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March 2, 2018, No comments

The Green Party launched their clean air campaign, Breathing Cities, in Windrush Square last Saturday. Caroline Russell, Green Party London Assembly Member, said that Brixton Road, as London’s most polluted […]

Brixton Road breaches annual air pollution limit in one month

January 30, 2018, 1 Comment

Writing in the Brixton Bugle earlier this month Mums for Lungs, the grassroots air pollution campaign said air pollution on the Brixon Road although b ...

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Council ready to go ahead with £40 diesel parking surcharge

October 31, 2017, Comments Off on Council ready to go ahead with £40 diesel parking surcharge

Lambeth council has finalised plans to charge owners of certain diesel vehicles an extra £40 a year for a resident’s parking permit. Vehicles that ...

Pollution protest on the Brixton Road

Sorry … But we had to act over the deadly pollution in Brixton

October 5, 2017, 2 Comments

Local resident Jemima Hartshorn, founder of Mums for Lungs, explains why she joined others to block Brixton Road last month. First of all, I would lik ...

  • Brixton orchard takes root
    August 10, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton orchard takes root

    Back in March some of us were sceptical about planting fruit trees next one of Brixton’s most polluted traffic hubs, the St Matthews one way system. But in five short […]

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    Council plans £40 extra parking charge for some diesels
    July 27, 2017, Comments Off on Council plans £40 extra parking charge for some diesels

    Lambeth council is to consult on a plan to charge residents £40 a year more to park some diesel vehicles. In a full year, the diesel surcharge would raise about […]

  • Santander bike in front of Bowie mural
    200 hire bikes for Brixton
    July 7, 2017, Comments Off on 200 hire bikes for Brixton

    Up to 200 Santander Cycles (formerly “Boris/Barclays bikes”) are to be available at seven docking stations in Brixton. Their exact locations will be confirmed later this year. The nearest hire-and-ride bikes to […]