Campaigns Digest

‘A little bit of everything’ sums up what we have been doing in the past couple of months. The Climate Change Bill campaigning has very nearly come to a close. Our one last big push was an action day on the issue of aviation emissions. Two Birmingham FoE...

Wasted food now costs UK homes

Alarm over the environment, soaring grocery prices and global food shortages and yet every year £10 billion pounds of food is being thrown away by Britons announced WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) www.wrap.org.uk. This needless wasted food costs...

Birmingham

Early in the year Cycling England, the body charged with developing cycling provision announced innovative plans for six cycling towns and a cycling city. The Department for Transport (DfT) would fund the scheme to the tune of £140m!  Towns and cities...

Bus Lane Enforcement

Get a bicycle.  You will not regret it if you live. ~ Mark Twain The main objection I hear to cycling in Birmingham is “it’s dangerous”, to which I usually respond by talking about my (almost) daily commute along the number 5 cycle...