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Time is ticking for you to apply for community cycling grantsPublished: 03:32pm 10 Sep 2013

Do you have an idea to promote cycling in your local community? You’re still on time.
Applications for a £5K grant or a ‘top up’ £500 grant to promote community cycling are welcome until the 23 September. The Commu...

Space for Cycling success: Mayor gives all-clear to major upgrades at Aldgate, Holborn and CS2Published: 02:54pm 10 Sep 2013

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has reaffirmed his commitment to our Love London, Go Dutch campaign, and promised substantial improvements to cycling safety at key locations where our Space for Cycling protests have taken place.
In a letter to ou...

Freight Transport Association condemned for inaccurately blaming victims of lorry crashesPublished: 12:08am 05 Sep 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has expressed shock and disappointment at yesterday's statement from the Freight Transport Assocition (FTA), which inaccurately sought to apportion blame to cyclists for the deaths and injuries they suffer in collisions...

Three lorry crashes within 24 hours in Greater London: one fatality and two very serious injuriesPublished: 11:33pm 04 Sep 2013

The cyclist killed on Wednesday in a collision with a Mercedes lorry on the A205 South Circular in West Dulwich has been named as Chiara Giacomini, aged 30. 
The crash took place near the junction of Thurlow Park Road and Gallery Road, on a ...

Welcome for Mayor’s proposal to create Safer Lorry Zone in London to improve cycling safetyPublished: 04:07pm 04 Sep 2013

The London Cycling Campaign warmly welcomes the Mayor's new proposal to create a ‘London Lorry Safety Charge’ zone in Greater London, but advise him that the details of the scheme are vital to making it effective.
We plan to work clos...

Applications open for Cycle Event Days 2013/14Published: 09:41am 04 Sep 2013

 

Now in its third year, Transport for London are to fund cycling promotion events as part of the Community Cycling Fund for London programme.  The events are open to all London boroughs and the focus this year is on 16+ students at u...

The Community Cycling Fund for London is welcoming applicationsPublished: 09:23am 04 Sep 2013

Community groups and not-for-profit organisations can apply for a £5K grant or a £500 'top up' grant until the 23 of September. The scheme, funded by Transport for London and administered by the London Cycling Campaign, supports grou...

London Cycling Campaign supports NCVO letter on government lobbying billPublished: 06:07pm 03 Sep 2013

The Government’s new Transparency of Lobbying Bill, while well intended, raises a serious risk of gagging non-partisan campaigning in the 12 months leading up to elections.
The Bill would set a £390,000 cap on the amount any organisat...

5000 surround Parliament on bikes: now be part of the next steps towards Space for CyclingPublished: 08:12pm 02 Sep 2013

Tonight, for the first time in its thousand-year history, the Palace of Westminster was entirely surrounded by protestors on bicycles.
Check out the fab photos above and below from Ben Broomfield and Anna Gudaniec. You may use these under licen...

Videos show how Cycle Superhighway 2 could make cycling safer and more convenientPublished: 01:07pm 28 Aug 2013

Transport for London has published a pair of videos showing how it expects people to use new cycling infrastructure on the Cycle Superhighway 2 extension that’s currently being built from Bow roundabout to Stratford High Street.
The ...

Tribute 'portrait bench’ unveiled to cycling campaign legend Barry Mason in Greenland DockPublished: 12:56pm 28 Aug 2013

Earlier this month, people from all around London rode to the unveiling of a portrait bench, alongside a bike route in South London, featuring a symbolic sculptural tribute to renowned campaigner Barry Mason (pictured below) who died in June 201...

London Cycling Campaign condemns Minister Eric Pickles call for more cars in our town centresPublished: 12:29pm 28 Aug 2013

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The London Cycling Campaign has challenged the recent pronouncement from Community and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles that more and cheaper car parking will benefit our town centres. 
We believe it’s a myth th...

Grants to support community cycling in London available from the 4th September 2013Published: 05:09pm 27 Aug 2013

Do you have an idea to promote cycling in your local community and help improve people's lives?
If you're involved in a community cycling project or thinking about setting one up you might be eligible to apply to one of the £5,000 grants ...

Royal College Street cycle tracks in Camden use planters and rumble strips to protect cyclists from motor trafficPublished: 02:56pm 22 Aug 2013

A £50,000 scheme to improve Royal College Street in Camden has been praised for keeping cyclists away from motor traffic.
Previously, the street had a two-way track on one side of the street, which was kerb-separated from the one-way carr...

Space for Cycling: Chris Boardman shows how cycle-proofing could Get Britain CyclingPublished: 12:49pm 22 Aug 2013

Our Space for Cycling protest ride on 2 September 2013 highlights the debate in Parliament to 'Get Britain Cycling'.
Olympic gold medallist Chris Boardman explains 'cycle-proofing' as part of the demand for the government to provide D...