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This reflective backpack is Notabag as you know it

Whether the new school term – or return to work following furlough – has been a thrilling, or dreaded, experience in your household, the Notabag makes a perfect accessory however and wherever you’re travelling. As disposable plastic carrier bags edge towards extinction, their place is being taken by a new generation of lightweight reusable bag.  Made from cotton, the Notabag…

When this is over, we don’t want the cars back

Our national health emergency predates covid-19. Britain’s poisonous air causes 40,000 early deaths a year, with almost one in four of those occurring in London. Globally, air pollution kills over 4 million. Year in. Year out. However,  the covid-19 crisis is prompting the green shoots of change. New York has legalised pedelecs up to 20 mph, e-bikes up to 25…

If you can’t ride your bike, we’ll help you clean it

You’ll be riding your bike less than usual during these uncertain times, so why not give it the clean of its life? We’re giving away a top notch bike cleaning kit from Green Oil, a British company that claims to make the world’s greenest bicycle maintenance products. Green Oil has been fighting the use of carcinogenic PTFE and petrochemical pollution. The…

Tactical Urbanism goes mainstream

Cities around the world are waking up to the fact that cycling has a role to play in the tackling of the coronavirus pandemic. Research reveals that air pollution exacerbates the symptoms of covid-19, so space is being taken from cars overnight and given over to walking and cycling. As a result, key workers can continue to travel in safety.…

Doctors demand 20mph urban speed limit to help ease current pressure on NHS

Leading doctors are calling on the government to ease pressure on the NHS by introducing an Emergency National Urban Limit. Driving less fast prevents collisions and reduces the numbers and severity of road victims the NHS has to care for at this critical time. For this reason, the doctors advocate a reduction in the national speed limit from 30mph to…