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  • 11 October 2019 11:59 AM New electric bikes could be your Wheels2Work

    EIGHT new electric bikes are part of a fleet of cycles and scooters available to hire from the city council for people who need help getting to work, training or education.

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  • 24 September 2019 01:56 PM Work begins on improvement scheme at Aylestone Meadows

    WORK is beginning on a £400,000 scheme to improve the habitat of Leicester’s largest nature reserve both for wildlife and visitors.

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  • 20 September 2019 01:29 PM Green Fox Community Co-op wins £100,000 to develop zero-carbon schools in Leicester

    LOCAL group Green Fox Community Energy Co-operative has been awarded £100,000 by a national charity to develop a dedicated zero-carbon energy system for Leicester schools.

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  • 5 September 2019 12:01 PM Ellis Meadows becomes haven for local wildlife

    AN area of riverside land has become a haven for wildlife since being transformed into part of the city’s flood defences.

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  • 4 September 2019 11:08 AM Extinction Rebellion activists meet with city council leaders

    ACTIVISTS from environmental campaign group Extinction Rebellion have met with leaders of Leicester City Council in the first step towards sharing ideas and measures to tackle the climate emergency.

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  • 19 August 2019 11:16 AM Campaign launched to increase citywide foil recycling rate

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being encouraged to recycle more household aluminium as part of a month-long ‘Foil in Love with Recycling’ campaign.

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  • 16 August 2019 02:56 PM Footballer sculpture is Kicking it to Plastics

    There’s a new addition to LCFC’s squad this season – and he’s made entirely out of plastic!

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  • 13 August 2019 04:27 PM Artists team up to transform underpass

    A NETWORK of pedestrian subways under Leicester’s inner ring road is being transformed with a series of colourful artworks, thanks to a partnership between the city council and local arts company Graffwerk.

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  • 12 August 2019 01:37 PM Council buys more private homes to meet need in city

    MORE private homes have been acquired by the city council, and a further £9.3m is to be set aside for future purchases to help meet demand for affordable housing in the city.

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  • 31 July 2019 02:35 PM Cycle to work and get a free breakfast!

    USE pedal power to get to work on Cycle to Work Day and you can get a free breakfast pastry and drink.

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  • 22 July 2019 04:18 PM Residents to have say on Great Central Way access ramp plans

    PEOPLE are being invited to view proposals for a new ramp to improve access for cyclists and walkers between the Great Central Way and Marsden Lane.

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  • 3 July 2019 10:42 AM Ellesmere students kick off plastics campaign

    STUDENTS from Ellesmere College are kicking off a summer campaign to reduce litter in our waterways.

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