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May 2020

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

BrightSparks Launch New Programme to Support People with Creativity During Lockdown

BrightSparks Arts in Mental Health are delighted to launch a new programme to support people through creativity throughout the lock down.

Thursday, 14 May 2020

Parks and Open Spaces Re-open

Following on from the recent Government announcement regarding parks and open spaces, we can confirm that some areas will now re-open.

Thursday, 14 May 2020

Oadby Tip To Re-open

The Oadby Tip run by Leicestershire County Council will recommence operation on Monday 18 May from 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Business Support Webinar

A free to attend online support event for all small businesses and the self-employed in the Oadby, Wigston and South Wigston Area.

Monday, 11 May 2020

‘Shine a Light’ For Our Nurses

Nursing leaders are asking the public to ‘shine a light’ to mark International Nurses Day on Tuesday (12 May) and recognise the extraordinary work that their colleagues are doing in the fight against coronavirus.

Tuesday, 5 May 2020

Community Hub Supports Hundreds of Vulnerable Residents During COVID-19

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council introduced the Community Hub due to the COVID19 Pandemic to identify and provide support to vulnerable residents of Oadby, Wigston and South Wigston.

Tuesday, 5 May 2020

Council reaches £6 million distributed in business grants

Small Business Minister Paul Scully said: “Small business owners up and down the country are facing challenges on a scale never seen before and the financial support package we have put in place reflects that. “I am pleased to see that businesses..

Monday, 4 May 2020

VE Day Celebrations

This Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) marks 75 years since the guns fell silent on the Second World War in Europe. Due to the Coronavirus residents are being urged to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day from the safety of their homes.

Friday, 1 May 2020

District Councils Issue Almost £100 million in Coronavirus Funding to 8,000 Businesses

District and borough councils in Leicestershire have distributed almost £100 million of vital government coronavirus funding to thousands of local businesses in the county.

April 2020

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

'Lap for the NHS' Charity Fundraiser

Schools have been doing amazing work to support the NHS and local charities. Learning South Leicestershire School Sport Partnership (LSLSSP) wanted to join the effort and are launching a charity fundraiser, ‘Lap for the NHS’.

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

Arthritis Action Group - Zoom Meetings

Arthritis Action is pleased to announce they will be running a virtual Arthritis Action Group meetings online via Zoom.

Monday, 27 April 2020

Open Letter to Residents from Leader of The Council

Open Letter to Residents from Leader of The Council, Cllr John Boyce.

Friday, 24 April 2020

LRS Sports Organisation Support COVID-19 Fund

The Sports Organisation Support Covid-19 fund aims to deliver immediate funding to those sports clubs, organisations and businesses most in need and require an injection of cash to help them emerge from short term financial hardship or the ceasing of..

Friday, 24 April 2020

Call to Industry to Support Leicestershire PPE Drive

The Lord Lieutenant is teaming up with local councils and business leaders in a new drive urging companies to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) for key workers.

Monday, 20 April 2020

Meet Alfie our new website chatbot

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new chatbot to help keep its residents and businesses informed during the COVID19 outbreak.

Thursday, 16 April 2020

Fly-tipping Prevention Message

With most people spending much more time at home, more household waste is being produced, increasing the pressure on waste services.

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Council receives more than £10 million of funding to support businesses

Council receives more than £10 million of government funding to support businesses.

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Supplying or delivering food

If you are supporting those in your local community at this time by supplying or delivering food, depending upon the help you are offering you may need to register these activities.

Friday, 3 April 2020

COVID 19 & private sector housing related requests/property licensing

The Government has provided Local Authorities with guidance on the enforcement of standards in private rented properties during the COVID – 19 outbreak.

Thursday, 2 April 2020

New grants to support businesses

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Chancellor announced two grants to support businesses through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thursday, 2 April 2020

Educational Resources for Children

We have been sent some fun educational resources from Leicester City Football Club and Twycross Zoo to help parents who may be home schooling their children whilst they are off of school.

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Citizens Advice LeicesterShire continues to support people across the City and County

Media release from Citizens Advice Leicestershire about the continuation of services during the COVID-19 pandemic. "Citizens Advice Leicestershire continues to support people across the City and County Due to government recommendations, and in..

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