Clean air – the key to a healthy city?

This Lecture is free (please register) and aims to raise awareness of the problems we all face in trying to improve the air we breathe and help us understand how we can improve the lives and health of all who live and work in the City. We are delighted to present such excellent speakers who will help us understand that choosing sustainable forms of transport has a positive impact on our health and well-being whilst at the same time reduces our personal impact upon air quality.

Speakers:
Professor Eugene Milne is a Director of Public Health for Newcastle City Council, Honorary Professor in the Durham University School of Medicine and Health, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Institute of Ageing and Health at Newcastle University.
Professor Margaret Bell CBE is a Professor of Transport and the Environment at Newcastle University and was named Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to sustainable transport in the Queen’s 80th Birthday Honours List in 2006.
Mark Wilson is the Regional Transport Principal Advisor for Newcastle City Council.

Chaired by:
Andrew Lewis, Assistant Chief Executive, Newcastle City Council

Venue:
Newcastle City Library, Charles Avison Building, 33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AX

Date and time:
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 at 17.30 to 19.00 (refreshments will be available with Lecture starting at 18.00)

Registration:
Please register that you will attending the lecture by contacting James Prime, Groundwork North East, at james.prime@groundwork.org.uk or by telephone on 01207 524839

There will be a ‘Bike Doctor’ at the front of the City Library to carry out bicycle safety checks, minor repairs and give advice. This is a limited service, offered on a ‘first come, first served, basis. To save disappointment, please book a place when you register.