Winchester councillor asks for more action on air quality around city-centre streets

A Winchester city councillor is pressing for more effort to clean up air quality around city centre streets. Cllr Charles Radcliffe says greater attention should be paid to new international standards produced by the World Health Organization for air pollution from traffic. Currently air quality is measured against the much weaker British Government measures, reports […]

Air pollution in Winchester falls below pre-pandemic levels

Air pollution in Winchester has fallen below pre-pandemic levels, according to the council. Although the number of cars coming into the city is back to pre-pandemic levels the morning and evening rush hours are now less intense, reducing pollution. Cllr Martin Tod, Cabinet member for economic recovery, told full Council: “Car parking and traffic levels […]


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