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.
Our Green City latest news
Summary: Be part of the action at the Big Green Event on 30 July!
Summary: Unanimous backing was given to the Southampton National Park City project at a recent council meeting.
Summary: Southampton City Council are pleased to announce that we are jointly investing £350k with our partners Balfour Beatty into 'The Highways Service Partnership'.
Summary: Southampton's first Living Roof bus shelter, designed to support pollinating insects and enhance local biodiversity, has been unveiled to the public.
Summary: Southampton City Council has teamed up with Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust to form a new partnership that will deliver nature and environmental projects across the city.
Summary: Southampton City Council is seeking a supplier to help them deliver electric vehicle infrastructure capable of accommodating the future needs of our city.
Summary: Today sees the launch of a consultation on Southampton’s Green Grid which is being developed by Southampton City Council with assistance from the University of Southampton’s GeoData department.
Summary: Southampton Businesses could be eligible for grants up to £10,000 to make their ideas for green growth a reality.
Summary: The project has received recognition from The Green Organisation.
Summary: Work has begun to make Council buildings more energy efficient.
Summary: Relaunching Southampton Healthy Homes.
Summary: Published in the run up to COP26.
Summary: Late summer and winter cuts planned.
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.
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