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December 2023

Thursday, 21 December 2023

1,000 free trees gifted to residents and community groups in Oadby & Wigston

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council (OWBC) has given away 1,000 free trees to residents, community groups and schools this December to help make the borough greener and encourage local people to contribute to our climate change efforts.

Tuesday, 19 December 2023

The Handmade Elephant scoops top prize in borough’s annual Christmas shop front competition

The Handmade Elephant in Wigston has been revealed as the winner of the Oadby & Wigston Borough Council (OWBC) Christmas Shop Front Competition.

Tuesday, 19 December 2023

Christmas waste collection dates

Details of any changes to Christmas collection dates can be found on our waste and recycling page.

Tuesday, 19 December 2023

Budget consultation 24/25

Every year the Council must set a balanced budget. We do this by assessing what changes we need to make to last year’s budget, based on our plans for the future and expected changes to our income or expenditure, and presenting a new budget for..

Wednesday, 13 December 2023

Borough council making tough decisions to deliver balanced budget

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council (OWBC) has made a number of key and difficult decisions in order to deliver a balanced budget for 2024/25. Like many other councils across the country, OWBC is facing unprecedented financial challenges due to..

Thursday, 7 December 2023

Weather warning as residents urged to be 'flood aware'

*Shared on behalf of Leicestershire County Council Residents and businesses are being encouraged by the county council to be ‘flood aware’ as further rain spells are expected this week. There's a yellow warning in place for the whole of the..

Monday, 4 December 2023

£1,000 in Love2shop vouchers must be won this weekend by Oadby & Wigston Community Lottery ticketholders!

£1,000 in Love2shop vouchers up for grabs this Saturday 9 December!

Friday, 1 December 2023

Free trees for residents of Oadby & Wigston – apply for yours now!

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council (OWBC) is giving away 1,000 free trees to residents this December