The Environment Agency are investigating how the stream off the River Frome came to be polluted.Read the full story ›
One of two clean air plans to be presented to Cabinet next week could see diesel cars banned from the city centre between 7am and 3pmRead the full story ›
According to the new survey from INRIX, it's quicker to cycle in the city than drive or catch the bus.Read the full story ›
Bath's congestion is well documented and a conference has been held in the city to investigate if trams could be the solution.Read the full story ›
Bristol could get a congestion style zone in the city centre to help improve the air qualityRead the full story ›
Bath is one of the worst areas in the country for air quality and fumes from vehicles are often above legal limits.Read the full story ›
A new campaign titled 'The Final Straw Cornwall' is aiming to prevent further plastic pollution in the county.Read the full story ›
A fleet of more than 100 low-emission buses powered by bio-methane could run in the Bristol area by 2019 thanks to a £4.8m government grantRead the full story ›
Council leaders are set to approve plans which could lead to charging polluting vehicles to enter Bristol.
Pollution levels in some parts of the city are now double the recommended national limits.
Cabinet members will vote this afternoon on four options for clean air zones, with a final decision expected next year.
The council has launched a joint 'clean air zone' feasibly study with South Gloucestershire Council.
Once complete next year, the study will inform the action plan which could see the introduction of a London-style congestion zone.
The latest council report recommends that Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees approves the development of a clean air zone for Bristol and applies for additional funding to create an action plan.
There is a warning that pollution in our towns and cities is risking the health of some of their most vulnerable residents.Read the full story ›