Village Life – Societies, Clubs & Organisations
There is lots more going on in Cossington than meets the eye.
This section of OurCossington website has been created to give local clubs and societies some space to share information about their organisations and contact details where appropriate.
Cossington Parish Council
The Parish Council usually meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7.00pm, in the Jubilee Hall, Cossington.
For further information visit their website
Chairman: Mrs Penny Weston-Webb
Contact: Mrs Emma Crowe Email: clerk(at*)cossingtonparishcouncil.gov.uk
Founded by Decree on 10th February 1668 we are one of the oldest charities in the world still to be functioning to the present day.
The Trustees manage land comprising the playing fields on Platts Lane, and previously, fields which were given over to gravel extraction and which are now a nature reserve.
Subject to expenses being duly paid, “The yearly income of the Charity shall be applied by the Trustees for any public or parochial purposes for the benefit of the inhabitants of the Parish of Cossington which may be selected by Trustees and which do not involve the relief of any rate or rates”
Chairman: Paul Dearson
Established by Rev John Babington c.1860 the charity manages a number of properties in the village including some allotments, for which the Charity is obliged by its deed to charge open market rents. Proceeds from rents after costs of maintaining the properties to be distributed by Trustees, “For the benefit of persons resident in the parish of Cossington who are in need, hardship or distress or for further education, or for the general or individual benefit of the inhabitant’s of the parish”
Chairman: Helen McCague
Meets on 2nd Wednesday of every month at
7.30pm in the Jubilee Hall
President: Barbara Stokes
Secretary: Penny Weston-Webb
Contact: PennyWeston-Webb(at*)talktalk.net Tel: 07754 892842
Cossington Beer-Tasting Society
Meets 3rd Thursday of every month at
9.00pm in the Royal Oak
An esteemed organisation, currently of around 15 members, who dutifully turn up (whatever the weather) to inspect the ‘guest beer’ and to offer opinions, occasionally concerning the beer.
Chairman: David Smith
For further information email: davidedwardsmith(at*)Hotmail.com
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