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Archives for July 2008

LCC volunteer success in Hackney Published: 11:00pm 22 Jul 2008

Cycle enthusiasts turned out in force on behalf of LCC to volunteer at the Tour de Hackney on Sunday 18th August 2008.Under occasionally bright sunshine, Hackney enjoyed its first borough-wide free cycling event, part of the week-long Shoreditch F...

Plans for Parliament Square piazza shelvedPublished: 11:00pm 14 Jul 2008

Plans to transform Parliament Square into a pedestrianised piazza in time for the Olympics have been shelved by Boris Johnson. The Mayor's office said he was reviewing the proposals amid concern that closing off streets would cause jams. Under the...

LCC comment on cyclist's conviction over fatalityPublished: 11:00pm 13 Jul 2008

Most of the press and media have covered the conviction and sentencing of a cyclist who ran into and killed a teenager in Buckingham.  Jason Howard was fined £2000 plus costs on conviction for dangerous cycling.London Cycling Campaign has worked f...