OUR  AREAS

YOUR CONCERNS
       SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS REVIEW
The long awaited review of the Significant Buildings in Wigston, South Wigston and Kilby Bridge, submitted to the Council in May 2017, is now available on the Oadby and Wigston Council website https://www.oadby-wigston.gov.uk

WE STRIVE TO MAKE THE WIGSTONS A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE, WORK AND SHOP
WIGSTON CIVIC SOCIETY
THE SOCIETY'S AIM:
“Promoting High Standards Of Planning And Architecture
And Securing The Preservation And Protection Of Buildings Of Historic Or Public Interest”

SINCE 24
DECEMBER 2017
Our areas of
interest are:
Wigston Magna
South Wigston And Kilby Bridge
and especially the Conservation Areas within those boundaries
Do you have any concerns, comments or worries about the Wigston area that you would like to communicate to the Society?
Click HERE to send us your concerns
HAVE YOU GOT ANY ISSUES IN YOUR AREA REGARDING HEDGES, PAVEMENTS, STREET LIGHTING,
DRAINS, FOOTPATHS OR ANYTHING ELSE?
YOU CAN NOW REPORT YOUR ISSUES DIRECTLY TO
THE LEICESTERSHIRE COUNCIL COUNCIL
CLICK HERE
Oadby And WigstonBorough Council
"LETTERBOX"
Quarterly Newsletter
Back Copies Available Here
LIBRARY NOTICE BOARD
Keep an eye on the notice board in the Wigston Library for local society activites
(Hover Over Picture)
NEW
W
IGSTON STREET NAMES INDEX NOW ONLINE ON THE GREATER WIGSTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY WEBSITE
Committee Meetings are currently held on
the first Wednesday of each month from 7.00pm to 9.00pm at
Age UK,
Hawthorn House in Paddock Street, Wigston.

THE PINFOLD MEMORIAL SITE IS NOW COMPLETE
CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES
40 YEARS OF LOCAL ACTION
THE SOCIETY'S 40TH ANNIVERSARY
Report And Pictures - Click Here
This year the Wigston Magna Methodist Church in Cross Street is marking 200 years of Methodism in Wigston Magna with special events throughout the year.
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6 exhibitions are planned with a central Open Day during each exhibition. Each exhibition will look at what was happening in the Country, in Wigston Magna and how individual Methodists and Churches responded to God’s love in their context. The periods covered will be:

1818-1886 The Beginnings   Open Day 2 February
1886-1945 Buildings for The Future Open Day 30 March
1945-1983 Growth and Decline Open Day 25 May
1983-1990 Uniting the Church Open Day 3 August
1990-2019 Life as WMMC Open Day 21 September
2019 and beyond A Vision for The Future  Open Day 16 November
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For full details go to the website:
wigstonmethodistchurch.org.uk

BICENTENARY OF METHODISM IN WIGSTON MAGNA
1818 TO 2019