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  • 19 September 2018 Trio of schools awarded Green Flags

    CHILDREN at three Leicester primary schools are celebrating their success in an internationally-recognised environmental award scheme.

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  • 11 September 2018 Essential repairs planned to Turret Gateway

    THE cobbled street under a historical city landmark will be closed temporarily next week, to make way for essential repairs.

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  • 23 August 2018 Hunt for treasure at city parks

    FAMILIES can take part in a virtual treasure hunt at city parks over the summer – with the chance to win some very real prizes!

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  • 21 August 2018 River Monster project is set to launch

    A RIVER ‘monster’ made out of discarded plastic will be launching onto the River Soar later this week.

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  • 8 August 2018 New sculpture celebrates park's agricultural past

    A LIFE-SIZE sculpture of a medieval farmer with his ox and plough has been installed in a Leicester park in a tribute to the land’s agricultural past.

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  • 7 August 2018 River Monster project will create art out of litter

    AN INNOVATIVE project to create a floating sculpture out of litter thrown into rivers is getting under way in Leicester.

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  • 2 August 2018 Route confirmed for next week's Let's Ride Leicester event

    THE ROUTE for Leicester’s annual family-friendly city centre bike ride has been confirmed – and those taking part next Sunday (12 August) will be able to enjoy a traffic-free route past some of Leicester’s most iconic landmarks.

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  • 23 July 2018 New park mural celebrates bug life

    A COLOURFUL mural inspired by bugs, butterflies and bees is now welcoming visitors to Leicester’s Abbey Park.

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  • 17 July 2018 Community gardening event set to get Old Town buzzing

    A COMMUNITY gardening event will take place in Leicester’s Old Town area this week.

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  • 12 July 2018 Ellis Meadows thriving as new home for nature

    A NATURE park created on the banks of the River Soar has been recognised for its role in nature conservation in a national awards scheme.

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  • 9 July 2018 Exhibition marks 50 years since Leicester’s worst floods

    AN exhibition marking 50 years since severe floods struck Leicester will be held at Newarke Houses Museum this weekend.

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  • 3 July 2018 Loughborough Road Bridge to close for flood risk work

    A MAJOR road bridge in Leicester will close to traffic for up to eight weeks this summer as vital flood risk work nears completion.

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