montage of people cycling, walking and map-reading

More than 20% of our total emissions come from transport, so, by reducing our reliance on petrol and diesel powered vehicles we can reduce overall CO2e in BoA. For most people local trips in and around the town are possible without the need for a car and it's surprising how easy it is to get about BoA on foot, by bike and on the bus. Our Active Travel Map has been designed with just this in mind.

We are also exploring the possibilities for encouraging electric powered vehicles.  Some retail outlets are about to be approached with the aim of installing electric vehicle charging points in the near future.  If you feel you would like to help the group in any way please email


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August 2020 update

We hope the Government’s new walking and cycling plan, will lead to easier, safer journeys on foot and by bike. But an even bigger plan

June 2020 update

There is a new movement of people swapping cars and public transport for active journeys to keep themselves and those around them

Hustings on the Climate

On 28 November a packed St Margarets Hall heard our prospective parliamentary candidates answer questions ranging from bus and car travel to cleaner energy

August 2019 update

At the July drop-in coffee morning a small group swapped information on how to travel around Europe (and beyond) without flying. Some great travellers’ tales came from this and we…

July 2019 update

It transpired that the cycle swarm morphed into a ‘Walk the Side Streets’ action. Trevor Bedeman of White Stripe, and Paige Balas of the Preservation Trust, trudged through the rain on…

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