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June 2021

Monday, 28 June 2021

Sign Up for Free Holiday Clubs this Summer

Free holiday clubs are available this summer for children and young people who are eligible for free school meals.

Friday, 25 June 2021

Big Vaccination Weekend in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland 25 – 27 June

Big Vaccine Weekend

Health leaders in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are encouraging all adults (18+) in LLR that are yet to have either their first or second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to get vaccinated this weekend.

Thursday, 24 June 2021

Final week to submit EU Settlement Scheme applications

EU citizens living in Leicestershire and Rutland are being urged to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme before the deadline of Wednesday 30 June.

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Armed Forces Day 2021

Armed Forces Day

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council is delighted to show its support for Armed Forces Day this year and every year.

Friday, 18 June 2021

Closure Order Granted on Council Flat in Wigston

Closed Council Flat at Boulter Crescent, Wigston

A closure order has been granted for a council flat at Boulter Crescent in Wigston after people living nearby raised repeated concerns about the tenant’s persistent anti-social behaviour.

Friday, 18 June 2021

Are you 18 years of age and over? You can book your COVID-19 vaccination

If you are 18 and over you can now book your COVID-19 vaccination.

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Letter from District Councils as Leicestershire County Council’s intends to reject the 15m government grant to support Melton’s relief road.

Read the statement from District Councils in response to Leicestershire County Council’s intent to reject the 15m government grant to support Melton’s relief road.

Friday, 11 June 2021

Leader of The Council responds to Neil O’Brien MP - Draft Car Parking Strategy Consultation

Leader of The Council, Councillor John Boyce, responds to a letter from Neil O’Brien MP regarding the consultation of the Council's draft Car Park Strategy.

Thursday, 10 June 2021

Additional Test Kits Available to Help Fight Virus

The logo for Leicestershire County Council

The county council is taking more steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus after a ‘concerning’ rise in cases over the past few days.

Thursday, 10 June 2021

Citizens Advice Reminds EU citizens to Apply to EU Settlement Scheme Before 30 June

EU Settlement Scheme

Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is reminding EU citizens to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme before the deadline of 30 June 2021.

Monday, 7 June 2021

Pride Month Activities

Events taking place across Leicestershire for Pride Month 2021.

Monday, 7 June 2021

Community Action Partnership

Community Action Partnership logo

Do you need help to get around? If you live in Oadby & Wigston the Community Action Partnership can help.

Monday, 7 June 2021

Call for residents to ‘take care’ as cases double

Leicestershire residents are being urged to ‘take action now’ to stem a rise in coronavirus rates after cases more than doubled in a week.

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Community Clean Day

The Housing department will be holding a community clean day at Junction Road on Thursday 3rd June at 9.30am.

May 2021

Thursday, 27 May 2021

Pressures on Primary Care Services - Facebook Live Event

GPs in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have issued a heartfelt thank you to local people for their support during the pandemic and ask for their continued patience as they begin to restore services and help increasing numbers of patients to get..

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Leader of The Council responds to Neil O’Brien MP Regarding Draft Car Parking Strategy Consultation

Leader of The Council responds to Neil O’Brien MP Regarding Draft Car Parking Strategy Consultation

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Leicester Guidance on COVID Restrictions

Over the last 48 hours there has been confusion regarding extra COVID restrictions for certain hotspot areas which included Leicester.

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Installation of Charging Points for Electric Vehicles Now Complete

East Street Car Park

The installation works, undertaken by EB Charging, are now complete at all three of the selected sites in the borough. From today, residents and visitors in Oadby and Wigston will be able to use the charge points.

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Lateral Flow Tests for Those Attending Wembley on Saturday

In light of Leicester City Football Club securing a place at the FA cup final, all ticket holders are required to have a lateral flow test within 48 hours of travelling down to Wembley.

Monday, 10 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week


Hosted by BOWS (Blaby, Oadby,Wigston & South Wigston) and Nationally by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 10-16 May 2021. The theme is 'Nature'.

Friday, 7 May 2021

Have Your Say on the Introduction of a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO)

Residents of Oadby and Wigston are being asked to have their say on the introduction of a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) for use of psychoactive substances, such as nitrous oxide, linked to anti-social behaviour.

April 2021

Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Dialogue Society Leicester - Virtual Iftar

Virtual Iftar

Details about the Dialogue Society's virtual Iftar.

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Virtual Business Breakfast Meeting With OWBC


This is the second Business Gateway Growth Hub and Oadby and Wigston Borough Council breakfast webinar of 2021. In this session which is targeted at our SME businesses a range of topics will be presented focussed on support and development..

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Collection of Contact Details Regulations

Now that restrictions are easing and venues are reopening it is essential to have the right tools in place to help prevent transmission of COVID-19.

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Bin Collections - Oadby

The crews were unable to gain access to two streets in Oadby.

Friday, 9 April 2021

Installation of charging points for electric vehicles at Wigston Leisure Centre now complete

Charge Points

The installation works, undertaken by EB Charging, are now complete at Wigston Leisure Centre in Wigston. Residents and visitors in Oadby and Wigston will be able to use the charge points.

