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10 February 2016 - 1:58pm
Lords debate promotion of cycling as safe transport
Lord Young of Cookham speaks in the Lords on promoting cycling as safe transport
The debate (see transcript and video) was tabled by Lord Young of Cookham, formerly Sir George Young MP or "the Bicycling Baronet" (but now the "Pedalling Peer"), ...
9 February 2016 - 2:30pm
Play on Pedals is the best by smiles!
Play on Pedals training at Drumchapel
Three thousand youngsters have now been taught to cycle before they start primary school and the success of the Play on Pedals training programme is perfectly mirrored in the children’s smiling...
3 February 2016 - 5:53pm
MPs keep up pressure for investment in cycling
Chris Green, MP for Bolton West, ahead of today's debate
The debate (see transcript), held in Westminster Hall, was notable for the number of speakers who called for action to normalise cycling as a safe and normal activity, not just for healthy younger...
1 February 2016 - 9:48am
CTC welcomes new bus safety programme in London
Cycling a London bus route. Credit Flickr CC Gareth Williams
Transport for London (TfL) announced this morning the launch of its new ‘World Leading Bus Safety Programme’, designed to improve safety across the London bus network and help...
29 January 2016 - 2:37pm
Big Bike Revival scoops digital marketing award
CTC's Ian Richardson joined by creative agency Diva celebrating Digital Award
The Big Bike Revival, developed by national cycling charity CTC in partnership with the Yorkshire-based marketing agency Diva Creative, scooped Best Digital Marketing Campaign in the Public Sector at...
29 January 2016 - 1:56pm
Get your MP to speak up for investment in cycling
MPs will debate the funding for cycling issue on 3 February
MPs have a new opportunity to debate investment in cycling in the House of Commons at 4.30pm on Wednesday (3rd February). Tabled by Chris Green, Conservative MP for ...
27 January 2016 - 12:41am
Photo from Columbia Market Ride
This is the photo of the group if 14 of us at Columbia Street Market after we had cycled there from Island Gardens.
24 January 2016 - 9:07am
Rides Diary February to April 2016
17 January 2016 - 10:28pm
Tower Bridge and Trinity Buoy Wharf Ride Reports - 17th Jan 2016
Although for some of us there was snow on the ground when we left home for this ride, when we arrived in Stratford the ground was mainly clear of snow. Nine of us assembled at the VIew Tube and...
15 January 2016 - 1:55pm
CTC and AA say: Stay safe on icy roads
Ice-cycle by daryl_mitchell
With lying water now freezing over on thousands of roads and the sun low in the sky, the national cycling charity and Britain’s largest motoring organisation have joined forces to advise all...
12 January 2016 - 5:54pm
Tribute Ride success is a Billie bonus
Billie Fleming
Billie, who died in May 2014 aged 100, pedalled every single day in 1938 to cover a total of 29,603.7 miles, a record which still stands to this day. Anne Hunt was so inspired by this achievement,...
12 January 2016 - 5:19pm
Road rage driver jailed for John Radford's death
John Radford
In a statement following Gledhill’s sentencing at Leeds Crown Court today (Tuesday 12 January), John’s daughters said their father would still be alive today if the convicted man “...
11 January 2016 - 2:42pm
Failure to fill pothole leads to cyclist's death
Pothole on Manor Rd, Guildford
Water filled pothole Mother of three triathlete Kate Vanloo was tragically killed on Sunday 3 January after being thrown off her bike when she hit a water filled pothole that...
8 January 2016 - 5:00pm
Fund cycling through road investment strategy
A369 Cycle Route Road Works
Highways England (HE), the government company which operates, maintains and improves England’s motorways and major A roads, today (Friday 08 January 2016) published its Cycling Strategy, which...
8 January 2016 - 2:43pm
Drivers need better training and testing on cyclists' needs, says CTC
Cyclist on roads
In response to a Government consultation that includes re-thinking the practical driving test to reflect ‘the modern driving experience’, CTC has stressed that modern drivers are now...
8 January 2016 - 1:59pm
Essex anniversary is caught on camera
CTC South East Group members
Long-standing CTC members Martin Pipe and Brian Penny spent 2015 travelling throughout Essex, with audio visual gear in tow, to interview some of the people who have helped to make the SEG so...
6 January 2016 - 1:37pm
A Liddle means a lot for Northumberland cyclists
Corbridge ACLs
Ted’s work has resulted in the centre line being removed and Advisory Cycle Lanes being installed for 860 metres on the B6530 east of Corbridge – which is an increasingly popular...
3 January 2016 - 11:17pm
View Tube to Greenwich Ride Report - 3rd Jan 2016
On this occasion, the weather forecast was dire and and this caused a few people to drop out before the ride had even started. We were assured that, after 1pm, there was 100% probability that it...
28 December 2015 - 10:00am
Ace Cafe Ride Report - 27th December 2015
Why are cyclists so tribal? Why do cycling groups in South-East London always ride out to Bromley and Kent but hardly ever do rides to South West, North West or North East London? We want to change...
26 December 2015 - 11:19am
2015 Christmas Day Ride Report
Although the weather forecast was for hours of heavy rain on Christmas Morning, this is no materialise and we were able to have a great time exploring hostorical features and alleyways in...

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