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Nine London streets in ‘ultra-low emission’ vehicle scheme

Petrol, diesel and older hybrid cars have been banned from nine London streets in a “pioneering” scheme. Only electric cars, the newest hybrids, hydrogen vehicles and bikes or e-bikes will be allowed during the morning and evening rush hours in … Continue reading

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London boroughs to impose ultra-low emission zones

All but the cleanest vehicles to be banned from nine streets in Islington and Hackney Two London councils are to ban all but the cleanest vehicles from some areas at peak times to help tackle the city’s air pollution crisis. In the … Continue reading

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Town Hall must act quickly to combat ‘illegal’ air pollution, say cycle campaigners

CYCLING campaigners have called on the Town Hall to take immediate steps to reduce motor traffic in a bid to combat “illegal” levels of air pollution. Islington Cyclists’ Action Group (ICAG), which carried out research with the activist lawyer group … Continue reading

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Islington to fine idling drivers to boost air quality

Drivers caught running their engines unnecessarily while stationary will from today (August 1) be issued with on-the-spot fines by council officers   Islington council will from today (August 1) begin issuing on-the-spot fines to idling motorists in the London borough … Continue reading

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Upper Holloway school makes shocking air pollution discovery

Islington youngsters have discovered that air pollution outside their school is more than double the limit set by the European Union. Pupils from St John’s Upper Holloway Church of England Primary School found streets in the area regularly had nitrogen … Continue reading

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Pollution study sparks pleas for road changes to tackle dangerous fumes

FURTHER evidence of “shocking” breaches of European air quality standards in Islington have emerged in a new study. Pressure group Better Archway Forum (BAF) carried out the new study by installing tubes which monitor nitrogen dioxide at various locations. It … Continue reading

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