Parks and recreation facilities provide more than just fun!
There are now a number of air pollution hot spots in Lanarkshire, one of them just down the road at the Whirlies roundabout close to where people live. These are areas where pollutants, mostly from cars, breach health limits. Action by the local authority seems to be very slow but they are not alone. So 'Healthy Air' are launching a Campaign film, which you can watch at www.healthyair.org.uk.
Greens have backed the East Kilbride News 'Dish up Better Grub' campaign to improve standards of meals in Hairmyres Hospital, highlighting the wider benefits to local farmers, the economy and the environment of using fresh produce.
Local Green campaigner, Kirsten Robb, said,