No to Cardiff Airport Expansion

Jet aircraft in flight

Photo: Friends of the Earth

The Cardiff International Airport Masterplan outlines how it could grow over the upcoming years.

“Air travel is the world's fastest growing source of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide, which cause climate change.” That’s the verdict from Airportwatch, along with huge numbers of environmental groups and research bodies.

River Ely Cycle Bridge protest success

Cyclists, two of whom are holding a Cardiff Friends of the Earth banner between them

A cycling protest took place across the Cogan Spur on 22 April 2007 to highlight the need for the construction of a cycle and pedestrian bridge over the River Ely between Penarth and Grangetown.

Rail funding

Protester dressed as a mobile phone

Photo: Neil Donovan, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Car travel creates almost twice the amount of climate change gas per passenger kilometre than rail.

River Ely Cycle Bridge update

Cyclists wearing swiming gear beside the River Ely

Local group members try to cross the River Ely

River Ely cycle bridge update

Sustrans has won £50 million of funding from the Big Lottery Fund for the Connect2 project to invest in walking and cycling UK-wide. This includes the 140 meter Ely River Bridge, Pont Y Werin. This really is a great achievement and we couldn’t have done it without your votes.

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