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August 2018

Friday, 31 August 2018

Ask our team how to be more green

Staff from Oadby & Wigtson Borough's Waste Team will be holding a recycling stand at the Farmers Market on Bell St, Wigston on Friday 7 September (10 - 2pm) in conjunction with Leicestershire County Council.

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order: Brookside Drive, Oadby

A temporary road closure is required to Brookside Drive from its junction Uplands Road to its junction with Fludes Lane on 3 September 2018 for a period of 6 weeks.

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Ceremony marks Borough’s third World War One memorial bench

A service of dedication was held for the unveiling of a World War One memorial bench in Ellis Park, Oadby on 29 August 2018.

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Council Tax Discounts for Empty Properties Consultation

Since 1 April 2013 local councils have had the discretion on whether or not to allow discounts on the council tax payable for empty homes and also whether a premium of up to 50% should be charged for properties which are left empty long term for over..

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order: Ridge Way and Howdon Road, Oadby

A temporary road closure is required on Ridge Way and Howdon Road between its junction with Coombe Rise and its junction with Briar Meads on 6 August 2018. It is expected the works will take approximately of 10 days, with day time working on weekdays..

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Nominations open for Oadby & Wigston Awards Evening

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council, Everyone Active and the Local Sport Alliance ‘Active Oadby & Wigston’, have teamed up once again to host the prestigious Oadby and Wigston Awards Evening, 2018.

Thursday, 23 August 2018

Rural skills training available

A series of rural skills workshops are available in the region commencing in September

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order: Brighton Avenue and Brighton Close, Wigston

A prohibition of waiting is required at the above location on the 2nd September 2018 for 1 day.

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

The Parade re-opens

The Parade and surrounding roads are now fully opened following repair works that were required due to a burst water pipe.

Friday, 17 August 2018

Update: The Parade, Oadby

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

Friday, 17 August 2018

The Princess and the Giant receives rave reviews

Two performances of the Princess and the Giant were held on 16 August at Brocks Hill. Over 200 people attended the performances. One parent commented that having attended last year’s performance of the Smartest Giant in Town, she was keen to bring..

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Supersonic Boom 2018 hailed as one of the best yet

South Leicestershire's largest youth festival, now in its fifteenth year, included scores of assembled stalls, a wide range of activities, community groups and of course the all-important live music on the main central stage took place on Wednesday..

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order: Countesthorpe Road, Wigston

A temporary road closure is required on Countesthorpe Road, Wigston at the junction of Timber Street, Wigston on 22nd August 2018 for a period of 3 days.

Monday, 13 August 2018

Burst pipe update and road closure notice

Update on the closure of The Parade, Oadby

Monday, 13 August 2018

Burst water pipe in Oadby

Oadby flood update: Severn Trent have confirmed they are dealing with the burt water pipe affecting The Parade. Some properties are affected.

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Make sure your favourite restaurant is safe

Introducing a new initiative to improve Borough food safety standards.

Monday, 6 August 2018

Road closure on Ridge Way and Howdon Road, Oadby.

A temporary road closure is required on Ridge Way and Howdon Road between its junction with Coombe Rise and its junction with Briar Meads on 6 August 2018. It is expected the works will take approximately of 10 days, with day time working on weekdays..

Friday, 3 August 2018

Leicester Memory Walk

Join the Mayor’s Memory Walk team to raise money for his chosen charity, Alzheimer's Society.

Friday, 3 August 2018

Have your say on Uplands Park

The outdoor gym equipment at Uplands Park is due to be replaced and we want to hear your thoughts on what you want to see there.

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders

There are a number of Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders throughout August - so please be aware and plan accordingly.

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Borough bucks trend on waste collection

At its meeting on 31 July 2018, Oadby & Wigston Borough Councillors unanimously approved proposals to keep to weekly collections for both refuse and recycling.

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