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June 2021

Friday, 11 June 2021

Leader of The Council responds to Neil O’Brien MP - Draft Car Parking Strategy Consultation

Leader of The Council, Councillor John Boyce, responds to a letter from Neil O’Brien MP regarding the consultation of the Council's draft Car Park Strategy.

Thursday, 10 June 2021

Additional Test Kits Available to Help Fight Virus

The logo for Leicestershire County Council

The county council is taking more steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus after a ‘concerning’ rise in cases over the past few days.

Thursday, 10 June 2021

Citizens Advice Reminds EU citizens to Apply to EU Settlement Scheme Before 30 June

EU Settlement Scheme

Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is reminding EU citizens to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme before the deadline of 30 June 2021.

Monday, 7 June 2021

Pride Month Activities

Events taking place across Leicestershire for Pride Month 2021.

Monday, 7 June 2021

Community Action Partnership

Community Action Partnership logo

Do you need help to get around? If you live in Oadby & Wigston the Community Action Partnership can help.

Monday, 7 June 2021

Call for residents to ‘take care’ as cases double

Leicestershire residents are being urged to ‘take action now’ to stem a rise in coronavirus rates after cases more than doubled in a week.

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Community Clean Day

The Housing department will be holding a community clean day at Junction Road on Thursday 3rd June at 9.30am.

May 2021

Thursday, 27 May 2021

Pressures on Primary Care Services - Facebook Live Event

GPs in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have issued a heartfelt thank you to local people for their support during the pandemic and ask for their continued patience as they begin to restore services and help increasing numbers of patients to get..

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Food Parcels

Our Housing Options Team no longer provide food parcels. However, you can contact our Community Hub who will do a referral to South Leicestershire foodbank.

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Leader of The Council responds to Neil O’Brien MP Regarding Draft Car Parking Strategy Consultation

Leader of The Council responds to Neil O’Brien MP Regarding Draft Car Parking Strategy Consultation

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Leicester Guidance on COVID Restrictions

Over the last 48 hours there has been confusion regarding extra COVID restrictions for certain hotspot areas which included Leicester.

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Installation of Charging Points for Electric Vehicles Now Complete

East Street Car Park

The installation works, undertaken by EB Charging, are now complete at all three of the selected sites in the borough. From today, residents and visitors in Oadby and Wigston will be able to use the charge points.

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Lateral Flow Tests for Those Attending Wembley on Saturday

In light of Leicester City Football Club securing a place at the FA cup final, all ticket holders are required to have a lateral flow test within 48 hours of travelling down to Wembley.

Monday, 10 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week

BOWS MHAW

Hosted by BOWS (Blaby, Oadby,Wigston & South Wigston) and Nationally by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 10-16 May 2021. The theme is 'Nature'.

Friday, 7 May 2021

Have Your Say on the Introduction of a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO)

Residents of Oadby and Wigston are being asked to have their say on the introduction of a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) for use of psychoactive substances, such as nitrous oxide, linked to anti-social behaviour.

April 2021

Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Dialogue Society Leicester - Virtual Iftar

Virtual Iftar

Details about the Dialogue Society's virtual iftar.

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Virtual Business Breakfast Meeting With OWBC

webinar

This is the second Business Gateway Growth Hub and Oadby and Wigston Borough Council breakfast webinar of 2021. In this session which is targeted at our SME businesses a range of topics will be presented focussed on support and development..

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Collection of Contact Details Regulations

Now that restrictions are easing and venues are reopening it is essential to have the right tools in place to help prevent transmission of COVID-19.

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Bin Collections - Oadby

The crews were unable to gain access to two streets in Oadby.

Friday, 9 April 2021

Installation of charging points for electric vehicles at Wigston Leisure Centre now complete

Charge Points

The installation works, undertaken by EB Charging, are now complete at Wigston Leisure Centre in Wigston. Residents and visitors in Oadby and Wigston will be able to use the charge points.

Friday, 9 April 2021

Leader of the Council pays tribute to HRH Prince Philip

His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh died on 9 April 2021 at the age of 99.

A tribute statement from the Leader of Oadby & Wigston Borough Council, Councillor John Boyce on the death of His Royal Highness, the Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh on 9 April 2021.

Friday, 9 April 2021

County leaders pay tribute to The Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh died on 9 April 2021.

Following the sad death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Michael Kapur OBE, said: “I am deeply saddened by the death of The Duke, who dedicated his life to the service of our country and to..

Thursday, 8 April 2021

COVID Assessment for Businesses

Have you taken all the safeguards and measures to protect your staff and customers? Apply to the Council for your COVID assessment before reopening.

Thursday, 8 April 2021

South Leicestershire Local Authorities Online Landlord Forums

Landlord Forum

South Leicestershire Local Authorities Online Landlord Forums.

Thursday, 8 April 2021

Refuse Collections on Jordan Avenue and Florence Avenue

Refuse crews tried to gain access to Jordan Avenue and Florence Avenue today to empty refuse bins but unfortunately access to the roads was blocked by cars.

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Prohibition of Right Turn from Wakes Road into McDonalds

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at Wakes Road, Wigston.

Thursday, 1 April 2021

New Business Support Grants Available

Business Support Grants Image

There are two government business support grants available on the Councils website. The Additional Restriction Grant(ARG) and the Restart Grant.

March 2021

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

New Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy

At the Licensing and Regulatory Committee 11 March 2021 it was unanimously agreed that the amended Policy be approved following a consultation with the industry and wider community which resulted in 293 responses. The Council has assessed the..

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

University of Leicester granted Honorary Freedom of the Borough

University of Leicester

On Tuesday, 30 March 2021, Oadby and Wigston Borough Council held an extraordinary meeting of the Full Council to put before the Councillors a proposal to confer upon the University of Leicester the honour of the Honorary Freedom of the Borough.

Friday, 26 March 2021

Local Vaccination Take Up

You can see the details of local vaccination take up statistics as of 25 March 2021 here.