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  • Domestic abuse and sexual violence services

    We gather feedback on the services for domestic abuse and sexual violence in Leicester. If you have been in contact with any of the local services at any time in the past 24 months, your feedback would be very helpful. We welcome feedback on all types of services. These include the local helpline, refuges, independent advisors (IDVAs and ISVAs) counselling, befriending, support groups and help for children and young people. If you're not sure which service(s) you dealt with,... More
    Closes 31 March 2025
  • Planning policy - call for sites

    The city council is asking interested parties to suggest sites which could help meet the city’s need for new homes and jobs as well as other land uses. The details submitted under this 'Call for Sites' will be assessed by the council for inclusion in the Leicester’s Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment. Ultimately, sites may be considered for inclusion in the Brownfield Land register and / or the next consultation draft of Leicester’s Local Plan. Please... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Self-Build and Custom Build Register

    The Self-build and Custom Housebuilding (Register) Regulations 2016 made under the 2015 Act came into force on 1 April 2016. The Regulations place a duty on the council to keep a register of individuals/associations of individuals who wish to acquire serviced plots of land to bring forward self-build and custom house building projects. What is self-build and custom build? Self-build housing usually means that you are directly involved in organising the design and construction of your... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Camera Enforcement of Overdale Infant and Junior School Streets survey

    School Streets transform roads outside schools by preventing unauthorised vehicles from accessing them at school start and finish times. This allocation of more space to children and families helps improve road safety, encourages healthier lifestyles, and reduces traffic congestion. The School Street on Northfold Road and Eastcourt Road has been in force since February 2022, and was made permanent in August 2023. The School Street currently operates as a ‘Courtesy Only’ School... More
    Closes 15 September 2024
  • Braunstone Village Conservation Character Appraisal & Management Plan Survey

    Leicester City Council is conducting a review of the Braunstone Village Conservation Area and has produced draft Character Appraisal and Management Plan documents to help define the character of the area and guide future developments. As part of the review, it is proposed to introduce stricter planning controls on the 4 properties in the area, which are not Grade II listed, through the introduction of an Article 4 Direction. We are now seeking comments on these proposals. A... More
    Closes 19 August 2024
  • Gambling Act Statement of Policy

    The current policy is due to expire in January 2025 so we are consulting on a replacement policy that will be in effect until January 2028. Minor amendments have been made to ensure the policy remains up to date and reflects current guidance from the Gambling Commission. A section has been added – Section 6 ‘Public Health and Gambling in Leicester’ which refers to the ‘Gambling Harms Needs Assessment’ that has been conducted in Leicester by the Leicester City Council Public... More
    Closes 18 August 2024
  • Apprenticeship Graduation 2024

    This year's Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony was held on Friday 21 June at De Montfort Hall. If you've been a participant in the event, please give us your feedback. Your feedback will help us make the day even better for next year's graduates and their guests. This quick questionnaire should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete. More
    Closes 28 July 2024
  • Leicester’s adult social care workforce strategy consultation - 2024

    We want to hear your views on our draft adult social care workforce strategy. This strategy is for the external workforce (not social care staff employed by Leicester City Council) who provide support for adults aged 18 and above. They could be employed by agencies or organisations who may or may not have a contract with the city council or be self-employed as a personal assistant or carer. This applies across all care settings, whether in a care home, a supported living... More
    Closed 14 July 2024
  • Primary Fair Access Protocol (schools) 2024

    All local authorities must have a Fair Access Protocol (FAP) to ensure that unplaced and vulnerable children, and those who are having difficulty in securing a school place in-year, are allocated a school place as quickly as possible. The protocol must be consulted upon and developed in partnership with all schools in its area. Once the protocol has been agreed by the majority of schools in its area, all admission authorities must participate in it. A... More
    Closed 12 July 2024
  • Narborough Road

    Leicester City Council will be carrying out pavement improvement works on Narborough Road (Briton Street to Norman Street - outbound side). The aim of the works is to improve the overall quality of the pavement, make the relevant section more pedestrian-friendly, and tackle any drainage problems. This work will be similar to recent pavement improvements carried out in the area. There is a tree located in the proposed work area which needs to be removed due to the severity... More
    Closed 24 June 2024
  • Leading Better Lives

    Have your say on helping people to lead better lives At Leicester City Council, we want everyone with care and support needs to be able to live the life they want to live, doing what is important to them, in good homes and in caring communities. But we know that, to do this, they need more than adult social care and support. We want to understand if there are better ways of providing advice and support. And we think that improving information and... More
    Closed 23 June 2024
  • Children, Young People and Families Centres

    Due to ongoing reductions in government funding, the city council is considering a number of measures to help reduce costs in a bid to meet current and future budgetary requirements. This includes changes to, and possible reduction or withdrawal of, some services (subject of course to legal constraints). This consultation forms part of that process. All service areas are being affected by these budget cuts. The council's recent Fundamental Budget Review for 2024 requires annual savings... More
    Closed 9 June 2024
  • Woodgate artwork

