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Southampton schoolboy champions road safety on the school run

A local schoolboy is celebrating a different kind of achievement following the installation of a new zebra crossing on Spring Road, Southampton. Nine year old James Stinchcombe, who attends Ludlow Primary School, has been calling for a pedestrian crossing on a busy section of Spring Road to improve...

Work starting on two major cycling improvement projects this month

Work is set to begin this month on two major projects to dramatically transform the cycling experience in Southampton. The first will see the creation of new continuous, safe and segregated cycle paths along both sides of Inner Avenue . These 'Copenhagen style' segregated cycle lanes will be the...

Cough cough, engine off!

Portsmouth City Council tells motorists 'Cough, cough. Engine off' in a new anti-idling campaign. Launched in January, the campaign encourages drivers to switch off their engines when stationary to reduce the amount of harmful emissions polluting the air we breathe. Through the campaign, the...
Air your views competition

Calling all secondary schools and sixth form colleges whose students have an interest in improving air quality and/or working in film or TV!

Have you heard about our ‘Air Your Views Competition’ where entrants have the chance to win the fantastic prize of visiting the BBC South, Broadcasting House in Southampton to watch a live filming of the BBC South Today News Programme and to tour their studios and Radio Solent?

Millbrook Roundabout Reconstruction - Phase 3

Phase 3 of the Millbrook Roundabout works commences on Monday 7th January and is set to last until Sunday 3rd March. Phase 3 includes the south east quarter of the roundabout and First Avenue southbound up to City Depot (see map below). There will be no access into or out of Third Avenue at the...

St John's Primary and Nursery School leads the way for healthier, cleaner school travel in Southampton

St John’s Primary and Nursery School has partnered with Southampton City Council and Balfour Beatty Living Places to implement a timed road closure outside the school at drop-off and pick-up times. This closure is the first of its kind in the city and has been undertaken to address the risk of...

Bike It Southampton & South Hampshire 2017/18 Summary Report

Sustrans have been working with Southampton City Council to deliver Bike It activities across a number of schools within the city since April 2012. This year, Southampton and South Hampshire school pupils have shown great progress in mode shifting to active travel modes and away from car use...

Park & Ride into Portsmouth this Black Friday

The Portsmouth Park & Ride will be running an enhanced service for Black Friday shopping events this weekend (23 - 25 November). Starting on Friday, buses will run more frequently than usual with the last bus departing the Hard Interchange at 10.30pm. On Saturday buses will run every 5 minutes...

Portsmouth's Park & Ride reaches its one millionth customer

Portsmouth's Park & Ride celebrated its one millionth customer on Monday 8 October. Travelling from West Sussex with her husband, Joanne was surprised and delighted to receive the news that she was the one millionth person to use the Park and Ride service since it launched in April 2014. In...

Winners of "What does clean air smell like?" competition announced

We are delighted to announce this year's winning entries to the "How Could You Travel to School?" drawing competition, this year themed on the smell of clean air. Lucy, KS2 winner from Wellow Primary School, decided that "clearn air smells like fresh washing on the line on a sunny day" whilst Ivy,...

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