MacFisheries' MacMarkets was the town's major supermarket for many years. One particular unit in the town centre became a branch of International Stores in the late 1970s and was later successively a Gateway Foodmarket, Solo (a Gateway Foodmarket re-brand), Kwik Save, Somerfield, then Kwik Save and Somerfield again, before becoming vacant for quite some time. This unit has recently re-opened as a branch of Wilkinson which has relocated from elsewhere in the town.
McDonalds, Sainsbury's, Boots the Chemist, Co-op, Tesco, Iceland, Superdrug, Farmfoods, Aldi, B&Q, Wetherspoons, Subway, Greggs sandwich shops, Coombs bakery, and Ladbrookes all hold businesses in the town centre or nearby.
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On 22 January 2013 the Midlands Co-operative announced that they would close 8 department stores, one of those being the Wigston department store. The Wigston department store, as of 8 June 2013, is being converted into a Co-op food store. There is also another Co-op food store on the Little Hill estate less than three-quarters of mile away.
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Sometimes we might not get this right and that is why we place such a premium on the feedback we receive from our children; our parents and our community. Each young person in our Trust is part of a tutor group and the tutor is at the heart of everything we do so, whenever you need to talk about your child, whether it is to voice concerns or share good news, please contact this person.
The Mayor of Oadby and Wigston, Cllr Robert Eaton along with the Chairman of Leicester County Council, Mr Bill Liquorish met with children on Monday 29 August as they returned from their summer holiday at the Leicester Children’s Holiday Centre (LCHC) in Mablethorpe. Click to read more...
Welcome to the Plough at Wigston. Here at The Plough we offer quality affordable B&B accommodation in the Leicestershire / East Midlands region, Our rooms are built in a separate annexe in 2004 all are tastefully furnished with our guests comfort in mind. Extensive menus available throughout the week.
The least deprived Super Output Area is Oadby Woodland Grange Primary School (E01025982), followed by Oadby Glen Road (E01025984). The least deprived areas are in the far east of the district (Oadby), east of the A6 in the Oadby Woodlands ward.
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There is a concentration of companies on the industrial estate located on Chartwell Drive including the Cromwell Tools World Distribution Centre and Delifrance.
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Wigston Academy is the secondary school for the area. It was formed in September 2015 from the merger of Abington Academy and Bushloe High School. Wigston College (formerly known as Guthlaxton College) is the post-16 provider for the area. Both institutions are part of The Wigston Academies Trust (TWAT).
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Oadby and Wigston is a local government district and borough in the English county of Leicestershire. It was formed in 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, from the merger of the Oadby and Wigston urban districts. The population of the District at the 2011 census was 56,170. The district forms part of the Harborough constituency
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Wigston Magna, or Wigston, is a town in Leicestershire, England, just south of Leicester on the A5199. Wigston had a population of 32,321 in 2011.
I am extremely proud to be Executive Headteacher of Wigston Academies Trust. We are formed of Wigston Academy, which concentrates on Key Stages 3 and 4; Wigston College, which delivers Key Stages 4 and 5 and our pre-school, Tiger Tots, which welcomes 2 – 4 year olds. We are based at the heart of the vibrant, hardworking and confident community that is the Leicestershire town of Wigston.
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Wigston Magna is served by Arriva services 47, 48, 49, 49A and 49B and Centrebus Leicester service 40 (Circle Line).
Since the 1980s Wigston's retail economy has become increasingly dependent on national retailers. Up to 50% of retail in the town belongs to supermarkets and chain stores. The share of local business has caused local and independent businesses to close. This followed the trend of the 1990s homogenisation of British high streets.
Here at The Plough we offer exceptional quality affordable bed and breakfast accommodation in the Leicestershire / East Midlands region.
There is a Framework Knitting Museum here, as it was an important occupation in this area from the 17th to 19th centuries. Hosiery manufacture continued to be an important industry in the town after the decline of hand process of framework knitting with manufacturing firms such as Two Steeples, George Deacon and sons, Wigston Co-Operative Hosiers, A H Broughton and William Holmes. In neighbouring South Wigston Henry Bates was the leading hosiery manufacturer.
The Grand Union Canal runs from Wistow, south of Wigston, to nearby Kilby Bridge, and for several miles through South Wigston, Glen Parva, Blaby and on towards Leicester.
Karl & Diane welcome you to the Plough Inn, Wigston Leicestershire.
Wigston Pool and Fitness Centre prides its self on its customer service and friendly colleagues, we welcome everyone to come and get active with us.
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As a growing Trust we welcome other schools to join with us so that we can safeguard education in Wigston from 0 to 19 and beyond for generations to come.
Sainsbury's in the centre of the town, which opened in 1980, stands on the site of Bell Street Primary School. The town's Tesco store, on Blaby Road in neighbouring South Wigston, was opened in 2002.
The Plough offers an extensive menu during the week with breakfast being served from 6:30am till 9:30am, lunchtime from 12:00 midday till 2:00pm and the evening menus from 6:00pm till 9:00pm. On Sunday we offer a traditional "home cooked" Sunday lunch from 12 midday till 4:00pm where bookings are highly recommended to avoid disapointment.
We offer a range of activities for both adults and children alike.
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1461 (Wigston) Squadron of the Air Training Corps is located in Tigers Road, South Wigston, and recruits many members from the schools in Wigston.
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The annexe for the rooms was built in 2004 and all rooms have been designed with the comfort of our guests in mind.
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South Wigston railway station lies on the Birmingham to Peterborough Line. Trains to Leicester run every hour and take five minutes.