Let’s Get Moving was our campaign in 2013 and 2014 to tackle Birmingham’s appalling air quality by investing more in active travel (walking & cycling), calling on Birmingham City Council at least £10 per person per year for at least 10 years.

The campaign gained lots of support from individuals and and groups from across the city, culminating in our petition hand-in to the Council in November 2014.

Although we’re not doing quite as much on air pollution this year, doesn’t mean we’ll be ignoring the issue. Check out the air quality page for more info on our continuing work on this area.

Our Fight Against Air Pollution

Paying attention to air pollution is now more important than ever.  It contributes to around 40,000 premature deaths in the UK every year and the health implications cost the UK up to £ 17 billion a year, equating to £283 million a year for Birmingham. The problem...

We Got Moving!

On the day that Birmingham City Council launched its Birmingham Mobility Action Plan, Birmingham Friends of the Earth handed our Let's Get Moving petition to Councillor Lisa Trickett, Council Cabinet Member for Green, Smart and Sustainable City, alongside...