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  • 22 September 2021 02:25 PM Review for council’s tree strategy

    A MAJOR plan that guides the management of Leicester’s ‘urban forest’ has been formally reviewed – two and a half years after it was first launched.

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  • 22 September 2021 01:39 PM Renewed environment and sustainability goals set out by council in revised policy

    A KEY policy guiding Leicester City Council’s approach to protecting and improving the environment has been updated to reflect the city’s response to the climate emergency.

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  • 21 September 2021 04:22 PM Leicester’s Great Big Green Week to close with schools’ march for climate action

    SCHOOLS across Leicester are joining a nationwide call for action on climate change this week as part of the first ever Great Big Green Week campaign.

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  • 7 September 2021 10:22 AM New guide highlights greener solution to drainage for developers

    NEW guidance on how developers help adapt to a changing climate by using greener, sustainable drainage systems has been launched by Leicester City Council.

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  • 31 August 2021 09:53 AM Schools to march for climate action as part of Great Big Green Week

    SCHOOLS across Leicester will be joining a nationwide call for action on climate change next month when the first ever Great Big Green Week gets underway.

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  • 10 August 2021 04:13 PM Views sought on Clarendon Park cul-de-sac spaces

    RESIDENTS of Leicester’s Clarendon Park are being asked for their views on potential improvements to the cul-de-sacs in their area.

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  • 28 July 2021 03:15 PM River restoration project awarded Green Recovery Challenge Funding

    A MAJOR project to protect and restore a major tributary of the River Soar in Leicester has been given more than £800,000 of Government money.

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  • 27 July 2021 03:24 PM New plan to safeguard local wildlife and nature habitats launched in Leicester

    AN ambitious ten-year plan to protect wildlife, conserve habitats and help ensure nature flourishes in Leicester has been launched by the city council.

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  • 16 July 2021 10:29 AM Another £2m grant boost to help Leicester homes cut energy costs

    A LEICESTER scheme aimed at tacking fuel poverty with grants to help people install energy efficient and renewable technologies in their homes has received a major cash boost.

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  • 18 June 2021 11:09 AM Memorial walk for Leicester & Leicestershire is formally opened

    A TREE trail in a country park that will provide a space for reflection and remembrance for those whose lives have been affected by coronavirus will be formally opened on Monday (21 June).

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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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