Southampton secures £500k to help residents stay warm this winter
Date: 15 January 2016
Summary: The Environment Centre (tEC) in partnership with Southampton City Council have been awarded £500K funding through the British Gas Energy Trust Healthy Homes Programme to help vulnerable residents across the city who are struggling to keep warm and well in their homes.
Proposals for exciting new 'natural play space' on Southampton Common approved
Date: 20 January 2016
Summary: Grassy mounds, tunnels, boulders, beaches, water play, playful planting, timber decking, a tree house and bridges – these are all things that could be incorporated into a brand-new nature play space proposed for Southampton Common.
Sky Ride returns to Southampton this weekend
Date: 8 June 2016
Summary: Sky Ride Southampton returns this weekend, with over 10,000 cyclists expected to descend on the city’s traffic-free route to make the most of all-things cycling.
Southampton parks named as some of the best in Britain
Date: 21 July 2016
Summary: Hinkler Green, Riverside Park, St. James Park and Central Parks have all been identified as some of the very best in the UK – and that’s official. The parks are among 1,686 parks and green spaces that will today receive a prestigious Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space.
Council staff saddle up for Cycle to Work Day
Date: 9 September 2016
Summary: Commuters in Southampton are being encouraged to leave their cars at home and get back in the saddle in support of National Cycle to Work Day on Wednesday 14 September 2016.
Recognition for city schools in Sustainable Travel Awards
Date: 3 November 2016
Summary: Four schools in Southampton have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to sustainable travel in the city.
Southampton's Clean Air Strategy gets the green light
Date: 16 November 2016
Summary: Southampton City Council has underlined its commitment to improving air quality in the city with the approval of a Clean Air Strategy by the council’s cabinet.