Congestion charge being considered in Wales amid concern over pollution

A type of congestion charge is being considered in Wales to help tackle traffic levels as concern grows over pollution levels. Cardiff Council has said public transport improvements, such as £1 bus fares on key routes, needed to be in place before the introduction of any payment, reports the BBC. There are no details related […]

Air quality summit planned for Suffolk

The state of air quality across the county of Suffolk and measures to help improve the situation are on the agenda at a air quality summit, due to take place in January. Suffolk County Council’s Conservative leader Matthew Hicks said it was “a long-term priority for public health looking at air quality, and the summit […]

Oxford City Council welcomes tougher WHO guidelines on air quality levels

Oxford City Council has welcomed new World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines which recommends stricter limits on the safe level of air pollutants. The Council has also written to the UK Government to recommend adoption of the new guidelines as a matter of urgency. The new guidelines, which have been updated for the first time since 2006, provide […]


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