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  • 31 August 2021 09:53 AM Schools to march for climate action as part of Great Big Green Week

    SCHOOLS across Leicester will be joining a nationwide call for action on climate change next month when the first ever Great Big Green Week gets underway.

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  • 27 August 2021 10:31 AM Join in the fun at Open Streets

    FREE events that make the most of Leicester’s people-friendly streets and spaces will be on offer in Leicester this weekend, as part of the city council’s regular ‘Open Streets’ series.

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  • 26 August 2021 04:43 PM Bumper bank holiday weekend ahead as Summer in the City bows out

    THE SCHOOL holidays may be over, but there’s still time to enjoy a final taste of summer in Leicester this weekend.

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  • 24 August 2021 03:36 PM Free rides on city’s new e-bike scheme extended into September

    LEICESTER’S new e-bike share scheme, Santander Cycles Leicester, is extending its offer of free midweek rides into September.

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  • 24 August 2021 01:04 PM Personal travel planning scheme aims to highlight sustainable options

    PEOPLE in parts of Leicester are being invited to take part in personal travel planning as part an ongoing scheme to help boost sustainable travel.

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  • 23 August 2021 02:59 PM Summer holidays remembered at Newarke Houses Museum

    AN EXHIBITION that celebrates the holiday habits of generations of Leicester people has attracted more than 4,000 visitors since it opened last month.

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  • 19 August 2021 04:56 PM Residents’ opinions sought over experimental commuter parking scheme

    PEOPLE living in Leicester’s Clarendon Park are being asked for their feedback on proposals to make permanent a pilot scheme to tackle commuter parking in residential streets.

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  • 19 August 2021 03:01 PM Share your views on strategy to tackle alcohol problems in the city

    PEOPLE are being asked to give their views on proposals looking at how the city council can work with other organisations to tackle problems linked to drinking alcohol.

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  • 17 August 2021 02:40 PM Consultation launched on measures to stop Westcotes rat-running

    PEOPLE are being asked for their views on a range of options being proposed to tackle rat-running through a residential community in the city.

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  • 12 August 2021 06:00 PM Dedication service takes place for stone commemorating Far Eastern wartime prisoners

    A MEMORIAL stone commemorating those who were taken prisoner in the Far East during the Second World War has been officially dedicated at a ceremony.

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  • 11 August 2021 12:07 PM Repair scheme will improve neighbourhood road

    RESIDENTS in Leicester’s Abbey ward are set to benefit from a road repair scheme taking place over the coming weeks.

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  • 10 August 2021 04:13 PM Views sought on Clarendon Park cul-de-sac spaces

    RESIDENTS of Leicester’s Clarendon Park are being asked for their views on potential improvements to the cul-de-sacs in their area.

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  • 6 August 2021 12:56 PM Leicester’s green buses get Blues’ names

    A FLEET of electric buses that have brought cleaner, greener travel to Leicester are now proudly bearing the names of the players who helped win the FA Cup for the city for the first time.

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  • 5 August 2021 11:09 AM New poem is centrepiece of campaign to boost city’s reopening

    A LIVELY new poem and video encouraging people to once again safely enjoy the excitement of the city’s shopping, nightlife, entertainment and hospitality has been launched as part of a campaign announcing that Leicester is open for business.

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  • 2 August 2021 04:14 PM Make the most of Summer in the City!

    THERE's lots going on in Leicester this month – and with many events free of charge or low-cost, families with young children will be able to get out and about this summer without worrying about the cost. 

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  • 2 August 2021 01:54 PM Matchday motorists warned of delays from roadworks

    FOOTBALL fans are being advised of delays caused by a major road improvement scheme taking place on one of the key routes into the city.

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