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National Clean Air Day – 15 June 2017

From classic Sherlock Holmes mysteries to this year’s Netflix series The Crown, air pollution in London has played an atmospheric role in our entertainment culture for many years. It may create an air of nostalgia, excitement and mystery but the reality is harsh. A Quick History Lesson In early December 1952 industrial pollution from Europe...

Get The Kids Outside – It’s Outdoor Classroom Day!

You’ve heard about Walk to School Week and probably taken part too. Now here's something else going on this week; which is helping children make the most of the great outdoors during class time. And we’ve plenty of ideas on how it could also be an inspiration to help you promote safe, active, sustainable travel......

What’s the Big Deal About a Little Sticker? – 10 Reasons to Walk to School

‘I need to make a volcano’! ‘I need a Greek costume!’ ‘I need to walk to school tomorrow!’ Being a parent is one of the most varied and challenging jobs in the world. No training course can fully prepare you. And when your child starts school there is a constant flow of homework projects, dress-up...

And the Winner is… Road Safety Inspiration from the Oscars

Hollywood is abuzz with excitement over this Sunday’s Oscars ceremony… will La La Land sweep the board? Whose gown will make the front pages? And will the host live up to the high standard set by the Chuckle Brothers?  What? ... the Chuckle Brothers?  Yes, that's right, the slapstick comic duo Barry and Paul you...

Brighten Your Bag – School Travel Professionals Get ‘High Vis’ Creative

If you think all the fun, creative stuff - cutting, sticking, designing - is just for kids... then think again.  School travel professionals from across the north east took part in our Brighten Your Bag workshop recently at the Modeshift North East meeting in York. Here's how they got on and some tips on how...