Komedia was the unlikely setting for the 3rd in a series of events organised by our local MP to improve the understanding on Transport and Air Pollution issues in Bath and give participants the chance to share their thoughts and concerns. We were grateful to CRA committee member Nigel Sherwen and his wife for attending … Continue reading Wera Hobhouse at the Komedia
Keep an eye out for these beauties as well- Banded Demoiselles and Beautiful Demoiselles two types of Damselflies that you will see near rivers. They are absolutely stunning to watch. This update from the British Dragonflies organisation 'British Demoiselles - not American tourists With June being the start of their flight season, we're receiving … Continue reading And Demoiselles
Anyone else notice these wonderful guests? The Swifts are back and the youngsters are in the nest. John recently had a visit from Stewart Owen, from the Bath and Local RSPB group to learn more about our wonderful swifts see: Bath Local RSPB group Report. Providing a home for the returning swifts is one of … Continue reading Swifts, Bats and Badgers in our garden!
Well, we might have to... with the impending CAZ which we continue to support. Here is an exciting 'blue sky' thinking exhibition which is part of Fringe Arts Bath and is now on downstairs at at 21, 22 and 23 Milsom Place, Bath BA1 1BZ For more details click here. The curator is Transition Larkhall's … Continue reading #getoutofyourcar
Here's an open invitation from Wera Hobhouse. More details are here. Members of the CRA Committee will be there. This promises to bring some fresh thinking and expertise to bear on Bath’s air pollution issues which the High Court have mandated the Council to finalise in their Clean Air Plan by the end of the year. … Continue reading Tickets for Wera’s transport and air pollution conference are still available
We could save 17,000 fossil fuelled journey per day - that's a 41% reduction. In our view this is a great vision - it's now just about putting the right carrot and stick measures to get it going. The proposed CAZ would be a great impetus for this. Click here for the detail of the story...
One of our committee members picked out this piece from Saturday's Guardian. One study suggests that nearly 60% of the UK’s population live in areas where air pollution is above the legal limit. The end result is staggering: 40,000 early deaths every year in the UK. In London, this makes air pollution the second-biggest health risk, … Continue reading Poor air quality worse threat than alcohol or obesity