houses. New factories. New population trends. New everything in
fact will be to the fore just twenty years from now.
Winstone sees changing times
Paul Winstone from Leicester City Council monitors population trends
to help plan the facilities we'll need. Our population is growing,
ageing and becoming even more diverse. Hear
Wind turbines and roof tiles that make electricity already feature
at Tony Marmont's Charnwood Forest home. Tony believes that by 2020
we could get rid of huge power stations altogether. Take
a visit to his place.
Tomie's green vision
Hamilton is already established and growing. Next in line is Ashton
Green an eco village on the northern edge of Leicester close to
Beaumont Leys. Ian
Tomie tells us why we still have to develop on green fields.
Will we be going into space for our holidays? Just a century after
Thomas Cook organised the first day trips from Leicester to Loughborough,
Dr Alex Barnett
from the National Space Centre in Leicester thinks we just might.
Already over a million trees have been planted in the National Forest
and by 2020 they will be starting to reach maturity. Mike
Ballantyre tells us what it will be like.
do you think will happen in the next 20 years? Why
not tell us of your hopes and fears