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April 2022

Wednesday, 20 April 2022

Last chance to have your say on Leicestershire’s waste and recycling services

Leicestershire Waste Partnership is asking residents to help shape its blueprint for future services, known as the Leicestershire Resources and Waste Strategy 2022-2050.

Wednesday, 13 April 2022

Partners band together to support Ukrainian refugees

Around 20 partners are working together under the Local Resilience Forum (LRF) to make sure refugees have access to vital services and support including accommodation, safeguarding, healthcare, education, translation and employment.

Tuesday, 5 April 2022

Leisure centres set to launch membership offer for people with Parkinson’s

*Shared in partnership with Everyone Active Leisure centres in Oadby and Wigston are set to offer free membership to people living with Parkinson’s from this month. Parklands Leisure Centre and Wigston Pool and Fitness Centre, run by award-winning..

Monday, 4 April 2022

Hundreds of new trees add colour and life to Borough’s parks

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council (OWBC) has been working towards its climate targets by planting hundreds of new trees across the borough’s green spaces in recent weeks. Over 1,200 trees have been planted at Coombe Park, Uplands Park, Freer..

Monday, 4 April 2022

£150 council tax rebate - update

Oadby and Wigston residents are being urged to sign up for direct debit to help speed up the payment of a £150 rebate to homes in bands A to D. The one-off payment will be made by Oadby and Wigston Borough Council on behalf of central government as..

Monday, 4 April 2022

Fraudulently gained £35,000 to be paid back to Borough Council

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council (OWBC) will be paid back £35,000 fraudulently stolen between 2012 and 2014. Former employee Lynn Middleton was jailed for 18 months in October for admitted her role in the crime, which also saw money stolen from..

Friday, 1 April 2022

Shop front fund to help revamp South Wigston high street

Businesses in South Wigston are being offered the chance to receive matched funding to help revamp their shop frontages.