smokeless zone


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smokeless zone

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an area designated by the local authority where only smokeless fuels are permitted
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The first smokeless zone in Britain was introduced in Coventry in 1948 and the city is also the birthplace of the Green Party in this country, originally called the People Party and founded by two solicitors.
Paisley Town Council was on the verge of completing its 12-year programme of converting the town entirely into a smokeless zone.
The local community has suffered but unfortunately Cofton Hackett, on the Worcestershire side of the border, is not as yet, so I'm advised, a: Smokeless Zone. However it needs to be and a bonfire such as the one we've suffered should attract a fine.
Not everybody had the coal, if you lived in a smokeless zone or you didn't have coal-burning facilities, but for those who did, it saved PS1,000 a year or more in heating costs.
"It used to do a pint of oil to a gallon of petrol, and I was pulled over in central London to be informed it was a smokeless zone," he remembers.
A coal-effect gas fire has replaced the original - a concession the Trust was forced to make, as the area is now a smokeless zone.
SIXTY years ago Coventry became the UK's first smokeless zone in a bid to tackle smog.
Nor do they come under smokeless zone or pollution regulations.
It is necessary to have an approved stove to burn wood in a smoKeless zone which applies to KirKlees and other urban authority areas.
Today's number one: I Feel For You -Chaka Khan 50 years ago "SMOKY, grimy Teesside may be virtually a smokeless zone within 15 years," said Councillor J A Brown chairman of the Teesside Smoke Abatement Society.