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Pupils 'reclaim road' outside South Yorkshire school

Parents are being encouraged to find healthier ways to get to school Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Pupils 'reclaimed the road' outside their school in South Yorkshire today.

Barnsley Council temporarily closed the road outside West Meadows Primary in Hoyland to highlight traffic pollution Credit: ITV Yorkshire

For the first time ever Barnsley Council temporarily closed the road outside West Meadows Primary in Hoyland to highlight traffic pollution.

Parents are being encouraged to choose healthier ways of getting to school.

The council say they may repeat the experiment.

Councillor Roy Miller, Barnsley Council