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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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  • 26 November 2018 Council launches tree strategy in National Tree Week

    A MAJOR new plan that will guide the management of Leicester’s ‘urban forest’ over the next five years has been launched in the city today (26 November).

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  • 22 November 2018 New wetland plans for Aylestone Meadows

    PEOPLE are being invited to find out more about plans for new wetland habitats and other improvements at Aylestone Meadows.

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  • 1 November 2018 Councils join forces to tackle fuel poverty in Leicestershire

    PEOPLE living in Leicester and Leicestershire will soon be able to buy green energy from a not-for-profit company that aims to provide some of the cheapest gas and electricity on the market.

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  • 19 October 2018 City primary schools celebrate after growing their own grub

    A CITY primary school is celebrating its fourth consecutive win in an annual gardening competition.

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