Barnet Council and Re, Capita’s joint venture with the council, are delivering key initiatives to help improve air quality in the borough.
The council and Re are advising residents to follow government guidelines if they are concerned about air pollution, which includes cutting down on outdoor exercise if you suffer from asthma or certain health conditions, and avoiding congested areas.
Two bids for funding worth more than £300,000 have been successfully submitted to the Greater London Authority’s Air Quality Fund this year, and a package of measures will be introduced across the borough to help tackle air pollution.
An Air Quality Champion will also be employed to work with local residents, schools and businesses to promote greener travel and explore the links between poor health, air pollution and sedentary behaviour. The Air Quality Champion will:
The projects will be delivered by Re.
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