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  • 16 April 2019 Get ready to turn wildlife detective for the City Nature Challenge

    LEICESTER’S annual wildlife survey returns for its tenth year this month, and it’s set to be bigger than ever.

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  • 15 April 2019 No changes to city waste collections this Easter

    ALL recycling and waste collections in Leicester take place on the normal collection day over the forthcoming Easter holiday.

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  • 1 April 2019 Volunteers help to spruce up Narborough Road

    VOLUNTEERS joined a litter pick organised by the city council to help spruce up one of Leicester’s busiest streets.

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  • 21 March 2019 Leicester to join the big Earth Hour switch-off

    THE LIGHTS at Leicester’s Town Hall will go off for an hour next weekend as the city joins a worldwide event to highlight climate change.

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  • 20 March 2019 Air pollution in Leicester at lowest ever recorded levels

    AIR pollution in Leicester is at its lowest ever recorded levels, according to the latest figures released by the city council.

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  • 19 March 2019 Pilot project helps council cut its carbon emissions

    A THREE-year project to raise awareness of energy consumption in public buildings in Leicester has helped cut carbon emissions and save cash.

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  • 18 March 2019 City children join the Great Big School Clean

    MORE than 2,000 young people from 35 Leicester schools will be taking part in a month-long litter-picking campaign that gets under way on Friday (22 March).

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  • 28 February 2019 Walking and cycling thrive five years on from flyover demolition

    THOUSANDS more cyclists and pedestrians are using a route connecting Belgrave to the city centre five years on from the demolition of the crumbling flyover which dominated the area.

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  • 1 February 2019 Council on track to beat targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions

    LEICESTER City Council has joined others across the country and the world in declaring a climate emergency as it sets out its ambition to exceed its own targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the city.

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  • 28 December 2018 First customers sign up for greener, cheaper energy

    A NOT-FOR-PROFIT provider that aims to supply some of the cheapest gas and electricity on the market has signed up more than 200 customers since its launch in November.

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  • 21 December 2018 Waste collection changes over Christmas period

    PEOPLE living in Leicester are being reminded of changes to regular waste and recycling collection days over the Christmas and New Year bank period.

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  • 10 December 2018 Waste collection changes over Christmas period

    LEICESTER City Council will be making changes to regular waste and recycling collection days due to the Christmas bank holidays.

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