Get updates here on selected items of news and view relevant to clean air in Bishopson. This treatment complements what you'll find via our social media feeds. Disclaimer! we are not pretending to offer a comprehensive news service on clean air! but other sections of this site point you to further information and definitive sources...

clean air children59 schools were monitored for nitrogen dioxide levels by Bristol City Council in 2018. The results for these are due to be published in the next few weeks.

schools air pollutionThese examples of primary schools acting to reduce the levels of car induced air pollution in the vicinity of their school should encourage others to deal with this UK wide problem.

bristol busesFree bus travel is already available in around 100 towns and cities worldwide, including more than 30 in the USA and 20 in France. Our present UK deregulated bus services based on making profits means comprehensive and coordinated services are unlikely to ever be achieved.

child breathingThe fact that more UK children suffer from respiratory conditions than anywhere else in Europe must surely be linked to our cities' high levels of air pollution.

car pollutionThangam Debonnaire makes clear in her latest blog how disappointed she is in BCC's tardiness in deciding on and implementing policies that can begin to deal with Bristol's poor air quality - and how she would be willing to offer any help she can to BCC to expedite this.

Space for Cycling ride 2014 flickr.comphotossamsaunders14207776955Sustrans has just released a report 'Transforming Cities: The potential of everyday cycling'.

Bearpit Graffiti 1If you want to find out more about the health dangers of breathing the ever increasing levels of air pollution in our city, Medact are organising an evening event on this issue, details of which can be found here.

Smog over Bristol Bristol has missed its governmental deadline and has still to present its plans for improving its air quality. All the more reason to support and get involved with CAB in pushing for local and Bristol wide action from BCC. Read more on the tardy efforts of the Council here

CAB logo CopyBack in 2017, concerns over air quality issues in Bishopston led to the formation of the campaign group, Clean Air Bishopston (CAB), in partnership with Sustainable Bishopston, Bristol Walking Alliance and others including local councillors.

air pollBristol and Air quality news. No vehicle idling zones: at a recent Full Council meeting, a LibDem motion was passed to implement zones where switching off idling engines is enforced to reduce air pollution.

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