Stop idling

BATH NEWSEUM

Gillian Risbridger writes to ask if Bath Newseum could give ‘Bath living Streets’ a shout and also mention their role in a campaign to help cut pollution and improve air quality in Bath.

She would like people to come and support the anti-idling initiative aimed at encouraging drivers to turn off their engines when parked. The next action day takes place on Saturday 28 April at 10.15am at the YMCA in Bath.

Gillian – who is the campaign organiser – writes; “Idling – running a vehicle’s engine when the vehicle is not in motion – increases the amount of exhaust fumes in the air. The anti-idling initiative is organised by Bath Living Streets, a UK charity for everyday walking. 

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The first action day in March was a great success. After a short training session, volunteers – called Bath Clean Air Champions – went out to engage with drivers in…

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4 thoughts on “Stop idling”

  1. Hi Adam

    It would be worth reminding people it is illegal to keep engines running whilst parked.  Driver in the vehicle or not…

    Best

    Paul

  2. On local BBC TV news last night one cyclist killed and other nearly killed by a coach. CycleBath may be more effective by a different campaign – Boycott Cycling in Bath. Perhaps the council may do something then. Why should cyclists risk their lives so cars can whizz around the place at speed.

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