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Councils' £756m parking charges surplus represents 9% rise - study

Some 756 million pounds was generated from parking by local authorities in England during the 2015/16 financial year, research found

The surplus produced from council parking operations in England rose by 9% over the past year, according to a new study.

12:14am Friday 9 December 2016

Health experts propose variable speed limits on motorways to cut pollution

Variable speed limits could help reduce air pollution, health experts said

Variable speed limits and average speed checks should be put in place across England's motorway network in a bid to cut down on air pollution, health experts have said

12:23am Thursday 1 December 2016

Mayor Sadiq Khan issues air quality alerts across London

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan issued the warnings for the first time at bus stops, Tube stations and roadsides in the capital

Air quality alerts were issued across London ahead of the evening rush hour.

5:06pm Thursday 1 December 2016

London mayor urges VW to 'fully compensate' capital over emissions scandal

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has written to Volkswagen over the so-called dieselgate scandal

The Mayor of London has written to Volkswagen imploring the car giant to "fully compensate" the capital's residents affected by the emissions scandal.

10:19pm Sunday 20 November 2016

Parky at the Pictures (DVD 24/11/2016)

Reviews of Behemoth; Cemetery of Splendour; The Fencer; The Wait; and Chevalier

7:30am Thursday 24 November 2016

Campaigners fight Government over 'failure to tackle air pollution crisis'

ClientEarth says it is going back to court to fight the Government over its continuing 'failure to tackle the national air pollution crisis'

A new legal challenge starts against the Government today over air pollution levels.

7:49am Tuesday 18 October 2016

Air pollution and vitamin D deficiency linked to dementia

Air pollution is one of the environmental factors that may be associated with dementia

Air pollution, unpure water and vitamin D deficiency are all included in a shortlist of environmental risk factors for dementia.

4:32am Wednesday 12 October 2016

Theresa May shrugs off Heathrow air pollution warnings amid Tory revolt

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the decision was the "right thing for the whole country", but accepted it would be hard for those living near the airport

Theresa May has insisted Heathrow Airport can be expanded without breaching legal limits on air pollution as she sought to head off a damaging revolt from grassroots Tories.

12:13am Wednesday 26 October 2016

New Heathrow runway wouldn't flout pollution laws, study suggests

The independent study is said to have measured poisonous nitrogen dioxide levels using 40 sensors in and around Heathrow

Research has suggested a new runway could be built at Heathrow without breaking pollution laws, it has been reported.

7:57am Thursday 6 October 2016

Study links blood pressure risk to traffic noise

The European Heart Journal study found traffic noise was associated with an increase in hypertension cases

People living near noisy roads could have a bigger risk of high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

12:14am Tuesday 25 October 2016
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