air pollution

Drop in cars on the school run in Plymouth as pupils choose to walk, cycle or scoot to school

Authored by Emma Cooke

There has been a significant reduction in cars being used on the school run at schools in Plymouth, following work carried out by walking and cycling charity Sustrans, in partnership with Plymouth City Council, as part of the Plymotion: Bike It Plus programme.

By the end of the last academic year, Plymotion school communities working with Sustrans saw a low of 36% of school journeys...

Polluted Postcards 2018

A new exhibition, never been seen before, Polluted Postcards. Putting perspective into the world we live in and the world we are creating. Featured works are from local and international artists selected from an open call.

This exhibition will take place in The Cells located at Devonport Guildhall.

Selected Artists: Mustafa Akman, Florien Allemeersch, Leslie Atkins, Ade Awofadeju, Oktaravianus Bakara, Roelof Bakker, Stephen Beer, Kirsty Benedict, Stéphane Billot, Walter van Broekhuizen, Russell Bruce-Youles, Mary Elizabeth Cantu, Laura Carvalho, Steve Chapman, Scarlett...

MP warns of air pollution risk to health

Authored by News Desk

Alison Seabeck MP has welcomed Labour’s commitment to protect people’s right to breathe clean air. Ms Seabeck has spoken out against the government’s inaction on air quality and welcomed the announcement that a Labour government will deliver a national framework for Low Emissions Zones.

Ms Seabeck said: “Air pollution causes 96 early deaths each year in Plymouth and 29,000 nationally...

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