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September 2018

Friday, 28 September 2018

Oadby and Wigston bloom again and scoop trio of awards

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council are pleased to announce that once again the Borough have had another successful year in the 2018 East Midlands in Bloom competition - including an overall category win for Leicester Racecourse.

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Changes to Animal Welfare Licensing

The Government has recently published the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 under section 13 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006. The effect of the new regulations is to take place on 1 October 2018.

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Crowds welcome new Lidl store opening

Lidl opened the doors to its new supermarket on Blaby Road in South Wigston earlier today (Thursday 27 September) in a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Mayor of Oadby and Wigston, Cllr David Carter.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Lorry with competition winning design to be unveiled

Back in June 2018, Oadby and Wigston youngsters were asked to get creative and think green to help create a design to put on the side of a brand new refuse collection vehicle.

Monday, 24 September 2018

Oadby Town to host a mix of football and South Asian culture

Oadby Town Football Club is hosting an exciting mix of live local football and South Asian culture on Saturday 29 September 2018.

Friday, 21 September 2018

Council supports action against knife crime

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council is supporting Leicestershire Police’s coordinated action against knife crime, which forms part of a national week of action which starts on 22 September.

Friday, 21 September 2018

Stormy weather - two warnings issued

There are two weather warnings in place over the next few days. Please take care when out and about and take precautions at home such as ensuring garden furniture is secure.

Friday, 21 September 2018

Senior Citizen’s Action Group seeks out new members

The Senior Citizen’s Action Group is open to all Borough residents who are aged 55 years plus and aims to help reduce social exclusion and build up social cohesion within the community.

Friday, 21 September 2018

Alzheimer's Society charity walk at Abbey Park

Join the Mayor of Oadby & Wigston Borough Council ’s Memory Walk team to raise money for his chosen charity for the year – The Alzheimer’s Society.

Friday, 21 September 2018

Award in Community Development available

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council is offering a NOCN level 1 award in Community Development to local community groups and voluntary organisations.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Historic South Wigston factory to be sold at auction

41-43 Canal Street, South Wigston, known locally as the Pigeon Factory, is to be sold at auction on the 9 October 2018 at the King Power Stadium. The former hosiery factory is one of the oldest buildings in South Wigston and has been abandoned for..

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

All hands on deck for the raising of the Merchant Navy flag

On Monday 3 September the Mayor of Oadby and Wigston hosted a flag raising ceremony at the council offices in honour of the Merchant Navy.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Advance notice of a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order - Oadby

Advance notice of a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order in Oadby

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

New average speed cameras on the A6

New average speed cameras will come into effect at the end of the Spetember on the A6 Harborough Road and Glen Road, Oadby.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Plans for new £1m pavilion agreed

Planning permission for the building of a new modern sports and community pavilion at Horsewell Lane was granted at the Council’s Development Control Committee on the 30 August 2018. Council’s approval of the application gives the greenlight for..

Friday, 14 September 2018

Date for the opening of South Wigston’s new Lidl announced

The new Lidl supermarket in Blaby Road, South Wigston will open on Thursday, September 27.

Friday, 14 September 2018

Free digital seminars for SMEs

Take advantage of the digital support available to help your business grow. With helpful tips and advice on the latest digital marketing and technology, the Digital Growth Programme’s fully-funded seminars and workshops will provide you with the..

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Recycling Stand - Wigston Farmers Market

There will be a recycling stand at the Farmers Market in Wigston on Friday 7 September between 10.00am -2.00pm.

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