Friday, 9 April 2021

Leader of the Council pays tribute to HRH Prince Philip

His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh died on 9 April 2021 at the age of 99.

A tribute statement from the Leader of Oadby & Wigston Borough Council, Councillor John Boyce on the death of His Royal Highness, the Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh on 9 April 2021.

Friday, 9 April 2021

County leaders pay tribute to The Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh died on 9 April 2021.

Following the sad death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Michael Kapur OBE, said: “I am deeply saddened by the death of The Duke, who dedicated his life to the service of our country and to..

Thursday, 8 April 2021

COVID Assessment for Businesses

Have you taken all the safeguards and measures to protect your staff and customers? Apply to the Council for your COVID assessment before reopening.

Thursday, 8 April 2021

South Leicestershire Local Authorities Online Landlord Forums

Landlord Forum

South Leicestershire Local Authorities Online Landlord Forums.

Thursday, 8 April 2021

Refuse Collections on Jordan Avenue and Florence Avenue

Refuse crews tried to gain access to Jordan Avenue and Florence Avenue today to empty refuse bins but unfortunately access to the roads was blocked by cars.

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Prohibition of Right Turn from Wakes Road into McDonalds

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at Wakes Road, Wigston.

Thursday, 1 April 2021

New Business Support Grants Available

Business Support Grants Image

There are two government business support grants available on the Councils website. The Additional Restriction Grant(ARG) and the Restart Grant.

March 2021

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

New Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy

At the Licensing and Regulatory Committee 11 March 2021 it was unanimously agreed that the amended Policy be approved following a consultation with the industry and wider community which resulted in 293 responses. The Council has assessed the..

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

University of Leicester granted Honorary Freedom of the Borough

University of Leicester

On Tuesday, 30 March 2021, Oadby and Wigston Borough Council held an extraordinary meeting of the Full Council to put before the Councillors a proposal to confer upon the University of Leicester the honour of the Honorary Freedom of the Borough.

Friday, 26 March 2021

Local Vaccination Take Up

You can see the details of local vaccination take up statistics as of 25 March 2021 here.

Friday, 19 March 2021

Citizens Advice: Covid-19 Pandemic - One Year On

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice LeicesterShire (CitAL) has helped more than 24,400 people during the past year of the pandemic.

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Top Tips to Avoid COVID-19 in the Shops

Shop Safely

There are still Covid-19 restrictions in place across the Country and the Borough. You should stay at home has much as possible, however when you need to go out we want to ensure that we are helping to create a safe environment for our residents.

Friday, 12 March 2021

Have You Got Your Census Letter?

Census 2021

The census is a unique survey that takes place every 10 years in England and Wales.

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Premises Licence Variation Application

A premises licence variation under the Licensing Act 2003 to extend the hours for the Tree House Café 23 Blaby Road Wigston LE18 4PA.

Friday, 5 March 2021

One Year Since First Coronavirus Case


This week marks the anniversary of the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Leicestershire – and council, police and health chiefs and survivors are reflecting on their experiences.

Thursday, 4 March 2021

Public Path Diversion Order - The Horse and Trumpet, Wigston

Leicestershire County Council, Section 119 - Highways Act 1980, Public Footpath Z17 (PART, At The Horse And Trumpet, Wigston, In The Borough Of Oadby And Wigston, Public Path Diversion Order 2020.

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Oadby Pool Site Development

In the council Tax and Budget Setting Meeting on Thursday 18 February the Oadby Pool Site Development was discussed. Below are some answers to some questions residents and stakeholders may have.

Monday, 1 March 2021

Customer Service Centre - Message from John Boyce

Image of front of Customer Service Centre Bell street, Wigston

A message from Leader of The Council, Councillor John Boyce, regarding the closure of the Customer Service Centre.

February 2021

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Find out about the Government's Roadmap out of lockdown

A summary of the Government's roadmap out of lockdown.

Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Taking Action on Employment and Skills - Webinar

Join Business in the Community’s East Midlands Leadership Board from 10:00am to 12:00pm on Friday 26th February for a webinar event to discuss the challenges faced in the East Midlands and the action your business can take to support those most..

Monday, 15 February 2021

Electric Vehicle Charging Points to be Installed Across Oadby & Wigston

Electric vehicle points

Charging points for electric vehicles to be installed across Borough of Oadby and Wigston As part of its commitment to cut carbon emissions, Oadby and Wigston Borough Council will start the roll-out of 100% renewable energy electric vehicle charge..

Sunday, 14 February 2021

Police name man who died in Wigston

A man who died in an address in Wigston has been named by detectives.

Friday, 12 February 2021

Police have arrested a woman following the death of a man in Wigston.

Officers were called to an address in Kingston Avenue at around 8.52pm yesterday (Thursday 11 February) where a man in his 30s was found with a stab wound injury. Colleagues from East Midlands Ambulance Service attended the scene and the man was..

Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Debt Support

responsible debt

If you are struggling with money - you can get help!

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