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Results for the tag: air pollution

Cycling fatalities rose during first month of lockdown

While cycling blossomed during the first lockdown, so did the number of fatal accidents involving cyclists. Looking at accident figures over the years, it is clear that much needs to be done to bring the safety of cyclists to an acceptable level. The risks run by cyclists also include the damaging effects of inhaling vehicle emissions. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Russell Jacobs.

Posted 11:17 Friday, Nov 13, 2020 In: Transport Tags: air pollution cycling fatalities Ian Sier Nick Terdre Tim Godwin Turquoise PR

Burn ‘clean’ and improve air quality

Residents who burn wood or other solid fuels to heat their homes will be encouraged to cut down their use or switch to less polluting alternatives under a project running across Sussex. A message delivered on behalf of Sussex Air.

Posted 10:11 Friday, Jun 14, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: air pollution clean air Clean Burn Sussex Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs Nadeem Shad

Julia Hilton selected as Green candidate

The line-up of parliamentary candidates for Hastings and Rye is now complete – unless Ukip against expectation put up a candidate – with Julia Hilton’s selection to represent the Green Party. Nick Terdre reports.

Court challenge to QGR over air pollution fails

Local activist Gabriel Carlyle this week sought to have the planning permission for Sea Change Sussex’s Queensway Gateway road overturned on air pollution grounds, but the High Court refused to accept his case. Nick Terdre reports.

Petition launched to halt road construction due to excessive air pollution levels

Combe Haven Defenders have launched a petition calling for construction of Sea Change Sussex’s Queensway Gateway Road to be suspended while a potentially serious breach of air pollution limits is investigated. Nick Terdre reports.

Second legal challenge is mounted against Queensway Gateway Road go-ahead

Gabriel Carlyle, who is based in Hastings, is once again challenging the Queensway Gateway Road, the project of Sea Change Sussex – and once again, his challenge is on the grounds of air pollution. Air pollution – a hot issue at the moment. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 13:56 Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: air pollution Emily Johns Gabriel Carlyle Hollington Valley legal air pollution limits Liz Truss Queensway Gateway Road Royal College of Physicians SeaChange Sussex

Road go-ahead a flawed decision, say opponents

The ”very serious issue of air pollution” was left on one side by the planning committee when it granted permission for construction of the Queensway Gateway road, say opponents Combe Haven Defenders. Nick Terdre reports.

YOU MUST BE CHOKING campaigners Photo CHDs

Queensway Gateway Road application


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