OUR  AREAS

YOUR CONCERNS
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 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)
WIGSTON STREET NAMES INDEX NOW ONLINE ON THE GREATER WIGSTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY WEBSITE
Committee Meetings will now held four times per year. The first one will be on
Wednesday 7 August 
7.00pm to 9.00pm at
The Community Room
Wigston Fire Station
Bull Head Street

THE PINFOLD MEMORIAL SITE IS NOW COMPLETE
CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES
40 YEARS OF LOCAL ACTION
THE SOCIETY'S 40TH ANNIVERSARY
Report And Pictures
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. 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:
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

7th Annual Public Illustrated Lecture
Thursday 26 September 2019 @ 7.30pm
“Square Bashing and Kicking our Heels”
The Royal Leicestershire Regiment and
the Glen Parva Depot
AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY ROBIN JENKINS
Senior Archivist (Collections),
Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland
Age UK 51 Paddock Street, Wigston LE18 2AN
Admission £4.00 Per Person
Including Refreshments
BOOKING ADVISABLE
Contact: Colin Towell – 0116 288 9638
Or 07813 782 899

TOWN CENTRE SHOPPING SURVEY
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The Civic Society would like to know what you think of the two Wigston centres – do you use them? How much? And could they be made more attractive?
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To take part in a survey CLICK HERE