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  • 1 December 2021 04:11 PM Waste and recycling collections over Christmas period

    LEICESTER City Council will not be making any changes to the waste and recycling collection days over the Christmas and New Year bank holidays.

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  • 30 November 2021 10:58 AM Leicester named among global leaders on climate action

    LEICESTER has been named as a leader on climate action and transparency, achieving a place on a global ‘Cities A List’.

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  • 29 November 2021 03:06 PM Red, white and blue trees to mark Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

    A TRIO of trees, chosen for their red, white and blue foliage, will be planted in Leicester’s Abbey Park to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022.

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  • 26 November 2021 01:58 PM Pets’ Corner closes in bid to limit spread of bird flu

    ABBEY Park’s Pets’ Corner has temporarily closed to the public as part of a nationwide bid to limit the spread of avian flu.

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  • 26 November 2021 11:54 AM Success for council’s bids for tree funding

    MORE than 6,000 new trees are being planted in Leicester’s parks and open spaces this winter, thanks to two successful bids for funding.

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  • 10 November 2021 10:22 AM Leicester making good progress on cutting carbon, but still faces huge challenge

    LEICESTER is making good progress in reducing its carbon footprint, but faces huge challenges in its new goal to become carbon neutral by 2030.

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  • 10 November 2021 09:15 AM Leicester schools make active travel pledges for COP26

    FIVE Leicester secondary schools are marking the COP26 climate conference with pledges of their own to make a difference to their local environment.

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  • 9 November 2021 12:28 PM No need for planned clean air zone for buses and taxis, as air quality improves

    MAJOR improvements to air quality in Leicester mean that plans to charge the most polluting vehicles to enter the city centre are no longer required.

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  • 29 October 2021 09:00 AM Leicester’s electric bus fleet to top 100 within three years thanks to new funding

    LEICESTER is set to increase its fleet of zero emission, all-electric buses with almost 100 new vehicles over the next three years, it has been announced.

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  • 26 October 2021 10:41 AM Councils join forces to prevent waste this Halloween

    COMMUNITIES across Leicester and Leicestershire are being urged to get involved to help prevent food and household waste this Halloween.

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  • 13 October 2021 01:18 PM Tree planting to mark Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

    A MAPLE tree will be planted at a Leicester school this week as part of plans to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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  • 4 October 2021 12:49 PM Awards for city’s green-fingered volunteers

    HORTICULTURAL volunteers across Leicester – whose projects and groups have thrived despite the challenges of the pandemic – have won Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) awards for their efforts.

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