Tag Archives: Air pollution

Croydon and ‘delivery’, Part 2: London’s greenest borough

Perhaps it is forgotten in the mists of Croydon Labour leader Tony Newman’s failing memory, but four years ago he was preparing a manifesto ahead of the 2014 Town Hall elections which included a number of pledges on the state … Continue reading

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Something stinks about council’s latest air quality plans

JEREMY CLACKSON, our motoring correspondent, reports on the inherent contradiction of the borough’s drive for growth (in cars, naturally) Croydon Council has just announced a public consultation (another one), this time over the borough’s rapidly worsening air quality. They are … Continue reading

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Fight back against pollution with your own air monitor

How polluted is the air that you and your family breathe? Air pollution is the biggest cause of early deaths in Britain, after smoking. It’s an invisible killer, so you aren’t even aware that you’re breathing it in. Croydon, with … Continue reading

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Planners should be ashamed over Purley Way’s air pollution

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Our coverage of the planning permission granted to a Harris Federation primary school beside the A23 Purley Way has drawn widespread condemnation from readers. Here, CONNIE MINTON vents her feelings about the long-term health dangers of air pollution … Continue reading

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Campaign asks residents to lobby Boris against the burn

Local Green issues campaigner Gordon Ross is appealing to residents to write to Boris Johnson and to Sutton Council to express their opposition to the proposed South London Waste Incinerator. In a letter circulating the borough, Ross writes, “I’m contacting … Continue reading

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