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  • 9 June 2021 03:34 PM Marsden Lane Ramp scheme completed

    WORK has been completed on a new pedestrian and cycle-friendly ramp linking part of the Great Central Way and the Grand Union Canal in Aylestone.

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  • 2 June 2021 10:49 AM Cycling and walking improvements to begin on Leicester’s Anstey Lane

    PART of Leicester’s busy Anstey Lane will be getting a new cycle track and better footpaths as part of a major £1million improvement scheme.

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  • 28 May 2021 04:05 PM Road improvement scheme scoops national award

    A £10m scheme to tackle congestion and improve road links between Leicester city centre and the rest of the county, has scooped a national award for the considerate way in which the work was carried out.

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  • 28 May 2021 10:44 AM Bus lane improvements planned for part of Leicester’s busy Melton Road

    PLANS for a new bus-only lane and 30mph speed limit on part of Leicester’s busy Melton Road have been announced by the city council.

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  • 26 May 2021 04:40 PM Proposed new East Midlands rail link praised by region’s city leaders

    PLANS for a new rail connection linking Leicester and Coventry have been praised by council leaders in both cities as a once in a generation chance to improve transport links in the region.

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  • 21 May 2021 02:55 PM City’s first electric buses bring cleaner, greener travel to Leicester

    A FLEET of electric buses powered by 100% renewable energy will replace diesel vehicles on Leicester’s three park & ride routes next week.

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  • 21 May 2021 02:40 PM Alterations ahead for pop-up cycle lanes and footway schemes

    CHANGES will take place over the coming weeks to temporary cycle routes and pavement-widening schemes introduced at the beginning of the pandemic.

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  • 13 May 2021 02:42 PM Last chance to join bike share scheme’s trial offer

    LEICESTER residents, commuters and visitors are being encouraged to sign up for a new ebike hire scheme by 17 May if they want to take advantage of an introductory trial offer.

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  • 6 May 2021 10:14 AM Resurfacing work to take place on part of outer ring road

    REPAIRS and resurfacing work are due to take place at a busy junction on Leicester’s outer ring road this weekend.

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  • 26 April 2021 10:41 AM Major improvements planned for Granby Street gateway

    MAJOR improvements are planned for a busy shopping street that links Leicester city centre and the railway station.

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  • 19 April 2021 12:50 PM Outdoor seating grants to help local hospitality businesses

    CAFES and restaurants in Leicester can apply for grants of up to £4,000 from the city council to buy outdoor furniture.

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  • 15 April 2021 02:56 PM New park and ride site planned for Beaumont Leys

    A NEW 300-space park and ride site is being planned for Beaumont Leys.

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