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18th Sep, 2021

Editor's comment: Take care on school run if you have asthma

CHILDREN return to school on March 8, and with them the return of the car school run.

There’s a proven link between traffic pollution and breathing difficulties, as the actor David Harewood revealed on BBC1 on Tuesday evening.

So it’s no coincidence Birmingham Children’s Hospital has issued a warning for children with asthma – and their families – to take care as schools return.

The government’s keen to highlight the health benefits of walking and cycling and yet I can already envisage the cycle lanes on the Studley Road and elsewhere in Redditch filled with parked cars doing the school run….

Ross Crawford, editor of the Redditch Standard.

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