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Encouraging walking, cycling and public transport in London

5 Dec 2018

The first ‘Ultra Low Emission Zone' (ULEZ) signs go up in London to encourage walking, cycling and the use of public transport.
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Chancellor considering "Amazon tax" for online retailers

13 Aug 2018

Creating a more level playing field for bricks and mortar retailers

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Children will live longer thanks to 'Mini Holland' cycle areas

8 Aug 2018

Better air quality will extend life-expectancy, says research

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60% of parents lack knowledge to teach children outdoor skills

2 Aug 2018

Millennial parents struggle the most
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RideLondon data proves link between car-free days and clean air

2 Aug 2018

Levels of nitrogen fall during car-free event
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British Rider aged 5 takes home a respectable 6th Place in the Strider Cup World Championships.

25 Jul 2018

300 pint-sized riders from 15 different countries descend on Boulder Colorado, USA for the 8th annual Strider Cup World Championship.
 
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More than half of pensioners want to try extreme pursuits

30 May 2018

Pensions more likely to take up extreme sport

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Two fifths of UK children worried about air pollution

23 Apr 2018

Research released to mark start of the Big Pedal
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Government urged to stop prioritising car journeys over active travel

12 Apr 2018

In a letter sent to the UK's Transport Ministers

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More than half of pensioners want to try extreme pursuits

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According to the results of a new survey by Aldi, pensioners are eager to try out extreme sports whilst millennials would prefer to be more traditional.

The survey revealed that 53% of pensioners have a desire to try out more extreme activities with 20% wanting to fly a plane, 14% looking to go scuba diving and 9% desperate to try jet skiing or hang gliding.

 

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Millennials, on the other hand, would rather take part in more sedate, traditional hobbies, according to the research.

The survey found the younger generation want to try out gardening (25%), crafting (17%) and caravanning (15%). Sewing (20%) and fishing (17%) were also among the favourites.

It was also revealed that 88% of Brits believe cost is one of the main obstacles in trying out new hobbies.

 

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