04
JUN
2021

Clean Air Day 2021

Clean Air Day is fast approaching, and with less than 2 weeks to go until the big day of Thursday 17th June, it’s time to start thinking about how you will be travelling that day. Air pollution is a health issue, it causes up to 36,000 deaths each year in the UK, and over 20,000...
24
MAY
2021

Great British Railways: Huge shake-up of the rail network announced

The Department for Transport has announced a new public body, ‘Great British Railways’ to integrate the railways and deliver passenger-focused travel with simpler, modern fares and reliable services. A new public body, Great British Railways (GBR), will integrate the railways,...
20
MAY
2021

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is taking place on Saturday 5th June. This year, the focus is on #GenerationRestoration with the World Environment Day website promoting the day with “ REIMAGINE. RECREATE. RESTORE. This is our moment. We cannot turn back time. But we can grow trees, green...
14
MAY
2021

National Walking Month is here!

May is national walking month for 2021. Living Streets’ are promoting national walking month, which is May this year. Walking is good for our minds, our bodies and our neighbourhoods and has been a lifeline during the past year, helping people stay active and connected. There is...
07
MAY
2021

Walk to School Week

Walk to school week is taking place the week commencing 17th to 21st May. Is your local school taking part? If not, can your child take part and set yourself your own challenge? It doesn’t necessarily have to be walking, it could be cycling or scooting too! By introducing...
30
APR
2021

Plug-in car, van and truck grant to be targeted at more affordable models

The government announces changes to the plug-in car, van and truck grant to aim the grant scheme at less expensive models. The scheme has been updated to reflect a greater range of affordable vehicles available, allowing the scheme’s funding to go further, and to help more people...
30
APR
2021

Multi-million pound scheme launched for zero-emission buses

The government has announced extra funding for zero-emission buses across England. Up to £120 million is being made available which will enable local transport authorities to bid for funding to purchase zero-emission buses through the Zero Emission Buses Regional Area (ZEBRA)...
30
APR
2021

How to travel safely during the Coronavirus outbreak

The government provides guidance on how to travel safely during the Coronavirus outbreak. As Coronavirus restrictions will continue to ease across England over the next few months, all modes of transport will become busier, this article provides a summary of the guidance...
09
NOV
2018

Get out for a walk this weekend for your chance to win a Starbucks voucher!

Stuck for ideas for the weekend? Why not get wrapped up and try one of these incredible circular walks in Yorkshire. There’s the Whernside Circular, where you’ll complete one of the Yorkshire three peaks as part of an 8-mile route or enjoy breathtaking views across God’s own...
27
SEP
2018

Liftshare Week – 1st to 7th October 2018

Liftshare Week runs from the 1st to 7th October 2018 and it’s all about the promoting the benefits of finding others to share your journey to work with; whether it means you saving money, socialising on the way or simply making it easier to find a parking space when you...