ULEZ launch marks major move forward in tackling capital’s toxic air

In response to the launch of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) today, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “Today marks a major move forward in tackling the capital’s toxic air, which contributes to the early deaths of almost 10,000 Londoners per year and stunts children’s lungs. “Toxic air is nothing less than a public … Continue reading ULEZ launch marks major move forward in tackling capital’s toxic air

New Trees Provide Breath of Fresh Air

Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney, took part in a tree planting session at Montagu Recreation Ground in Enfield on Sunday (2ndDecember). Ms McCartney planted trees which were provided as part of the Mayor of London’s £1.5m Woodland Fund. In total, 40,000 trees are being planted across the city with 3,400 of those being planted … Continue reading New Trees Provide Breath of Fresh Air

Joanne welcomes Air Quality Audits

In response to the Mayor’s announcement that Pembury House Nursery School in Haringey will receive an air quality audit to monitor indoor and outdoor levels of air pollution, local London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM, said: “We know that poor air quality has a detrimental effect on children’s health and so I welcome the Mayor’s latest initiative … Continue reading Joanne welcomes Air Quality Audits

Councils must “take their final chance” to bid for Air Quality funding

Enfield and Haringey Councils are being urged to “take their final chance” to bid for a share of £6 million of Mayoral funding to boost air quality in the borough. Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said that with air pollution leading to the premature deaths of over 9,000 Londoners each year, communities must “use … Continue reading Councils must “take their final chance” to bid for Air Quality funding

5,000 New Trees to be Planted at Montagu Recreation Ground

In response to the Mayor’s announcement that 5,000 trees will be planted at Montagu Recreation Ground in Enfield, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “Our green spaces are precious, enhancing the quality of life for local people and helping to mitigate the pressing issue of air pollution. So, the planting of these new trees will … Continue reading 5,000 New Trees to be Planted at Montagu Recreation Ground