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  • 21 January 2020 09:41 AM ‘Clean Air Clive’ teaches children about air quality

    PUPILS at a city infants’ school have been learning about the impact of air pollution with the help of ‘Clean Air Clive’.

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  • 20 January 2020 12:04 PM Leicester’s first climate assembly meets to help shape action plan

    LEICESTER’S first climate assembly took place this weekend, bringing together more than 50 local people to help shape the city’s response to the climate emergency.

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  • 10 January 2020 12:47 PM BID Leicester supports extra cleaning for city centre streets

    A PARTNERSHIP between the city council and BID Leicester means that Leicester’s streets can be washed more frequently - and more unsightly graffiti and chewing gum can be removed.

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  • 19 December 2019 09:57 AM Leicester to pilot major study of local air pollution

    LEICESTER is set to be the first city in the country to study and model locally-based fine particulate pollution (PM2.5) as part of a new project.

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  • 17 December 2019 11:48 AM Grants on offer to help local business vehicles go green

    BUSINESSES in Leicester can benefit from a generous grant scheme that aims to increase the uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles and help further improve air quality.

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  • 13 December 2019 03:27 PM Council seeks members for first Leicester Climate Assembly

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being invited to take part in the city’s first climate assembly and help shape the local response to the climate emergency.

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  • 11 December 2019 12:04 PM Scheme to reduce waste left behind by students raises £68,000 for charity

    A CHARITY scheme, that encourages students to donate their unwanted items at the end of term instead of throwing them away, has saved an incredible 39 tonnes of items from being thrown away in Leicester.

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  • 9 December 2019 01:58 PM Waste collection changes over Christmas period

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

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  • 9 December 2019 10:04 AM Schools get involved in tree-planting

    SCHOOLS in Leicester have been planting native tree species in parks and open spaces to provide more places for wildlife to cope with our changing climate.

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  • 26 November 2019 12:53 PM Park & Ride every day in Leicester this December

    LEICESTER Park & Ride is running extra services throughout December – which means you can catch a Park & Ride bus every day, apart from on Christmas Day.

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  • 22 November 2019 02:10 PM Council prepares to plant 350 trees this winter

    LEICESTER City Council has marked the start of National Tree Week by taking delivery of hundreds of new trees that will be planted in the city this winter.

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  • 19 November 2019 02:27 PM People invited to help shape Leicester’s response to the climate emergency

    PEOPLE are being asked to help shape a citywide vision on the changes needed for Leicester to become carbon neutral and play its part in tackling the global climate emergency.

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