Scunthorpe among most polluted towns in the UK

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That's alongside places like Glasgow and London.

Scunthorpe has been named one of the most polluted areas in the country.

That's alongside large cities like London and Glasgow.

The World Health Organisation says in a report 44 out of 51 towns and cities failed air quality tests.

There are worries that thousands of people are inhaling air too dangerous to breathe.

North Lincolnshire Council argue the figures are out of date and their results are within the acceptable range set by the Government. 

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