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August 2020

Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Wigston Pool and Fitness Centre Re-opening Date Announced

Wigston Pool and Fitness Centre, which is managed by sports and leisure operator Everyone Active in partnership with Oadby and Wigston Borough Council, will reopen its gyms on 1 September with a range of safety measures in place.

Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Helping Hands Advice Centre Re-opening

The Helping Hands Advice Centre is re-opening at 10.00am on Wednesday 2nd September 2020.

Monday, 24 August 2020

Open Letter from the Leader of the Council, Councillor John Boyce

Open Letter from the Leader of the Council, Councillor John Boyce.

Friday, 14 August 2020

Refuse and Recycling Collection on Manor Road Extension

Due to road works the Refuse and Recycling Team were unable to get down Manor Road Extension on 13th August. There will be a double collection next week to rectify this.

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Extended Local Lockdown Discretionary Business Grants Fund

Oadby and Wigston have been allocated £400K as part of the extended local lockdown discretionary business grants fund.

Monday, 10 August 2020

Oadby Educational foundation - Higher Education Grant

Grant application for students in full-time Higher Education.

Thursday, 6 August 2020

Oadby & Wigston Libraries to Open on 10th August

Fourteen Leicestershire libraries re-opened their doors for browsing, borrowing and returning books on Monday 3 August using an appointment system, with Oadby and Wigston libraries to follow on Monday 10 August.

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Local Leisure Centres Reopening Date Announced

Local leisure centres in Oadby and Wigston are set to reopen, after being given the ‘green light’ by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Shielding Advice to Be Relaxed in Oadby & Wigston

The Government will relax shielding advice in the Oadby and Wigston area in two stages on 10 August and 24 August. This is because the number of people with the virus in Oadby and Wigston area has fallen. You are advised not to travel into Leicester..

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

New Grant Scheme – Kickstarting Tourism

The Government recently announced a new support package for tourism businesses - Kickstarting Tourism - to help them adapt. The grants are 100% funded by the European Regional Development Fund and there will be no requirement to contribute..

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Car Parking Charges Within The Borough

Parking charges for over three hour stays will be re-introduced from Wed 5th August.

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Re-opening of play areas and outdoor gyms

Our play areas and outdoor gyms are now open but the equipment is to be used at your own risk.