Adfree Cities was very pleased to learn earlier this month that Hackney Council passed a motion to include a ban on high-carbon advertising in their Advertising and Sponsorship policy. …Continue reading Adblock Hackney celebrate council high-carbon ad restrictions
Synopsis: Bristol City Council have added a new policy on advertisements to their Local Plan, which provides significant detail beyond national planning regulations. New criteria regarding when a new billboard could be said to harm the ‘amenity’ of an area should make it harder for advertisers to build large, new, intrusive screens in the city….Continue reading Campaigners welcome Bristol Council’s ‘Local Plan’ – but what does it say?
Back in November 2022, we wrote up details of a meeting held between volunteers from Adblock Cardiff, supported by our friends at Adfree Cities, and Cardiff Council’s cabinet member for strategic planning. We had requested the meeting with Cllr. Dan De’ath to set out our case for why unnecessary, wasteful and environmentally-damaging public advertising should…Continue reading Success for ‘ethical advertising’ in Cardiff
Public meeting: Taking fuel off the fire– Challenging fossil advertising & greenwash in Devon Monday 20th March 2023, 7pm – 8.30pm Adfree Cities, Adblock Exeter and Darren Cullen (Spelling Mistakes Cost Lives) joined a panel event to discuss how councils can control high carbon advertising, and promote positive, creative alternatives for more vibrant public spaces….Continue reading Taking fuel off the fire: Challenging fossil advertising & greenwash in Devon
…AND WE NEED YOUR HELP TO OBJECT! In principle, Lambeth Council should refuse the recent application for a “large” digital screen on 34 Queenstown Road (ref 22/03939/ADV) based on their Local Plan, but lately they seem to forget (or ignore) principles, so we think it’s better to be ad-safe than sorry. In their laughable application…Continue reading It’s that time of year again…Bright billboards are coming to town…
Adblock Bristol raised a petition (that now has over 4000 signatures) opposing Bristol City Council’s proposal to fund parks by selling advertising space in them. This is a video of the petition being presented and then debated in a full council meeting on Tues 20 March 2018.