The Assistant Cabinet Member for Environment, Cllr Julia Neden-Watts joined us to mark Clean Air Day this week
We are so grateful for the fantastic response from parents and children alike to our participation in Clean Air Day this year.
We were also delighted to welcome Assistant Cabinet Member for Environment, Cllr Julia Neden-Watts who said:
“It was great to be at St Stephens School in Twickenham to mark Clean Air Day with the students.
“It’s really important children in our borough are aware of the difference they can make to improving air quality whether it’s by walking or cycling to school, or encouraging their parents to take less busy roads and not to idle their engines during pick up and drop off.
“So, it was great to see the pupils learning about air quality and hopefully they’ll share what they learn with their families and friends.”
Parents and students all joined forces to walk to school on the day, whilst also being able to take advantage of the good weather with a smoothie bike and other activities.
Alice Bishop, Parent Governor at St Stephens School said:
“We are concerned about the air quality challenges across Richmond Borough and are committed to raising a generation informed and empowered to do whatever possible to prevent the health risks associated with poor air quality through our own choices of behaviour, starting with walking to school.”
You can get a flavour of the action here -