One in three NHS patients exposed to 'dirty air' while visiting GP

Air pollution data monitoring levels of particulate matter (PM2.5) outside GP practices in the UK show nearly one in three NHS patients are attendi

£1 million spent on clearing up litter from woods

The cost of clearing up fly-tipping and littering from the UK’s woods has soared to over £1 million over the last five years.

Cycling progress could prevent life-threatening illnesses

More than one billion cycling trips would take place in 2040 in seven major cities if cycling rates doubled by 2025.

Cambridge signs the Oxford Charter for Cleaner Air

Cambridge City Council has become the latest council to sign up to the Oxford Charter for Cleaner Air.

Bathnes and Bristol award contract to manage litter

Bath and North East Somerset has awarded a new Environmental Crime contract that will see specialist officers tackle litter on the streets.

Government likely to miss cycling and walking targets

The government is in serious danger of missing its targets to increase levels of cycling and walking in England.

£1 million Coastal Revival Fund helping 23 projects

Coastal heritage sites are set to be saved as a total of 23 projects are to receive a share of almost £1 million from the Coastal Revival Fund.

Traffic monitoring exercise to take place in Liverpool

For a week in February, a large traffic monitoring exercise is to be carried out in Liverpool as part of the council’s city-wide air quality

First carbon neutral city aim for Nottingham

Nottingham City Council has set itself an ambitious target to become the first carbon neutral city in the UK.

Clean Air Charging Zone gets green light in Leeds

Leeds City Council has been given more than £29 million in funding from the government to implement a Clean Air Charging Zone in the city.

Tech to improve Oxford’s roads and promote cycling

Oxfordshire County Council’s Smart City initiative is developing plans for new technology to identify crumbling road surfaces more quickly.

Coventry City Council slowest in UK to fill potholes

New research from the RAC Foundation has found that Coventry City Council has the longest response time in Britain for filling in serious potholes.

Updated proposals for a Zero Emission Zone in Oxford

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have published updated proposals for a Zero Emission Zone in the city centre.

Local flood management consultation begins

James Brokenshire has welcomed a consultation on increasing local funding for flood and coastal erosion management and is keen to hear ideas.

Clean Air Strategy consultation for Birmingham

Birmingham City Council wants to launch a ‘Clean Air Strategy for the City of Birmingham’ which goes beyond its legal duties to tackle air pollution.

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