    As part of the TCF A50 improvements works in and around the FiveWays junction on Groby Road, we have erected wooden hoardings to cover the old brick wall opposite the Woodgate Resources Centre to help improve the overall appearance and feel of the area. The next stage of the process will be to install a specially commissioned mural on the hoardings. Local street art specialists Graffwerks have come up with three designs that we'd like your views on. We will install the most popular... More
    Closed 26 May 2024
  • Proposed 20mph Zone - Evington Valley Area

    Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph, and install traffic calming measures, on streets in the area around Evington Valley and Mayflower Schools More
    Closed 20 May 2024
  • Proposed 20mph Zone - Catherine Schools Area

    Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph, and install traffic calming measures, on streets in the area around Catherine Infant and Junior Schools More
    Closed 30 April 2024
  • Taxi vehicle age

    Local councils license hackney carriages and private hire vehicles. Each council sets its own pre-licensing requirements in order to be satisfied that a vehicle is suitable to be licensed, with the focus being on public safety. The number of hackney carriages has been in decline in Leicester for some time due to a number of factors, one of which is the cost of buying a suitable vehicle. Trade representatives say that there are very few affordable hackney carriages available on the... More
    Closed 25 February 2024
  • Knighton Village Conservation Area review

    Leicester City Council would like to hear your views on our draft character appraisal and management plan for the Knighton Village conservation area. We've proposed to increase the size of the conservation area to include properties to the north and west of the existing boundary. It is also proposed to introduce stricter planning controls within the area through the introduction of an Article 4 Direction. A drop-in event will take place on Thursday 25 January 2024 from 5pm... More
    Closed 22 February 2024
  • Rally Park improvements

    We have been awarded funding to improve Rally Park to make it more accessible and attractive for users. Our vision for Rally Park includes introducing new and improved footpaths, accessible park entrances for people of all abilities, cycle tracks, and additional seating, lighting, and vegetation to improve safety and enjoyment. We want to give residents the freedom of choice to walk, wheel, or cycle for everyday trips, particularly schoolchildren, commuters, and families... More
    Closed 9 February 2024
  • Tackling the climate emergency in Leicester

    Leicester City Council would like to hear your views to help us develop our work on climate change. We’ll use your feedback to help us finalise our new Climate Emergency Action Plan, and to develop how we support and encourage action by individuals and organisations in Leicester. We’ve provided two sets of questions. The first set focuses on what individuals and organisations locally are doing about climate change and things discouraging them from doing more. It will help us... More
    Closed 28 January 2024
  • Council Tax - empty properties and second homes

    There is a shortage of housing in Leicester, which is one of the fasting growing cities in England. As part of preparing our local plan, a need for 39,000 new homes was identified for the period 2020 to 2036. We have around 5,000 households approaching the council each year because they are at risk of homelessness. 6,000 households have applied to the council for housing. In this context, we want to see as many empty homes as possible made available for occupation. We would like your... More
    Closed 23 January 2024
  • HOP survey

    Leicester City Council introduced the HOP! city centre circular free bus service on 3 April 2023 for an 18 month trial period. The aims of the service have been to: Improve accessibility from bus stops and bus/rail stations to key places around the city centre Provide free, accessible travel for all users Operate a frequent, quick and reliable service We'd like to hear your views on the service, and whether we need to change anything to improve it (specifically, we'd... More
    Closed 31 December 2023
  • Published Admissions Number

    Birth rates in Leicester have fallen considerably in recent years and were 25% lower in the 2020/21 academic year compared to the number of births in 2010/11. The impact of this is starting to show in school place applications, with much lower pupil numbers in the early primary year groups than in later years. This trend is forecast to continue in the coming years. Leicester City Council is responsible for setting the admission arrangements for all of its mainstream community and... More
    Closed 13 December 2023
  • Council tenants survey

    Leicester City Council manages around 21,500 properties (both tenanted and leasehold) across the city. This includes council houses, flats, maisonettes and bungalows (this accounts for one in six homes in Leicester). The Housing Division is required to undertake a tenant perception survey of satisfaction so that we can provide the results to the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) in April 2024 and every year thereafter. The Regulator of Social Housing sets the format and questions for... More
    Closed 8 December 2023
  • 20mph Zone - Wolsey House School Area

    Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on streets in the Wolsey House School area. More
    Closed 27 November 2023
  • 20mph Zone - Osmaston Road area

    Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on streets in the Osmaston Road area. More
    Closed 27 November 2023
  • 20mph Zone - Calver Hey Road Area

    Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on streets in the Calver Hey area. More
    Closed 27 November 2023
  • 20mph zone - Frolesworth Road area

    Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on streets in the Frolesworth Road area. More
    Closed 20 November 2023
  • Proposed 20mph Zone - Braunstone Frith School Area

    Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on streets in the Braunstone Frith area. More
    Closed 20 November 2023
  • Allotments survey 2023

    As someone who holds an allotment, we would like to find out a little more about you and how you feel about the service that's provided. We would be grateful if you could spend a few moments completing this survey, which would help us to plan and prioritise future services across our allotments. More
    Closed 3 November 2023
  • Allotments survey

    As someone who holds an allotment, we would like to find out a little more about you and how you feel about the service provided. We would be grateful if you could spend a few moments completing this survey, which would help us to plan and prioritise our services better in the future. More
    Closed 29 October 2023
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