The city council commissions services to support Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) groups and organisations in Leicester. Contracts are currently in place for the following services:
Supporting collaboration and guaranteeing a collective voice for the city’s Voluntary and...More
Taxis are an important part of Leicester's public transport system. Taxi drivers provide a valuable service to tens of thousands of people every year.
Taxi drivers licensed by Leicester City Council sign up to a Code of Conduct. They promise to keep to the Code, keep to licence conditions...More
The council’s Housing Register is a list of people who have applied for council housing and nominations from housing associations. A person’s priority position on the register is determined by their housing need.
The rules and the procedures that set out who can apply to go on the...More
We are proposing to close Braunstone Housing Office and relocate services to The BRITE centre.
The Housing department has recently completed an organisational review. As a result, there are now fewer staff working from Braunstone Housing Office, making it impractical to carry on running the...More
Government cuts in funding mean that the council has to make financial savings. One of the ways these savings can be made is to change the way we deliver services. This can mean a reduction in staffing levels and services, as well as changing the way we do things.
We need to understand how...More
Leicester City Council has prepared a sustainability appraisal scoping report for the emerging Leicester Local Plan. The new local plan will, in time, replace the Adopted Core Strategy and remaining saved 2006 City of Leicester Local Plan policies. It will set out the long-term...More
The city council's financial position is exceptionally severe as a result of the Government's spending cuts. The grant we receive from the Government has fallen by almost 50% since 2010 (after allowing for inflation) and further cuts have been announced for the next three years.
When we set the...More
Leicester City Council is proposed to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on the streets around Forest Lodge Primary School. To help reduce speeds and improve the safety of children attending the school, we are proposing to replace the existing poor quality speed cushions on Charnor Road...More
We are consulting to gauge the level of public awareness about New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) formerly known as ‘legal highs’ and the support to enforce controls on the use of NPS by giving the police additional powers through a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO).
This year’s Sportive was organised as part of the Castle Classic event for Ride Leicester Festival. We aim to repeat and expand the event again next year and appreciate your feedback to help make it better.
Leicester City Council is proposed to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on the streets around Whitehall Primary School Area. To help reduce speeds and improve the safety of children attending both Whitehall and Oaklands Schools, we are proposing to install speed cushions and a refuge...More
Leicester City Council is reorganising neighbourhood services across the city. This
includes libraries, community and youth centres and adult learning centres.
Significant cuts in government funding mean that we cannot continue to run services as we do now. But before making any proposals, in...More
Originally launched in 2012, the Leicester Economic Action Plan set out aims for job creation, inward investment and business support in the city up until 2020.
The economic action plan has helped guide and support the city’s growth since 2012, but it is now time to renew it and set out new...More
We are consulting on five proposals to re-configure our homeless services to ensure the most vulnerable receive the support they need. We want you to tell us what you think the impact may be of these proposals.
This online survey provides a summary of the options and an opportunity for you to...More
We all share the limited space in our road network and around our neighbourhoods, and we need to park our vehicles with consideration for others and our environment. We depend on well thought-out management of parking for our safety and quality of life.
The parking improvement action plan is...More
Changes are being considered to council tax reduction schemes (also known as council tax support schemes) across Leicester and Leicestershire.
This is a joint consultation involving a number of different councils across the region, inviting residents, businesses and others to submit their views...More
The optional garden waste service is available to households across Leicester. The service collects garden waste, such as leaves, twigs and grass cuttings, fortnightly on Mondays between March and October in green bins. The cost of the service is currently £30.
All local authorities are required to review and assess local childcare services. As part of our current assessment we would like Leicester families to tell us about their childcare needs. This will help us work with childcare service providers to ensure high quality childcare services are...More
We are consulting on three issues:
We are considering making changes to the current age policy for hackney carriages and private hire vehicles because we are concerned that many of the older vehicles are not being maintained to a suitable standard.
We are looking at whether or...More
Community consultation is required to ascertain public support for Leicester City Council and Leicestershire Police to continue to enforce dog fouling and control issues within the city.
The current legislation, The Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005, The Dog Control Orders used by...More
Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on the streets around the Northfields Area. This includes the residential streets around Northfields House Primary School.
Leicester’s ‘Golden Mile’ on Belgrave Road and Melton Road is home to a wonderful selection of shops, restaurants and other services. The area attracts people from all over the country. However, this part of the city is heavily dominated by traffic, resulting in congestion and inconvenience...More
St George’s Churchyard is one the largest green spaces in the city centre. At the moment it is an underutilised space that the city council wishes to transform into an open, public space for all to enjoy.
This will enhance a key gateway from the railway station into the Cultural Quarter...More
Leiceste City Council is working closely with the Cultural Quarter Association, Curve, Phoenix, and others to accelerate the development of the Cultural Quarter and promote the area as a home for arts and creative industries with a national reputation.
We are consulting on the draft Action Plan...More
Your local council services are changing. We are working with local people and communities to make sure these services meet future needs. Initially, we want to find out more about the buildings and services people use in the north east area of Leicester.
Download map for details of...More
Leicester City Council is proposed to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on the streets around Fosse Primary School. In order to help reduce speeds and improve the safety of children around the school, it is proposed to install a single set of speed cushions on each of Balfour Street,...More
For background information please visit our Neighbourhood Planning page: http://www.leicester.gov.uk/your-council/policies-plans-and-strategies/planning-and-development/neighbourhood-planning/
Under the Localism Act 2011, local communities can produce Neighbourhood Plans, setting out...More
Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on Keyham Lane and the surrounding area around Keyham Lodge School. In addition, it is proposed to install speed cushions on Keyham Lane near to the school.