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Devon school children take action to reduce carbon emissions

School communities across Devon completed over 23,000 active journeys during this year’s Sustrans Big Pedal, the UK’s largest walking, wheeling, cycling and scooting to school challenge

Posted on: 28 June 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Redhills Primary School makes more space for social distancing on the school run

Redhills Primary School in Exeter has joined the pioneering “School Streets” project to create a safer and healthier environment outside their school gates

Posted on: 13 November 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the dragon road safety design

VideoTraffic-calming dragon appears outside St Michael’s C of E Primary Academy

A colourful dragon design has been installed outside St Michael’s Primary Academy in Exeter to help make the area safer by slowing traffic and encouraging drivers to be more aware of people who are walking and cycling

Posted on: 14 August 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the cycling display at St Sidwells

Exeter Primary School celebrates active travel success

Children and staff from St Sidwell’s C of E Primary School celebrated their Leg it to Lapland win with a visit from four times British Champion trials bike rider Owen Gawthorpe

Posted on: 18 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of pupils campaigning against anti-social parking

Cranbrook Education Campus students act against anti-social parking

Primary pupils from Cranbrook Education Campus (CEC) have staged a silent protest against anti-social parking outside their school gates

Posted on: 3 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of pupils and staff from St Sidwell’s C of E Primary School celebrating winning the Leg it to Lapland challenge with a visit from Santa and his Elves

Devon schools travel to Lapland and back 14 times in the ‘Leg it to Lapland’ winter challenge

More than 5,800 Devon pupils took part in Sustrans’ Leg it to Lapland winter challenge – racking up over 60,000 virtual miles of active travel – the equivalent of travelling from Devon to Lapland and back again fourteen times

Posted on: 19 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of Santa visiting Exwick Heights

Record number of schools legging it to Lapland to reduce carbon and congestion

More than 5,000 Devon schoolchildren will be taking part in this year’s Leg it to Lapland challenge to encourage pupils to walk, cycle and scoot to school

Posted on: 21 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of schoolchildren cycling

Nearly two thirds of UK teachers want car-free roads outside schools

As 29 Devon schools start the annual Big Pedal challenge to walk, scoot or cycle to school, new figures show that 63% of teachers would support a ban on motor vehicles outside the school gates during drop off and pick up times

Posted on: 25 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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