A report from leading charities has found that up to two thirds of care homes in Leicester are exposed to levels of particulate pollution that is higher than is recommended by the World Health Organisation. Links to media reports are available below,

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-56013240

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000s6h5/east-midlands-today-late-news-11022021

The Knighton Neighbourhood Forum has acquired a portable air quality monitoring system which allows us to undertake the first systematic study of air quality in the Knighton area. This will help to identify any local areas of concern and provide evidence for ways of reducing air pollution and help to guide future transport policies.