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October 2020

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Residents Urged to Stay Home this Remembrance Day

Residents of Oadby and Wigston are being asked to stay home on Remembrance Sunday this year and find other ways to honour those who served and sacrificed themselves in the line of duty.

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards

Each year Oadby & Wigston Borough Council seeks to recognise the achievements and positive impact young people have in our community with the Young Citizen of the Year. In addition, we also want to recognise the Citizen of the Year. A person..

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Call to ‘Celebrate Differently’ to Stay Safe

LLR Logo

‘Celebrate differently’ to stay safe is the plea from organisations across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland as residents gear up for Halloween, Bonfire Night and Diwali.

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Voluntary & Community Sector COVID-19 Recovery Grant Scheme

The Council is about to introduce a one-off community recovery grant scheme to support local voluntary groups with re-opening costs.

Monday, 26 October 2020

Sport England Launch Return to Play Fund

Sport England have launched a new £16.5 million fund to give additional help to the sport and physical activity sector during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Saturday, 24 October 2020

Active Champions 2020 - We want your nominations!

We need your help to find the Borough’s 2020 Active Champions! For the past 10 years we have usually held our Oadby and Wigston Sports Awards, each November, to celebrate local people’s achievements in sport, physical activity and..

Thursday, 22 October 2020

Celebrate Safely This Halloween

halloween down to us

People across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland are being reminded to celebrate safely this Halloween to limit exposure and slow the spread of coronavirus.

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Protect Loved Ones From Scams

friends against scams

Friends Against Scams (FAS) is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams.

Friday, 16 October 2020

New ‘It’s down to us’ campaign launched to control virus

its down to us

New ‘It’s down to us’ campaign launched to control virus.

Friday, 16 October 2020

Tipu Sultan Direction

The Tipu Sultan was allowed to re-open from midday on the 1st October 2020.

Thursday, 15 October 2020

Securing Devices at Home and at Work

Cyber aware at home

Keep these tips in mind when working from home to keep both your work and personal information secure.

Monday, 12 October 2020

PCC Community Safety Survey

We would like to invite you to share your views on crime and anti-social behaviour in your local area by completing this questionnaire. This survey has been created in partnership with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for..

Friday, 9 October 2020

Enforcement - Open Letter From The Leader of The Council

John Boyce

Open Letter From The Leader of The Council, Cllr John Boyce, regarding enforcement.

Friday, 9 October 2020

Wigston Chippy Fined £5,000 Following Rat Infestation

Wigston Fish Bar

A fish and chip shop was fined £5,000 and ordered to pay £1,555 in costs after Environmental Health Officers found numerous rat droppings at a town centre takeaway.

Thursday, 8 October 2020

Getting Started with a Well-being Strategy Webinar

In this webinar understand how and why a well-being strategy can benefit you and your business.

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Cyber smart

October marks the beginning of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a month-long public awareness campaign which aims to raise awareness about Cyber Security and stress the collective effort needed to stop cyber intrusions and scams.

Monday, 5 October 2020

OWBC Employee Shares His Coronavirus Story

Employee Covid Story

Our visiting Officer from our Revenues & Benefits Team, Paul, shares his story in a short interview about the very real impact COVID-19 had on his life after catching the virus back in April 2020.

Monday, 5 October 2020

Black History Month 2020

Black History Month 2020

Black History Month 2020 information.

Thursday, 1 October 2020

Latest cases highlight need to fight virus together

Leicestershire's latest Covid-19 figures remain ‘concerning’, says the county council's director of public health.