WE STRIVE TO MAKE THE WIGSTONS A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE, WORK AND SHOP
WIGSTON CIVIC SOCIETY
OVER THE YEARS THE SOCIETY HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN A NUMBER
OF SPECIFIC PROJECTS AND EVENTS, INCLUDING:
THE CREATION OF A GARDEN BENEATH THE TREE ON THE CORNER OF
LAUNCESTON ROAD IN MEMORY OF LEN PHILLIPS
AN EXTENSIVE EXHIBITION IN SOUTH WIGSTON SHOWING “NOW AND THEN”
PHOTOGRAPHS WAS HELD IN 2006
THE OPENING OF REFURBISHED BELL STREET  AND THE
UNVEILING OF THE JUBILEE STONE AND PLAQUE 5TH DECEMBER 2014
(PICTURE SLIDESHOW BELOW WILL CHANGE EVERY FEW SECONDS)
TRANSCRIPT OF THE SPEECH GIVEN BY THE CHAIR OF THE WIGSTON CIVIC SOCIETY
IN 2014, MAUREEN WAUGH, ON THE UNVEILING OF THE PLAQUE - CLICK HERE
THE SUCCESSFUL ESTABLISHMENT AT THE MILLENNIUM OF THE 10 MILE
TWO STEEPLES WALK WITH ACCOMPANYING LEAFLET AND THE RE-RUNNING
OF THE WALK IN THE SUMMER OF 2016
A PLAN OF THE WALK CAN BE DOWNLOADED HERE
IN SEPTEMBER 2015 WE RAN A VERY SUCCESSFUL WORLD WAR 1
"WIGSTON REMEMBERS" CONCERT.
IN DECEMBER 2015, FOLLOWING THE CONCERT, WE DONATED £202.15
TO THE BRITISH LEGION POPPY APPEAL
IN JANUARY 2017 WE TOOK PART, WITH THE OADBY AND WIGSTON COUNCIL, IN REPLACING DAMAGED TREES ON THE LANE OFF CENTRAL AVENUE TO WILLOW PARK. SEE PICTURE SLIDESHOW HERE
IN JUNE 2017 WE ORGANISED A WELL ATTENDED HISTORY WALK OF WIGSTON
BASED ON THE NEWLY PUBLISHED "SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS" INDEX,
INCORPORATING THE BUILDINGS, BLUE PLAQUES AND
CONSERVATION AREAS OF WIGSTON
IN SEPTEMBER 2017 THE SUBJECT OF OUR ANNUAL LECTURE
WAS AGAIN THE "SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS" OF WIGSTON, ATTENDED BY
A "FULL HOUSE" AT AGE UK, WIGSTON
SOCIETY PROJECTS
SINCE 24
DECEMBER 2017