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  • 11 June 2021 01:24 PM Terminal diseases strike trees in Leicester’s Western Park

    DOZENS of mature trees in a city park will have to be felled after becoming infected with terminal diseases.

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  • 3 June 2021 10:51 AM Environmental work underway thanks to teams of local volunteers

    VOLUNTEERS from across Leicester are taking part in schemes ranging from environmental improvements to litter picking as part of two campaigns taking place this week.

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  • 27 May 2021 10:14 AM New network of living roof, bee-friendly bus stops springing up in Leicester

    A NEW network of plant-topped ‘Living Roof’ bus shelters is springing up across Leicester as part of a major programme to replace and revamp the city’s bus stops.

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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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  • 17 May 2021 09:39 AM Leicester’s popular parks volunteer scheme ready to begin again

    AN award-winning scheme that encourages local volunteers to get involved in improving the city’s parks and open spaces is back up and running after a year-long pause.

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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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  • 29 April 2021 12:39 PM Stroll into May with annual Walk Leicester Festival

    A MONTH-LONG festival that celebrates Leicester’s great outdoors will get under way on Saturday (1 May).

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  • 28 April 2021 11:48 AM Air quality in Leicester at best levels since monitoring began

    AIR pollution in Leicester was at its lowest level ever recorded last year, as the city saw a huge reduction in traffic as result of the coronavirus lockdown. 

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  • 21 April 2021 01:28 PM £250,000 pilot project will focus on air quality

    LEICESTER City Council has been awarded nearly £250,000 of Government cash to help make further improvements to local air quality.

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  • 13 April 2021 12:06 PM Leicester’s e-bike share opens to all city residents

    LEICESTER’S innovative new electric bike share scheme is opening up to all city residents on Wednesday 14 April.

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  • 23 March 2021 02:28 PM Bin and orange bag collections to continue as normal over Easter

    PEOPLE living in Leicester will see no changes to their household waste and recycling collections over Easter.

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  • 17 March 2021 10:19 AM Leicester gets £25m boost for carbon reduction programme

    OVER 90 council buildings in Leicester, including schools, leisure centres, libraries and community centres are set to benefit from a multi-million pound programme of low carbon, energy efficient improvements.

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