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  • 22 December 2020 08:34 AM Major air pollution study will help put city ‘ahead of the curve’

    A ground-breaking project to provide people in Leicester with real-time information about local air pollution from fine particulates is in its final stages of development.

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  • 17 December 2020 12:30 PM Schools to become bee-friendly in new environmental project

    A NEW project to help make school grounds bee-friendly will kick off in the new year.

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  • 16 December 2020 10:13 AM Tree preservation strategy will protect neighbourhood’s giant redwoods

    MORE than two dozen giant trees, some well over a century old and which characterise a Leicester suburb, are being given protection under a new strategy by Leicester City Council.

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  • 9 December 2020 10:37 AM Work begins to control flooding and improve habitats at Everards Meadows

    A SCHEME to help control flooding and improve wetland habitats is underway at a popular destination for cyclists and walkers on the banks of the River Soar. 

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  • 8 December 2020 11:28 AM Waste collection changes over Christmas period

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

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  • 2 December 2020 04:58 PM ‘Memorial walk’ proposed for Leicester & Leicestershire

    A TREE trail in a country park could soon provide a space for reflection for those whose lives have been affected by the coronavirus, if a new crowdfunding campaign is successful.

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  • 30 November 2020 11:59 AM Schools rewarded during first Climate Action Fortnight

    SCHOOLS in Leicester have taken part in a fortnight of activities to raise awareness of the climate emergency and actions we can all take to help tackle it.

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  • 6 November 2020 09:40 AM New grants to help keep homes warm and energy bills low

    LEICESTER City Council has been awarded £1million for a new scheme aimed at tacking fuel poverty with grants for energy efficient and low carbon heating.

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  • 4 November 2020 11:25 AM Ride On announced as partner in Leicester’s new e-bike scheme

    LEICESTER City Council has announced specialist e-bike hire provider Ride On as its partner in the city’s forthcoming e-bike share scheme.

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  • 30 October 2020 10:36 AM Grants on offer to help local business cut carbon and save cash

    HUNDREDS of small businesses in Leicester could benefit from a share of a £2million council-run grant scheme to help them cut their energy bills.

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  • 27 October 2020 10:30 AM Designs revealed for Leicester’s new carbon neutral bus station

    STRIKING designs for Leicester’s new St Margaret’s Bus Station – and ambitious plans to make the building carbon neutral – have been revealed by the city council.

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  • 26 October 2020 10:23 AM New raised walkway will connect canal and cycle route

    A NEW pedestrian and cycle route linking part of the Great Central Way and the Grand Union Canal is due to be built.

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