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  • 18 March 2020 04:12 PM Schools’ video campaign highlights dangerous of littering and waste

    PUPILS from six city schools have launched an online video campaign raising awareness of the perils of litter, flytipping and plastic pollution.

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  • 5 March 2020 10:57 AM Waste site permit scheme to change in clampdown on improper use

    A PERMIT scheme that allows people to use large vehicles to bring household waste to a Leicester recycling centre is set to change next week.

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  • 20 February 2020 10:07 AM Pilot scheme begins on city centre chewing gum removal machine

    A NEW cleaning machine aimed at removing chewing gum from city centre pavements is being trialled in a scheme by Leicester City Council.

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  • 18 February 2020 09:25 AM Leicester one of 105 cities globally to score an ‘A’ rating for leading climate action

    LEICESTER has been recognized as a global leader on climate action and transparency, achieving a place on CDP’s 'Cities A List'.

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  • 4 February 2020 10:27 AM Young designers help launch schools’ campaign to ‘Keep the Sea Plastic Free’

    TWO young designers from a Leicester school have helped launch a new campaign to raise awareness of the impact of litter on the environment.

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  • 31 January 2020 11:25 AM Still time to have a say on Leicester’s climate emergency action plan

    ONE year on from declaring a climate emergency, Leicester City Council is reminding people to have their say on how it responds to the global crisis and aims to become carbon neutral.

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  • 27 January 2020 02:27 PM Young people have their say on Leicester’s climate emergency plan

    OVER 100 young people from Leicester gathered at City Hall today (27 Jan) to have their say on how the city responds to the climate emergency.

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  • 21 January 2020 09:41 AM ‘Clean Air Clive’ teaches children about air quality

    PUPILS at a city infants’ school have been learning about the impact of air pollution with the help of ‘Clean Air Clive’.

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  • 20 January 2020 12:04 PM Leicester’s first climate assembly meets to help shape action plan

    LEICESTER’S first climate assembly took place this weekend, bringing together more than 50 local people to help shape the city’s response to the climate emergency.

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  • 10 January 2020 12:47 PM BID Leicester supports extra cleaning for city centre streets

    A PARTNERSHIP between the city council and BID Leicester means that Leicester’s streets can be washed more frequently - and more unsightly graffiti and chewing gum can be removed.

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  • 19 December 2019 09:57 AM Leicester to pilot major study of local air pollution

    LEICESTER is set to be the first city in the country to study and model locally-based fine particulate pollution (PM2.5) as part of a new project.

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  • 17 December 2019 11:48 AM Grants on offer to help local business vehicles go green

    BUSINESSES in Leicester can benefit from a generous grant scheme that aims to increase the uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles and help further improve air quality.

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