Are you passionate about clean air? Do you have a knack for photography?

The Cleaner Air team invites you to take part in our photography competition. Using the caption “Cleaner air: the future is in our hands”, the competition asks you to think creatively about the air we breathe and the city around us.

Prizes available include scooters, helmets and D-locks, to help you travel more sustainably.

The competition is open to everyone in Portsmouth and is being launched to celebrate Clean Air Day; the UK’s largest air pollution campaign.

Submissions can be in colour or black and white, and entries are split into two age categories – children and young people, and adults.

Email your photo to by Thursday 1 July to be in with a chance of winning!


The theme of the competition is: “Cleaner air: the future is in our hands”. Submissions should incorporate the theme into their images.

Entries will be split into two age categories:

  • Children and young people
  • Adults

You can only submit one entry per person


The only type of image accepted are photographs. These can be taken with any kind of camera, and may be in black and white or in colour. While minor adjustments are allowed, major alterations such as filters are not.

Entries should include the entrant’s name and age group, and be emailed to the Cleaner Air team as a photograph or attachment. Submit your entries to


  • Children and young people: A manual scooter, helmet and D-lock
  • Adults: A manual scooter, helmet and D-lock


Entries will be shortlisted by the Cleaner Air team, with the winning entries being chosen by:

  • Cllr Kimberley Barrett, Cabinet Member for Climate Change and the Green Recovery
  • Cllr Lynne Stagg, Cabinet Member for Traffic & Transportation
  • Cllr Dave Ashmore, Cabinet Member for Community Safety & Environment

The winning entry in each category will be contacted via email on 9th July 2021

Terms and Conditions

  1. The Promoter

    The promoter is: Portsmouth City Council of Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2AL.

  2. The competition

    2.1 The title of the competition is a photography competition hosted by the Promoter in association with Clean Air Day.
    2.2 There are two competition categories and there will be one prize per category:
    (a) Young person (entrant age under 18 years of age): win a manual scooter, helmet and d-lock.
    (b) Adult (entrant age 18 years of age and over): win a manual scooter, helmet and d-lock.
    2.3 To enter the competition, a photograph must be submitted via email to The photograph should incorporate the theme “Cleaner air: the future is in our hands”. The photograph must be attached to the email as a JPEG/JPG/PNG file with your name and age category in the title of the attachment. There is no charge from the Promoter to enter the competition.

  3. How to enter

    3.1 The competition will run from 12:00 noon (BST) on 17 June 2021 (the “Opening Date”) to 12:00 noon (BST) on 1 July 2021 (the “Closing Date”) inclusive.
    3.2 All competition entries must be received by the Promoter at the email address set out at condition 2 by no later than 12:00 noon (BST) on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.
    3.3 To enter the competition, entrants can visit the Promoter’s competition website at or and must send their entry to by the Closing Date, as fully detailed in condition 2.3.
    3.4 The Promoter will not accept:
    (a) responsibility for competition entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any postal failure, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind; or
    (b) proof of posting or transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the competition.
    3.5 By submitting a competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.
    3.6 For help with entries, see or
    3.7 Please see or for a copy of these competition terms and conditions.
    3.8 The competition entries will be judged by a panel of three judges. The decision of the panel of judges (acting reasonably) will be final.
    3.9 A list of names of the judges can be viewed on see or from the Closing Date for a period of 7 days.

  4. Eligibility

    4.1 The competition is only open to all residents in the UK except:
    (a) employees or members of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies;
    (b) employees of agents or suppliers of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies, who are professionally connected with the competition or its administration; or
    (c) members of the immediate families or households of (a) and (b) above.
    4.2 In entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim any prize you may win. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition.
    4.3 The Promoter will not accept competition entries that are:
    (a) automatically generated by computer;
    (b) completed by third parties or in bulk;
    (c) illegible, have been altered beyond minor adjustments, reconstructed, forged or tampered with; or
    (d) photocopies and not originals.
    4.4 There is a limit of one entry per person.
    4.5 The Promoter reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the prize competition.
    4.6 Competition entries cannot be returned.
    4.7 The Promoter cannot be held responsible for submission emails that do not arrive due to the entrant’s email security settings or restrictions placed by their internet service provider. Please note that sending is not proof of receipt.
    4.8 The Promoter reserves the right to verify any information provided in connection with your entry.
    4.9 The Promoter shall be entitled to assume that the parents or guardians of any entrant who is less than 18 years old have consented to that person’s entry into the competition. Entrants may be required to provide proof of identity and if aged under 18, should be able to demonstrate to the Promoter’s satisfaction that their parent or guardian has given their consent to such entry.

