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September 2021

Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Gold for Oadby & Wigston at East Midlands In Bloom awards

Gold for Oadby & Wigston at East Midlands In Bloom awards

Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Councils to crackdown on substance abuse

New powers have been introduced to tackle the use of psychoactive substances and ‘legal highs’, such as nitrous oxide, linked to anti-social behaviour. Concerns had been raised locally about the use of nitrous oxide – sometimes known as..

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Car parking charges - Leader's response to MP letter

On 6 September the Leader of the Borough Council John Boyce received the following letter from Neil O'Brien MP: On 14 September councillor John Boyce responded with the following letter: Cllr Boyce's letter makes reference to several documents..

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Drop-in exhibitions organised as views sought on emerging new Local Plan for Oadby & Wigston

A series of exhibitions are being planned to help people in Oadby & Wigston make informed comments on the borough’s emerging new Local Plan. The drop-in sessions will allow locals to speak to officers from Oadby & Wigston Borough..

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Co-ordinated effort to support Afghan refugees

Councils in Leicestershire and Rutland are working together to co-ordinate their response to resettle Afghan refugees. The Government has two schemes to help resettle Afghan people who have either worked with British forces or are classed as..

Monday, 13 September 2021

University of Leicester receives Freedom of the Borough honour

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council (OWBC) has bestowed the highest civic honour it can give – Freedom of the Borough – upon the University of Leicester in the year that it celebrates it’s Centenary. The University of Leicester has been..

Friday, 3 September 2021

New route to homeownership for working families in a first for Leicestershire

Local people in Oadby and Wigston have the unique chance to become homeowners without the need for an upfront deposit in a first for Leicestershire. Rentplus homes allow working people to move into brand new home with no deposit. They pay affordable..

Wednesday, 1 September 2021

Permit offer to keep parking price low for locals and regular shoppers

Details of the new parking scheme and charges for Oadby and Wigston