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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...

urban cyclingYes, it's going to cost a lot, but Manchester council are about to give cycling in their city a huge boost. And this will surely have a significant effect on improving their air quality. A big lesson to be learnt here by BCC.

children air pollutionChildren living in urban areas of Bristol will have inhaled the equivalent of around 1000 cigarettes since Marvin Rees became Bristol’s Mayor.

That must surely be the most telling notion we came away with at the end of the first public meeting held by Clean Air Bishopston (CAB) on 21st June, Clean Air Day.

cleanairdayEveryone is invited to make a clean air pledge and come to a "community call-out", on 21st June, 6-7pm, at Boston Tea Party, Gloucester Road, followed by a clean air walk.

cyclistsMore and more Bristol people are taking to their bikes to move around the city. Surprisingly perhaps, cyclists are less exposed to air pollution than car drivers because the latter group is continuously breathing air pulled directly into the car's air conditioning from the car in front. Find out more about the large increase in cyclists here: Bristol cyclists

pdfDownload the Clean Air Day Bishopston poster then share it with your friends and family, display it in your window, share on social media,.......

Bristol air pollution 01The consultation, published on 29th May by the government’s Joint Air Quality Unit (JAQU) seeks views on measures that the ‘third wave’ of councils could take to address nitrogen dioxide emissions under the government’s NO2 plan .

airapparentA local workshop has been organised in conjunction with Clean Air Bishopston at which air quality monitoring sensors will be built and kept by the participants.

cazmap1Options for a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) for Bristol have been published, and a major awareness campaign launched by the Council, but it's not yet clear whether we'll benefit from cleaner air in Bishopston.

The Council are using the new branding "Clean Air for Bristol" for their campaign.

logofullThe “Clean Air Bishopston” project was launched today, 17 May 2018, as the notion that air pollution represents a “public health emergency” becomes increasingly accepted and drives people into action.

BristolWalkFest2018Walking your way to better health and cleaner air is a major theme in Bishopston through the month of May and beyond.

The Bristol Walkfest includes some brand new walking tours of Bishopston on 14th and 21st May, and Walk to School Week takes place between 21st and 25th May.

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