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.
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Summary: Southampton City Council is recognising goals reached as part of its Green City Plan, launched in March 2020
Summary: People in Portsmouth and Southampton will be able to rent an e-scooter to allow people access a sustainable and socially distanced mode of travel
Summary: Work is now complete on the Daisy Dip play area in Swaythling ready for spring and summer
Summary: Work to reduce carbon emissions at three of the council’s buildings are set to commence
Summary: The MUGA will be a dedicated facility for people to play sport in the city centre all year round and is free for anyone to use
Summary: New electric street sweeper vehicles join the fleet
Summary: Funding will help to further the council’s commitment to ensuring council owned and occupied buildings will be carbon neutral by 2030
Summary: Southampton City Council has launched a second consultation to determine new bus lane access restrictions intended to help improve air quality in the city.
Summary: The reduction in road traffic has seen lower levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) recorded during this time.
Summary: Central Parks, St James’s Park and Riverside Park have received the prestigious Green Flag Award this year.
Summary: Heavy fines or prosecutions for dumping rubbish.
Summary: New greener, lower emission vehicles to replace older models.
Summary: Southampton City Council has recently added 24 electric vans to its City Services fleet.
Summary: An Environmental Enforcement Service with the power to issue Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) will now start patrolling the city in order to tackle the issue of littering.
Summary: The new solar power compactor bins have display panels featuring our eye-catching new anti-littering campaign artwork.
Summary: The plan outlines measures to support safe and active travel as the city gets moving again.
Summary: The Living Wall at Millbrook roundabout has come into bloom.
Summary: Over 60 trees have been distributed to help 'green Southampton'.
Summary: The plan sets out an ambitious vision for a cleaner, greener, healthier and more sustainable council.
Summary: Over 60 families joined us on Saturday 23 November 2019 to celebrate the births of babies across the city this year.
Summary: From Tuesday 1 October 2019, Southampton City Council commercial buildings will be using 100% green electricity.
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.
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.
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.