  5. The prize

    5.1 There are two competition categories and there will be one prize per category:
    (a) Young person (entrant age under 18 years of age): win a manual scooter, helmet and d-lock.
    (b) Adult (entrant age 18 years of age and over): win a manual scooter, helmet and d-lock.
    5.2 Prizes are subject to availability. There is no cash alternative for the prize. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize of equal or greater value.
    5.3 The prize is not negotiable or transferable.
    5.4 In order to claim the prize you must respond to the email confirming if you won with the information outlined within it, within 7 working days of sending.

  6. Winners

    6.1 The decision of the judges nominated by the Promoter is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
    6.2 The Promoter will contact the winner personally as soon as practicable after the Announcement Date, using the telephone number or email address provided with the competition entry. The Promoter will not amend any contact information once the competition entry form has been submitted.
    6.3 The Promoter must either publish or make available information that indicates that a valid award took place. To comply with this obligation the Promoter will publish the first name, surname and their winning entries on the Promoter’s social media pages on 9 July 2021.
    6.4 If you object to any or all of your first name, surname and winning entry being published or made available, please contact the Promoter or In such circumstances, the Promoter must still provide the information and winning entry to the Advertising Standards Authority on request.

  7. Claiming the prize

    7.1 Please allow 31 days for delivery of the prize.
    7.2 The prize may not be claimed by a third party on your behalf.
    7.3 The Promoter will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winner. If the winner cannot be contacted or is not available, or has not claimed their prize within 7 working days of the Announcement Date, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant selected from the correct entries that were received before the Closing Date.
    7.4 The Promoter does not accept any responsibility if you are not able to take up the prize.

  8. Limitation of liability

    Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

  9. Ownership of competition entries and intellectual property rights

    9.1 All competition entries and any accompanying material submitted to the Promoter will become the property of the Promoter on receipt and will not be returned.
    9.2 By submitting your competition entry and any accompanying material, you agree to:
    (a) assign to the Promoter all your intellectual property rights with full title guarantee; and
    (b) waive all moral rights,
    in and to your competition entry and otherwise arising in connection with your entry to which you may now or at any time in the future be entitled under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time in force anywhere in the world.
    9.3 You agree that the Promoter may, but is not required to, make your entry available on its website and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future, and in connection with any publicity of the competition. You agree to grant the Promoter a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable licence, for the full period of any intellectual property rights in the competition entry and any accompanying materials, to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format and sub-licence the competition entry and any accompanying materials for such purposes.
    9.4 By submitting images to the Promoter, each entrant confirms and warrants that:
    (a) they are the sole author of each entry and that it is their original work;
    (b) they own the copyright and any other intellectual property rights of each image; and
    (c) they have the permission of anyone pictured in the image (or, where the image shows any persons under 18, the consent of their parent/guardian) for the rights required by the Promoter and will indemnify the Promoter against any claims made by any third parties in respect of such infringement.

  10. Data protection and publicity

    10.1 The Promoter will only process your personal information as set out in the See also condition 6.3 and condition 6.4, with regard to the announcement of winners.

  11. General

    11.1 If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the competition.
    11.2 The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
    11.3 These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Privacy policy

Who we are

  • The promoter is: Portsmouth City Council of Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2AL.
  • The competition is run by the Clean Air team.

What information is being collected and why

  • Email address: As a means of contact for the winning entrants
  • Age group: To assess which competition category the entry is to be judged in.
  • First name and surname: To publish that a valid award took place
  • Winning entrants will also be required to supply:
    • Delivery name and address: To receive the prize

Who the information will be shared with

  • Winning entrants will have their information shared:
    • First name and surname: Shared on Promoter’s social media pages
    • Delivery name and address: Shared with prize supplier to enable delivery of prize.

How that information will be kept secure

  • Appropriate steps will be taken to ensure that information is kept securely and only accessed by those who have a right to see it.
  • Information will not be kept longer than necessary

How individuals can find out more about the use of their information if they wish