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25 November 2015 - 12:36pm
Celebration for cycling in Brighton, but UK future unclear
Space for Cycling ride in Brighton at the Labour Party Conference in September 2
That was one piece of good news for the future of cycling on a day when Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn spending review slashed transport funding and punctured the Prime Minister’s...
19 November 2015 - 3:47pm
CTC supports MPs' call on Funding for Cycling
Dr Sarah Wollaston MP in Manchester at Conservative Party Conference
As CTC reported last week, the Department for Transport is leading the way among Government departments in subscribing to big budget cuts and constraints of 30 per cent over the next four years....
17 November 2015 - 10:33am
HGV operator loses licence after cyclists' deaths
Lands End 2013 Signpost
Rogue operators licence finally revoked "By far the worst case I have seen since I started as a Traffic Commissioner in 2007," were the words used yesterday by Traffic Commissioner...
16 November 2015 - 2:53pm
Come and meet CTC Cymru
Welsh flag
The meeting will take place at: Shrewsbury Quaker Meeting House, Corporation Lane, Shrewsbury, SY1 2NU On Saturday 28 November 2015 11.00am to 3.30pm. Agenda Attendance and...
13 November 2015 - 6:40pm
It was CTC wot won it! Eurostar in U-turn
In a resounding victory for CTC and our supporters, Eurostar's Head of EU Public Affairs Pierre Delalande emailed us at 6pm today (Friday 13 November) to say: "You...
13 November 2015 - 3:03pm
Win tickets to a Cycle Revolution!
Bradley Wiggins
The Design Museum has teamed up with CTC to offer you the chance to win one of ten pairs of tickets for the Cycle Revolution exhibition, which runs from 18 November to 30 June 2016....
13 November 2015 - 2:40pm
CTC concern over Coroner's inquest into cyclist death
Road Peace Memorial
Police suggested that a combination of the rain and glare from lights in the opposite lane might have prevented the lorry driver from seeing the cyclist until it was too late. There was no...
12 November 2015 - 3:11pm
Driver pleads guilty to causing John Radford's death
Picture of former CTC Councillor John Radford about to go cycling
Gledhill accepts his guilt CTC has reported many times on the road rage incident in July 2013 which led to the death of former CTC Councillor John Radford. Michael Gledhill's actions that...
11 November 2015 - 10:34am
Lest we forget: CTC, cyclists and war
First World War cyclists' battalion
On 11 November every year, wreaths are laid and cyclists stop to pay their respects to those who died in the First World War at the Cyclists’ Memorial, erected in 1921 on the village green in...
10 November 2015 - 11:23am
CTC win! Victims of road crime gain equal rights
Royal Courts of Justice. Photo by Cindy Andie Flickr (CC)
Treating 'road crime' as 'real crime' Historically, victims of road crime have been treated differently to other victims. The 'Code of Practice for Victims of Crime...
5 November 2015 - 11:10am
Police admit cash not safety behind driver retraining
Picture of pound sterling
Police plans to raise money According to reports carried by the Daily Mail Online, Olly Martins, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Bedfordshire, while addressing...
2 November 2015 - 5:32pm
Eurostar cycle service subject to delays
Eurostar train heading out of the medway towns on the HS1
The high-speed train provider was due to introduce a new cycle-carriage policy yesterday, Sunday 1 November. But a CTC employee travelled to Paris and back without the need to dismantle and...
30 October 2015 - 6:04pm
Happy 21st as hundreds ride Emitremmus
Emitremmus pic
The Mayor of Stevenage, Howard Burrell, sent about 320 off all the way to Saffron Walden and back while another 60 tackled the shorter 'Emit Lite' - an increase on 2013 and 2014. Many riders...
30 October 2015 - 10:54am
Slow progress with sleepy drivers
Driver sleeping at the wheel of his car.
Tired drivers Last week Road Justice highlighted the consequences of driving while tired in a tragic Northumberland case involving forklift truck driver Neil Urwin, who managed to...
29 October 2015 - 4:50pm
Cycle makeover is a dream come true
Cycle makeover winner Paul Bessant
The couple, from Hove, East Sussex, were given an amazing ‘Cycle Makeover’ after Paul took first prize in the Big Bike Revival draw. The couple won Raleigh bikes of their choice plus...
28 October 2015 - 5:37pm
CTC's Ride Leader workshops are taking place throughout the country this autumn
A group riding through an archway
But none of the hundreds of rides that take place every week would be possible without the services of a volunteer Ride Leader to plan the route, organise the meeting point...
28 October 2015 - 5:13pm
Eurostar says 'yes' to talks...but plans still go ahead
Eurostar trains
David Murray, CTC’s Head of Communications and Campaigns, said: “While we are pleased Eurostar have agreed to a meeting, no date has been set so clearly they have no intention of delaying...
28 October 2015 - 4:50pm
CTC asks drivers to be aware in autumn
Cyclist commuting at night
British Summer Time ended at 2am on Sunday 25 October, meaning lighter mornings but darker evenings for the school run or commute, whether you are on two or four wheels. Fallen leaves and damp road...
26 October 2015 - 5:48pm
Wally makes it a hat-trick of world records at 81
Wally Fowler on his way to world hour record
Wally clocked up 35.772km at the Newport Velodrome in South Wales on Saturday (24 October) to set an impressive new UCI Masters 80-84 world best. But cramp set in during the last 10 minutes of his...
26 October 2015 - 3:28pm
Prize winner Nicky celebrates her own Big Bike Revival
Prize winner with her new Raleigh bike
Nicky was shocked her battered old Raleigh cycle was pinched after she chained it to a metal fence outside her workplace, Multipack Logistics.   The following day her husband, Guy, attended The...




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