Skip to content


Subscribe to RSS Feed

October 2018

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Festive lights all set to glow: dates and times announced

Oadby, Wigston and South Wigston are set to glow with festive warmth this winter as all three towns get ready to switch their Christmas lights on.

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Remembrance Sunday parade times and road closures

On Sunday 11 November Oadby, Wigston and South Wigston will be holding a number of services

Monday, 29 October 2018

Burst water pipe and delays In Oadby

Burst water pipe in Oadby, which is affecting traffic on the A6, causing disruption between Brabazon Road and the Racecourse island.

Friday, 26 October 2018

Mayor visits one of Oadby and Wigston’s best kept secrets

Mayor of Oadby and Wigston, Cllr David Carter and the Mayoress were invited to visit Nova Laboratories premises to learn more about the company, and discover the future plans of one of the leading global innovators that is based right here in the..

Friday, 26 October 2018

Successful sale of historic South Wigston factory

41-43 Canal Street, South Wigston, known locally as the Pigeon Factory, was successfully sold at auction on the 9 October 2018 at the King Power Stadium.

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Adavance Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulation Order

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Brighton Avenue, Wigston. The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 5 hours on 4 separate days.

Monday, 22 October 2018

Be part of Oadby's Community Response Team

Over the last 12 months volunteers from across Oadby have come together from schools, faith communities and the library to create the Oadby Community Response Team.

Monday, 22 October 2018

‘Lock up and light up’ campaign launched

‘Lock up and light up’ – that’s the message from Leicestershire Police as the winter months draw in and nights fall darker.

Monday, 22 October 2018

Prospective Councillor Event - Be The Voice of Your Community

A special event is being held at Blaby District Council's offices in Narborough, Leicestershire on Saturday 27 October 2018 from 10 am to 12 noon for anyone interested in finding out more about becoming a local Oadby & Wigston Borough Councillor.

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Are you able to help your community in a crisis?

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council are supporting the British Red Cross Community Reserve Volunteer scheme.

Monday, 15 October 2018

Hate Crime Awareness Week

‘No Place for Hate’ is the theme of Hate Crime Awareness Week which began on Saturday (October 13).

Monday, 15 October 2018

Take advantage of the upcoming Leicester Business Festival

Leicester Business Festival is an annual, two-week Festival incorporating hundreds of free business events – staged by local organisations and which all take place in Leicester and Leicestershire.

Friday, 12 October 2018

Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders

There are a number of Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders throughout October and November. You will find details for these on this page.

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Advance notice of access closure to Willow Park

The entrance / exit to Willow Park from Central Avenue will be closed from Monday 22 October 2018 for up to 3 weeks whilst construction works take place.

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Parking notice at Parklands

Parklands Leisure Centre, Oadby have issued a parking notice reminder to all visitors.

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Advance Notice of a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: STOUGHTON ROAD, OADBY. The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 1 day commencing on the 8 January 2019.

Friday, 5 October 2018

District leaders pledge to continue to work together

The leaders of all seven district councils have today unanimously agreed to continue working together to review the current model of local government in Leicestershire.

Friday, 5 October 2018

Two new defibs in Leicester thanks to the 7events team

After two years of fundraising events, on the 24th September 2018, the 7events team were really pleased to finally achieve one of its key goals, to install a defibrillator in St. Peter’s Centre, Oadby. This is the first one to be installed, with..

Friday, 5 October 2018

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order: Canal Street, Wigston

A temporary restriction of a one-way street and parking restriction is required to Canal Street from its junction with Irlam Street to its with Countesthorpe Road in a Southerly direction only on 15 October, 2018 for a period of 1 day.

Friday, 5 October 2018

Black History Month 2018

October and Oadby & Wigston Borough Council welcomes Black History Month, an annual commemoration of the history, achievements and contributions of black people in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Black Diaspora.

Thursday, 4 October 2018

Refuse lorry surprises competition winner and school

Wigston’s Water Leys Primary school had a surprise visit (Monday, 1 October) when a brand new refuse lorry pulled up and parked right in the middle of the school playground.

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Plan sets out how city and county will grow

A plan setting out how Leicester and Leicestershire will grow in the future is set to be agreed by local partners.

Monday, 1 October 2018

Get involved and join your local Residents’ Forum

The Borough has three long-established Resident’s Forums that meet quarterly. There is one for each of our towns of Oadby, South Wigston and Wigston.

Back to top