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

Local schools and community groups plant free trees donated by CitizEn Energy

Summary: Over 60 trees have been distributed to help 'green Southampton'.

Southampton City Council has announced the publication of its Green City Plan 2030

Summary: The plan sets out an ambitious vision for a cleaner, greener, healthier and more sustainable council.

24% of Southampton residents switched energy provider last year

Summary: More people are switching to green suppliers, like CitizEn Energy.

Celebrating 25 years of Trees for Life

Summary: Over 60 families joined us on Saturday 23 November 2019 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