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
In response to the proposals for a Clean Air Zone to be formed around central Bath, which were released on the 6th April and our attendance at the subsequent briefing, the Committee of the CRA have agreed the following statement. Response to the Breathe2021 Briefing at BRLSI on 190418 In essence, this is a … Continue reading BreATHe2021 – our response
As the council continues to work on the modelling for the proposed 'Clean Air Zone' (CAZ) it has announced today that it is now undertaking a statistical survey among a panel of 1,100 people who currently drive non-compliant cars in the city asking about the impact of charges ranging from £3 to £13 should the … Continue reading CAZ charging update from B&NES