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January 2021

Thursday, 14 January 2021

Flood Alert: River Sence in Leicestershire

Flooding is possible for: River Sence and tributaries from Billesdon to the River Soar at Glen Parva.

Friday, 8 January 2021

Cllr John Boyce, speaks on BBC Radio Leicester

Listen to Leader of the Council, John Boyce as he is interviewed by Ady Dayman from BBC Radio Leicester.

Thursday, 7 January 2021

Community Transport Continue to Support Residents

The Community Transport team are continuing to support as many people as possible across Oadby & Wigston in these challenging times.

Tuesday, 5 January 2021

What is Open and Closed in the Borough?

Details of what will remain open / closed in the borough.

Monday, 4 January 2021

New Lockdown Guidelines - Effective 4 January 2021

New Guidance on National Lockdown - Oadby and Wigston Borough Council - These new guidelines should followed immediately (4 January 2021). This supercedes all other guidance.

Monday, 4 January 2021

Community testing to start in Wigston

Community testing for Covid 19 is getting underway in Leicestershire, with Wigston Fields being the first area to take part.

December 2020

Wednesday, 30 December 2020


The Borough of Oadby and Wigston move into Tier 4 with effect from 00:01 Thursday 31 December 2020.

Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Revision of Taxi Licensing Policies 2021

Revision of Taxi Licensing Policies 2021.

Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Renewal of Public Space Protection Order

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council is seeking views on the renewal of the Public Space Protection Order (Regulation of dogs in the Borough of Oadby and Wigston) that was adopted 22/2/18.

Monday, 21 December 2020

COVID Testing Stations - Opening TImes over Christmas

Details of testing site schedule.

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Covid Vaccination Gets the Go Ahead in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Covid Vaccination Gets the Go Ahead in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Last Few Days to Take Part in the Building Better Hospitals Consultation

The clock’s ticking for people who want to have their say on £450 million proposals to transform acute hospital and maternity services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Friday, 11 December 2020

Making a Christmas Bubble with Friends and Family

Christmas Bubbles

The festive period is an important time for many people of all faiths and none who come together over the holidays. The UK Government and Devolved Administrations recognise that people will want to be with their friends and family over Christmas,..

Thursday, 10 December 2020

Responsible Debt

Manage your money

Information around managing your money and support for those struggling with debt.

Thursday, 10 December 2020

Oadby Food Bank Dates

Oadby Food Bank

Details about Oadby Food Bank.

Thursday, 10 December 2020

The Story of Chanukah


Chanukah is a festival that falls in the winter.

Wednesday, 9 December 2020

‘Kickstart’ Placements for the Young Unemployed

Hundreds of small businesses to provide ‘Kickstart’ placements to young unemployed.

Tuesday, 8 December 2020

The EU Exit and the Environment Webinar


In this final session of 2020 they will be looking at the opportunities for businesses with green credentials and supply chains both in the EU and the UK.

Thursday, 3 December 2020

Selective Licensing Deadline Extended to 7th December

Selective Licensing

Thank you to the landlords and Estate agents who have submitted their applications prior to the 30th November deadline. A final extension will be applied with a deadline of 7th December 2020 now in place.

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

Virtual Annual Award Ceremony

Join the OWBC Annual Award Ceremony virtually.

November 2020

Thursday, 26 November 2020

Electric Vehicle Charging Points - Consultation goes live 30 November

Electric Charging Points

Consultation will run from mid-day Monday, 30 November 2020 - mid-day Friday 8 January 2021 Oadby and Wigston Borough Council would like to hear your views on the provision of electric vehicle charging points throughout the Borough.

Friday, 20 November 2020

Reindeer Colouring Competition

Join our reindeer colouring competition to get into the festive spirit.

Friday, 20 November 2020

Additional Restrictions Grant Now Available

Additional Restrictions Grant The Additional Restrictions Grant was announced on 31 October 2020 to enable Local Authorities to support businesses in their areas under Local Covid Alert Level Very High (LCAL 3) or national restrictions and to..

Friday, 20 November 2020

Key Figures Unite to Call for Big Effort to Beat Virus

Senior council, health and police figures across the city and county have today (Friday, 20th November) made an unprecedented commitment to work together to drive down infection rates in the final days of the second coronavirus lockdown.

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Pay at Any Time of Day!

You can pay for any of the things listed below at any time of day.

Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Call to Unite in Last Fortnight of Lockdown

A press release has been issued by Leicestershire County Council to share the story of a Leicestershire covid-19 survivor.

Tuesday, 17 November 2020

New Payment System to be Introduced on 18 November

Pay online

The Council is moving its payment system to a new, more user friendly platform.

Monday, 16 November 2020

Concern That Pandemic is Distracting From Crucial EU Exit Preparations

Businesses urged to get ready for end of EU transition on 1 January.

Friday, 13 November 2020

Business Support Grant Funding

The Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) (LRSG) payments will begin to eligible businesses by Wednesday 18 November. You may be asked to fill in some additional information to ensure accurate payment. Please continue to visit our website and..

Friday, 13 November 2020

New Sandhurst Street Car Park Testing Centre

There is a new walk-through test centre in Sandhurst Street car park, Oadby (LE2 5AR).