Seven arrested after Tower Bridge pollution protest

Seven people were arrested yesterday after blocking Tower Bridge in a protest against London’s air pollution. The Stop Killing Londoners: Cut Air Pollution Campaign’s “civil disobedience” marks the start of a week of action – it closed the bridge for more than an hour and caused gridlock across the city. It aimed to highlight what […]

No idling! Drivers urged to switch engines off at Tower Bridge

A new initiative to encourage drivers using Tower Bridge to stop idling and switch their engines off has been launched. It is part of Mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to reduce emissions and improve air quality. Tower Bridge is raised around 900 times a year, affecting some of the 31,000 vehicles crossing the river via the […]