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  • 14 February 2018 Second national award for parks’ volunteering scheme

    A VOLUNTEERING scheme organised by the city council’s parks department has won its second national award.

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  • 12 December 2017 Sustainability on the menu at schools’ eco-roadshow

    HUNDREDS of local schoolchildren have been sharing ideas about how to make their schools greener as part of the Leicester Eco-Schools Roadshow.

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  • 4 December 2017 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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  • 1 December 2017 Schoolchildren turn rubbish into art for city centre exhibition

    CHILDREN from a city primary school have been turning their rubbish into artwork as part of an environmentally-themed homework competition.

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  • 29 November 2017 City Mayor to speak as part of lecture series at De Montfort University

    AN event exploring the built environment and public health has added Leicester Mayor Peter Soulsby to its list of speakers. 

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  • 28 November 2017 Invitation to learn about Lutyens

    THE ARCHITECT who designed Leicester’s stunning Arch of Remembrance will be celebrated in a free lecture at New Walk Museum this week.

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  • 27 November 2017 City’s carbon emissions fall again

    LEICESTER is on track to smash its targets for long-term carbon reductions after continuing to cut its annual emissions.

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  • 15 November 2017 Low carbon lecture takes place in city

    INTERNATIONALLY-renowned names in climate change science will be among the guest speakers engaging with visitors at Leicester’s fifth annual Low Carbon Lecture next week. 

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  • 15 November 2017 Two weeks left to give views in Local Plan consultation

    PEOPLE have two more weeks to take part in a public consultation to help shape the direction of planning and development in Leicester over the coming decades. 

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  • 27 October 2017 Noise equipment seized from bar in Market Street

    OFFICERS from Leicester City Council have seized sound equipment from a Leicester bar after residents complained about very loud music coming from the premises.

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  • 23 October 2017 Free discovery walks and rides for businesses

    BUSINESSES are being offered the chance to take part in a free 10-week programme of cycling and walking activities aimed at helping to improve their employees’ health and wellbeing.

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  • 17 October 2017 Schoolchildren learn about water quality and wildlife

    MORE than 50 schoolchildren from a local primary school have been finding out more about how wildlife is affected by water quality at Braunstone Park.

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