A digital advertising screen showing an electronic cigarette advert.

Sheffield: do you want more digital advertising screens? Have your say.

Advertisers want to put a new double-sided digital advertising screen in Sheffield city centre (outside HMV on the High Street) replacing an existing unit which already causes an obstruction to pedestrians using this area. What’s the problem? Each screen would be capable of showing six adverts every minute, and would be brighter and more distracting…Continue reading Sheffield: do you want more digital advertising screens? Have your say.

A billboard advertising McDonald's burgers which has been painted with the message 'Eating Processed Meat Causes Cancer. We Don't Care. Give Us Your Money.'

Knowsley council takes action against junk food ads to protect children’s health

There was great news from Knowsley in Liverpool last week where the council became the first in the North West to restrict advertising for junk food (aka HFSS: High Fat, Salt and Sugar food), as reported by Sustain, who have been supporting the council to introduce these new measures. It’s really positive to see that…Continue reading Knowsley council takes action against junk food ads to protect children’s health

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How to create Adfree Cities: 3 actions you can take today

Watch: Henry from Adblock Bristol emerges from an onslaught of advertising messages with a better message for you: we can create cities free from outdoor ads together. Read on below for three actions you can take right now. 3 actions you can take right now: 1. Submit a complaint about Clear Channel’s ‘Platform For Good’…Continue reading How to create Adfree Cities: 3 actions you can take today

A photo taken from a low angle shows a billboard decorated with artwork of children playing in a park. To the right of the image person is seen installing the artwork and behind them is a ladder propped against the billboard.

Levelling up consultation: let’s help all neighbourhoods be ad-free, not just the privileged ones

The government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda is all about addressing injustices and imbalances between communities across the UK. We know that outdoor advertising deepens inequalities. Its negative impacts are felt most by people and communities who are more vulnerable, and our emerging research indicates that outdoor advertising is concentrated in less affluent areas. But the planning…Continue reading Levelling up consultation: let’s help all neighbourhoods be ad-free, not just the privileged ones