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February 2022

Monday, 28 February 2022

Have your say on our Draft Statement of Gambling Policy 2022-2025

Our Draft Statement of Gambling Policy 2022-2025 is now out for consultation. The current Policy expires in 2022 and it is essential that this is refreshed and updated to ensure the effective ongoing regulation of gambling. The consultation will run..

Monday, 28 February 2022

Pay and display machines in Wigston deliberately vandalised

Over the weekend of 26 and 27 February two of the council's pay and display machines were deliberately vandalised. The machines, at Frederick Street Car Park and Spring Lane Car Park in Wigston, have been rendered unusable; an engineer has been..

Friday, 25 February 2022

Oadby & Wigston stands with Ukraine

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council Leader John Boyce last night condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine and offered the borough’s full support to those affected by the conflict. Speaking at Full Council, Cllr Boyce said: “The Russian invasion..

Friday, 25 February 2022

Borough Council agrees its budget and a modest council tax increase of £5 per year

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council (OWBC) has agreed to a modest raise in its portion of council tax. It was decided at Full Council on Thursday 24 February that the annual charge for a Band D property will increase by £5 a year – or just under 10p..

Wednesday, 9 February 2022

Upcoming Residents' Forums

Join our upcoming virtual Residents’ Forums which are taking place on Microsoft Teams.

Friday, 4 February 2022

Pop-up vaccination clinic coming to South Wigston

A pop-up vaccination clinic is coming to South Wigston on 11, 12 and 13 February

Friday, 4 February 2022

One week left to complete our survey and help shape the future of waste provision in the borough

Residents are being asked to complete a short survey focused on kerbside waste, recycling and garden waste collections provided by Oadby & Wigston Borough Council.

Wednesday, 2 February 2022

First drive-through vaccine centre opens in Leicestershire

From Wednesday 2 February, for the first time, local people can get the covid vaccine without having to get out of their vehicle, as a drive-through vaccine centre opens in Leicestershire.