Campaign success

Campaign success

A petition and campaign by BFOE, working with local residents, in 2019-20 saw off a scheme to widen the Moseley Road A435 and take down the street trees through Balsall Heath, during lockdown. A factor in its being abandoned was that the foot-ways would have been too...

How does air pollution affect health?

How does air pollution affect health?

Air pollution adversely impacts people's health; the risk of developing diseases increases due to exposure to air pollution, such as cardiovascular diseases, respiratory diseases, and cancers (House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee,2010). Air quality has been...

NOT Widening Moseley Road

NOT Widening Moseley Road

We welcome the update on the WMCA scheme of 2019 given on BeHeard Birmingham. In the Revised scheme, the following have been taken out of the scheme; the widening of Moseley Road for a fourth lane, the narrowing of the pavements with removal of street trees through...