

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

Tel: 07947 349341

Author: lorraine davies

ROAD CLOSURE - OWSTON ROAD, KNOSSINGTON

A Temporary Road Closure will be in place on Owston Road, Knossington from house number 20 to house number 24 on the 24 January 2022 from 9.30 am until 3.30 pm.

This closure is to enable BT Openreach to carry out pole testing.

Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 09:31 by lorraine davies

Tags: Road Closure

Melton Borough Council - Growth Grants

Businesses in the Parish may be eligible for the Growth Fund grants and Melton Borough Council are urging businesses to apply. There is limited funding available and it will be given on a first come first served basis.

New MBC Growth grants: Town Enhancement, Rural Diversification & New Start-up business programmes

    • Total amount of Growth grants £350,000
    • Awarded over £121, 000 to 17 business... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 11:21 by lorraine davies

Tags: Business Support

Melton Borough Council - Growth Grants

Businesses in the Parish may be eligible for the Growth Fund grants and Melton Borough Council are urging businesses to apply. There is limited funding available and it will be given on a first come first served basis.

New MBC Growth grants: Town Enhancement, Rural Diversification & New Start-up business programmes

    • Total amount of Growth grants £350,000
    • Awarded over £121, 000 to 17 business... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 11:21 by lorraine davies

Tags: Business Support

Changing Connections

The Rural Community Council are offering 1:2:1 support for local people in the Melton and Rutland area following the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you would like to find out more please contact them on

07597 722444 - Sarah

07752 183044 - Tracey

Posted: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 15:06 by lorraine davies

Tags: Community Activities

Fully funded solar panels available in a new council scheme

Melton Borough Council has secured government funding to upgrade eligible homes with solar panels to help householders lower their energy bills and reduce their household's carbon footprint.

For further information please click the link.

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 09:10 by lorraine davies

Tags: Community Activities

NHS Public and Patient Involvement Assurance Group.

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland NHS are currently looking for people with a passion for the NHS and creating healthier communities to dedicate a 3-4 hours a month to join other enthusiastic volunteers on a Public and Patient Involvement Assurance Group.

The role of the group, comprising of 12 – 16 individuals, is to reassure themselves that the NHS is listening to patients, carers and communities... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 08:07 by lorraine davies

Tags: Community Activities

LCC Trading Standards Newsletter - Sept 2021

Leicestershire County Council's Trading Standards Newsletter - September 2021

Posted: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 09:34 by lorraine davies

Tags: Newsletters

Gigabit Voucher Scheme

Residents are being urged to apply for funding to help upgrade broadband connection to homes in rural areas.

The Government is providing up to £210m worth of voucher funding as immediate help for people experiencing slow broadband speeds in rural areas.

Vouchers worth up to £1,500 for homes and £3,500 for businesses help to cover the costs of installing gigabit broadband to people's... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 08:53 by lorraine davies

Tags: Broadband

Co-vid 19 Pandemic Resident Survey

Melton Borough Council's Scrutiny Committee is asking residents to let it know how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected residents physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

Residents have been living in unprecedented times and Melton Borough Council are keen to ensure that recovery efforts are targeted in the most effective ways to support the community.

The survey aims to understand how residents' needs... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 11:11 by lorraine davies

Tags: Community Activities

Leicestershire County Council E-Bike Scheme

Leicestershire County Council are working in partnership with the Department of Transport to offer Leicestershire residents training and discounts on electric bikes.

Throughout the Summer 2021 the County Council's Safe and Sustainable Travel Team "Choose How You Move", will be hosting events and training for those interested in purchasing an electric bike using one of the Government's discount vouchers.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 11:50 by lorraine davies

Tags: Community Activities