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Registration Opens for Brompton’s Urban Challenge 2014 Published: 03:44pm 23 Apr 2014

Brompton are back with their Urban Challenge, which will take place this year on Sunday 18th May following its successful debut in London in 2013. The fantastic news of its return is also coupled with the other brilliant announcement that Lon...

Where's Woolly? Knitted covers on bollards across London intrigue passers-by and highlight Space for Cycling campaignPublished: 01:30pm 23 Apr 2014

Sometimes it takes a fun stunt to highlight a serious message... 
This week, we've been decorating bollards with knitted covers across London (see above), highlighting the importance of removing through motor traffic from many more of Lo...

NEW Space for Cycling T Shirt Published: 11:54am 23 Apr 2014

To celebrate the launch of the 2014 Space for Cycling campaign, London Cycling Campaign has a brand new Space for Cycling T Shirt available to buy from its online store. This latest design features the exciting new Space for Cycling logo...

10% off all Purchases at Sport PursuitPublished: 03:45pm 17 Apr 2014

 
SportPursuit.com the UK’s biggest private shopping club for people who love the outdoors is offering all London Cycling Campaign members a further 10% of their already keenly priced products. Brands include Pearl Izumi, Sidi, and L...

Removing one-way systems and providing protected lanes and safe junctions is the way to make main roads safePublished: 04:27pm 15 Apr 2014

London is littered with one-way systems (sometimes called 'gyratories') of all sizes and shapes, which are universally dangerous and uncomfortable to navigate by bicycle.
We're asking our supporters to email their local election candidates now ...

Space for Cycling goes national with London Cycling Campaign, CTC and city campaigners united behind common causePublished: 09:38am 14 Apr 2014

Space for Cycling, conceived and launched by the London Cycling Campaign, has become a national movement as CTC joins with city campaigns to persuade local politicians to support streets that are safe and inviting for cycling.
As well as CTC, t...

London frame builders scoop Bespoked Awards – Again!Published: 08:00pm 13 Apr 2014

 After reading this blog don't forget to click through and support Space for Cycling - make your voice heard in the 2014 London local elections. 

London is home to some of the world’s best frame builders – official. For th...

MEPs give overwhelming support for measures in the European Parliament to improve lorry safety for London cycling and walking Published: 12:44pm 10 Apr 2014

 
UPDATE: 15th April 2014 Euro MEPs voted overwhelmingly to support amendments to the lorry design directive.
Thank you to all our supporters who sent messages asking MEPs to support the vote in Strasbourg. 570 MEPs suported the change wi...

Dutch Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Laetitia van den Assum, explains why she's supporting our Space for Cycling campaignPublished: 02:56pm 09 Apr 2014

Laetitia van Assum (pictured below), Dutch Ambassador to the UK, explains why the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is such an enthusiastic supporter of our Space for Cycling campaign

Everyone knows the Netherlands is a nation of cyclin...

10% off all holidays from Peak Adventures FrancePublished: 10:05am 09 Apr 2014

Just in time for your Easter Break...
Peak Adventures is offering all LCC members 10% of all holiday bookings. Peak Adventures is based in the resort of Vaujany,  found in the heart of the Rhone-Isere region in the French Alps. Managed by ...

Nearly 5000 emails sent to local election candidates on first day of Space for Cycling campaignPublished: 02:27pm 08 Apr 2014

Members of the public sent nearly 5000 messages to their council election candidates in the first 24 hours of the London Cycling Campaign's Space for Cycling campaign, which is calling for 624 ward-specific cycling improvements.
Around 200 loca...

Inquest into death at notorious Camden junction last November finds Space for Cycling could have prevented cycling tragedyPublished: 02:10pm 08 Apr 2014

The London Cycling Campaign is calling on supporters in Camden to lobby for a safe cycling boulevard in Clerkenwell, the existence of which would almost certainly have saved the life of Londoner Francis Golding killed in a coach crash last Novem...

LCC's Space for Cycling campaign uses local expertise to lobby thousands of council election candidates for 629 ward-specific cycling improvementPublished: 06:42am 07 Apr 2014

For the first time in London’s political history, a campaign group is aiming to lobby 6000 local election candidates to support one of 629 ward-specific improvements that would make streets safer and more inviting for everyone to cycle.
In ...

£500 in Evans vouchers for the best Space for Cycling photosPublished: 12:27pm 03 Apr 2014

Send us your photos about Space for Cycling and the pick of the week will get £500 in Evans vouchers.  We will pick our winner EVERY Monday morning for the next 4 weeks. Tweet them to us (don't forget to use the #Space4Cycling), post th...

Condolences to family and friends after cycling fatality at Ludgate Circus during morning rush hourPublished: 10:28am 03 Apr 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has repeated calls for major junctions across Greater London to be made safe after a man riding a bicycle was killed this morning at Ludgate Circus (photo: Twitter).
The crash took place around 10am as a refuse lorry...