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  • 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
    Opened 13 December 2023
  • 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
    Opened 12 December 2023
  • 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
    Opened 20 November 2023
  • 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
    Opened 7 November 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
    Opened 6 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
    Opened 6 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
    Opened 3 November 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
    Opened 1 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
    Opened 27 October 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
    Opened 27 October 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
    Opened 2 October 2023
  • Community Services and Library Needs Assessment 2023 – Young People’s Survey

    Select ‘Take the survey’ below to tell us what you think about our libraries. We want to hear the views of young people about the city's libraries. The small print The answers you give to the questions in this survey will only be used to help us get an idea of how you use our community centres and libraries. You can find out about how we manage personal data on our website . We are working with Activist Group to understand everyone’s answers to our survey questions.... More
    Opened 25 September 2023
  • Community growing survey

    We would like to hear your views on developing community growing schemes for residents, either as individuals or as part of a group. These can involve growing fruit and vegetables in a variety of spaces, ranging from informal small areas to larger areas, usually in specific spaces set aside for growing. This survey is part of our review of allotments and community growing in the city, which aims to provide access to land for residents who would like to grow fruit and vegetables in a... More
    Opened 21 August 2023
  • Swithland Avenue 20mph zone

    Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on streets in the Swithland Avenue area. More
    Opened 31 July 2023
  • Cultural and Creative Industries Strategy

    Leicester City Council and its partners (De Montfort University, University of Leicester and Arts Council England) appointed consultants The Fifth Sector in November 2022 to help develop and shape a cultural and creative industries strategy for Leicester. The purpose of the strategy is to help the city raise its collective ambition, create a compelling vision for what it can become and guide priorities for the next five years, 2023-2027. This is an opportunity to comment on the... More
    Opened 31 July 2023
  • Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland's Living Well with Dementia Strategy 2024-2028

    We want to hear your views on the draft Living Well with Dementia Strategy 2024-2028. Supporting and helping those living with dementia and their carers remains a priority for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland’s (LLR) health and social care organisations. We want the wellbeing and quality of life for every person with dementia to be uppermost in the minds of all health and social care professionals. The strategy is for everyone affected by dementia –... More
    Opened 17 July 2023
  • 20mph Zone - Stokes Drive Area

    Leicester City Council is proposing to change the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph on streets in the Stokes Drive area. More
    Opened 11 July 2023
  • Apprenticeship Graduation 2023

    This year's Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony was held on Friday 30 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
    Opened 29 June 2023
  • Carer support service – carers' survey

    Carers UK estimate that every year, 4.3 million people become unpaid carers – that’s 12,000 people each day. Leicester City Council wants to understand the experiences of carers living in the city as we look to commission our next carer support service contract which will begin on 1 July 2024. By taking a few minutes to tell us your views, you will be helping to ensure that the service we commission will offer the right support... More
    Opened 5 June 2023
  • Leicester's Drug Strategy Consultation

    We would like to hear your views on the new Leicester Drug Strategy 2023-2027. This strategy aims to improve prevention, treatment, recovery and harm-reduction whilst prioritising partnership in terms of the causes and consequence of drug use. It celebrates the successes we have already achieved, highlights the current work that is being performed whilst outlining the priorities for the next five years to improve the drug use outcomes for residents in Leicester. All priorities for... More
    Opened 5 June 2023
  • Carer support service – partners' and professionals' survey

    This survey is for anyone whose role brings them in touch with any informal unpaid carer who looks after or provides support with day to day living tasks or personal care to a family member, partner or friend (in Leicester) who could not manage without their support. The person they look after could be ill, frail, disabled, have poor mental health or a substance or alcohol misuse problem. Leicester City Council wants to understand the experiences of carers living... More
    Opened 5 June 2023
  • Are you a carer?

    Even if you don't consider yourself to be a carer, you may still be carrying out caring responsibilities which means support is available to you. More
    Opened 5 June 2023
  • District heating tenancy change

    We are seeking comments on proposals to amend the council's tenancy agreement with tenants and leaseholders connected to the city's district heating network. The proposed amends involve the installation of meters to properties using district heating to ensure tenants and leaseholders only pay for the fuel they use, rather than paying a fixed cost regardless of how much fuel is used (as is currently the case). More
    Opened 26 May 2023
  • Meadow Gardens survey

    We would like to hear your views on proposals to transform part of Meadow Gardens into a new residents' social garden. The proposal is part of an initiative called 'The Social Garden Transformation Project’, which aims to make existing outdoor communal areas more attractive and appealing to residents. One of the key aims of the project is to make these shared spaces more accessible and suitable for socialising and relaxing in a safe and secure environment. ... More
    Opened 15 May 2023
  • Woodburning survey

    This survey looks at the use of residential woodburning stoves and open fires in Leicester, and includes questions about the equipment being used and its purpose, the type of fuel(s) burnt, and whether the use of equipment and fuel has changed over the past 12 months. Other questions relate to the recent ‘Think Before You Burn’ awareness campaign, which focused on the health and environmental impacts of particulate pollution from woodburning. At present there is only limited... More
    Opened 8 May 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
    Opened 20 March 2023
  • Local Safety Scheme - Narborough Road/Ashleigh Road/Stuart Street

    As a result of road traffic collisions, Leicester City Council is proposing to introduce measures aimed at reducing the number of accidents on Narborough Road between Noel Street and Stuart Street. More
    Opened 16 March 2023
  • Sexual health services review

    Leicester City Council needs to procure the next sexual health services contract to begin on 1 April 2024. The current sexual health contract is jointly commissioned by Leicester City Council, Leicestershire County Council and Rutland County Council, and ends on 31 March 2024. The next contract will be commissioned solely by Leicester City Council, with Leicestershire and Rutland undertaking a separate process. We would like to hear your views on potential changes to the services and how... More
    Opened 14 March 2023
  • Cycle storage and amenity space design guidance consultation

    Leicester City Council aims to be one of the leading cycle cities across the country. The increase in cycling uptake has benefits to health, the environment and to travel costs. Provision of secure cycle parking is key to achieving this vision, to encourage more people to cycle and increasing security of cycle infrastructure. Economically, recent studies show that cycle parking contributes 5 times the retail spend per square metre in comparison to the same area for a car parking... More
    Opened 10 March 2023
  • Regulation 7 Public Consultation (To Let Boards)

    Leicester City Council received a number of complaints during the early and mid 2010s in relation to the display of ‘to let’ boards and their effect on the character and appearance of residential areas. The council understands the need to advertise properties that are available to rent but was concerned about the large number of ‘to let’ boards for residential properties in some areas and looked at more effective ways of controlling them. The display of ‘to let’ boards... More
    Opened 8 March 2023
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