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Tooting Broadway proclaimed a Toxic Air Zone

At 1pm on Saturday, June 12, members of Extinction Rebellion Wandsworth gathered at Tooting Broadway to protest about illegal air pollution levels in the borough.

Some wore hazmat suits and gas masks and held 'Toxic Air Zone' signs. 'Ghost Buggies' – children's buggies painted white – carried stark messages about the dangers of air pollution such as 'Toxic Air, No Thank You', 'Help A Child Live' and 'You Exhaust Me'. 'Green man swarmers' held up banners proclaiminwg 'Think Before You Drive'. Others handed out leaflets to mostly supportive passersby.

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