Edinburgh council votes to take high carbon ads off the streets

Big win in Edinburgh: Council approves High-Carbon Ad Ban

Two years after the policy was first proposed by Scottish Green Councillor Ben Parker, Edinburgh Council last night banned advertising for fossil fuel companies, airlines, airports, fossil-powered cars, all SUVs and cruise ships on council-owned advertising spaces, including billboards, bus stops and digital media. In addition, these companies will no longer be able to sponsor events or other partnerships in Scotland’s capital city. …Continue reading Big win in Edinburgh: Council approves High-Carbon Ad Ban

Two people face the camera holding a placard that reads "ban fossil ads". Behind them is a poster for Green Part Conference 2023.

Green Party Conference passes high carbon ad motion in move welcomed by Adfree Cities

Adfree Cities’ Charlotte and Nicola were thrilled to be at Green Party Conference 2023 in Brighton last weekend hobnobbing with councillors and politicians to spread the word about what they can do in their local areas to restrict advertising and bring in more ethical advertising policies. …Continue reading Green Party Conference passes high carbon ad motion in move welcomed by Adfree Cities

Remove abandoned billboards that blight our city

Press release: 2 August 2018 A local Green councillor for Clifton Down in Bristol has successfully applied for an unsightly abandoned billboard on Whiteladies Road to be removed. Her work follows successful campaigns by local communities across Bristol to remove billboards in St Werburghs, St Pauls and Christmas Steps, and continuing work by the campaign…Continue reading Remove abandoned billboards that blight our city

‘Low impact’ advertising in parks to be considered despite public opposition

A report of the Bristol City Council debate on 20th March 2018 regarding Adblock Bristol’s petition to ‘Keep Our Parks Advertising Free’.  Article from the Bristol Cable – by Hannah Vickers ‘Low impact’ advertising in parks to be considered despite public opposition Advertising is likely to be allowed in parks with the possibility of billboards…Continue reading ‘Low impact’ advertising in parks to be considered despite public opposition