We're always working hard to fulfill the ambitious promises of the Green City Charter. This page brings together all the latest news stories so you can keep track of what we're doing. 

Green City latest news

Celebrating 25 years of Trees for Life

Summary: Over 60 families joined us on Saturday 23 November to celebrate the births of babies across the city this year

Southampton goes green

Summary: From Tuesday 1 October 2019, Southampton City Council commercial buildings will be using 100% green electricity.

100 free trees for Southampton

Summary: Citizen Energy, an energy provider set up by Southampton City Council, has kick-started its campaign to plant 100 trees in Southampton by donating free trees to local schools and community groups. 

Works start at Mansel Park

Summary: Southampton City Council has begun work to rejuvenate the play area at Mansel Park in Millbrook. The improvements will create a new and improved space for families to spend time together and be active.

New living wall

Summary: A new 'living wall' is set to be installed on Millbrook Roundabout, the first of its kind in the UK.

You can also read archived news from 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016