Public meeting on air quality in Bishopston

SB and The Bishopston Society are hosting a public meeting on air quality (air pollution) in our neighbourhood. This subject has been increasingly visible in the press in recent months but there’s still huge gaps in our understanding and few signs of any decisive action locally or nationally to tackle the problem. Please come and […]

Bishopston Air Quality – What Could We Do?

I’ve been concerned about air pollution (around Gloucester Road and generally around Bristol) and its effects on everyone’s health. I have some ideas about what we could do to change things and there’s a possibility of some funding from Bristol Green Capital to make it happen – this article outlines some of my thoughts. Get […]

Air pollution from vehicles – what can be done?

Most of the street-level air pollution in urban Bristol is understood to come from vehicle exhausts. The obvious collusion is that fewer vehicle journeys means less pollution. I wouldn’t dispute this (more later) but it’s hard to achieve. So what else could be done? Here’s some ideas (let us know yours):

Target the most polluting […]

Air Quality In Bristol – Time to stop breathing? A presentation by Steve Crawshaw and Dr Angela Raffle

Some of us attended this event from Bristol Civic Society, a presentation by Steve Crawshaw (Bristol City Council) and Dr Angela Raffle (Public Health Consultant)on 8th October 2014.