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Catholic Church in London pushing cycling to reduce carbon footprintPublished: 12:00am 23 March 2011


photo Bishop John Arnold (left) and staff show off the new racks at the Diocese of Westminster offices
Staff at the Diocese of Westminster’s head office in Victoria are being encouraged to cycle with the installation of showers, lockers ...

Haringey primary school launches bike workshop for local communityPublished: 12:00am 18 March 2011

photo Parent and bike mechanic Andy is teaching pupils basic bike maintenance skills

North Harringay Primary School, just North of Finsbury Park, has launched a bike workshop which is open to pupils as well as parents and the local commu...

TAKE ACTION: Help save popular cycle route through Holborn CircusPublished: 12:00am 18 March 2011

photo Proposals to change Holborn Circus would block a valuable north-south cycle route

LCC is calling on cyclists to object to changes to Holborn Circus junction which would block a popular north-south cycle route from Camden to Farringdon. ...

No justice for Woolwich cyclist killed by hit-and-run lorry driverPublished: 12:00am 18 March 2011

Woolwich Coroner's Court heard that Adrianna Skryzypiec, 31, had been dragged by a lorry for 140 metres, but that no witnesses saw what happened.
 The lorry driver who killed her did not stop.
The fatal crash took place in May 2009 at the...

Police Cycle Task Force raids eBay seller and arrests London bike thievesPublished: 12:00am 11 March 2011

photo Officers from the police Cycle Task Force moved swiftly after stolen bikes were spotted on eBay

A cycling blogger who reported eight bikes stolen to the police, and highlighted the theft on her website, has had all the bikes recovered, ...

Blind cyclist seeks front rider for tandem triathlon trainingPublished: 12:00am 11 March 2011

photo A blind cyclist Chris Blackabee is looking for a training partner in north-east London

A blind cyclist in north-east London is looking for people to partner him for training rides while he prepares for a triathlon in the summer.
Chris ...

London Cyclist photographer exhibits portraits at Look Mum No HandsPublished: 12:00am 11 March 2011

photo Photographer Dan Bosworth is exhibiting his cycling portraits at Look Mum No Hands

Photographer Dan Bosworth, a regular contributor to London Cyclist magazine, is exhibiting his cycling portraits at bike cafe Look Mum No Hands ...

VIDEO: Cycling club shows power of bikes to improve lives in LondonPublished: 12:00am 11 March 2011

video This video made by Wheels For Wellbeing shows the success of the all ability cycling club

Wheels For Wellbeing, an all-ability cycling club, has made an excellent short video explaining its work.
Last year, the club won £300,000 ...

30 March 2011: Give some time for No More Lethal Lorries 'Day of Action'Published: 12:00am 4 March 2011

photo Ben Broomfield Lorry drivers working for Hammersmith & Fulham council receive cycle training

LCC is calling for all cyclists to help collect signatures for our No More Lethal Lorries petition on the Day of Action on Wednesday 3...

Leading government research into public health backs 20mph limitsPublished: 12:00am 4 March 2011

 photo The National Institute of Clinical Excellence recommends 20mph limits to improve public health

A new report from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), 'Preventing unintentional injuries among under-15s', recommend...

TfL promises review of Blackfriars Bridge in response to criticismsPublished: 12:00am 4 March 2011

Transport for London has promised a review of "the widespread road layout" in response to campaigners' criticisms of the plans for Blackfriars Bridge, which fail to adequately address cyclist safety.
An LCC activist has received a reply ...

Letter from Transport for London explaining Blackfriars Bridge designPublished: 12:00am 4 March 2011

This letter was sent to LCC Board member Charles Barraball, from Andrew Miles (Transport for London Government Relationship Manager) via Mr Barraball's London Assembly Member, Richard Tracey.Dear Sir,The reopening of Blackfriars Station will great...

London boasts world's fastest velodrome but skimps on bike parkingPublished: 12:00am 4 March 2011

video Watch the British cycling team ride around the new Olympic Velodrome in our exclusive video

Located in a striking building in London, it’s reportedly the fastest cycling track in the world, which will hold up to 6000 spectators.
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Londoners can claim free cycle parking stands for their workplace Published: 12:00am 4 March 2011

LCC has learned that there's still money for FREE bike stands for employers with more than 50 staff this financial year.
To secure the free stands your employer has to sign up to the Cycle To Work Guarantee scheme (this is free) and pay for insta...

Islington car parking scheme will increase congestion and pollutionPublished: 12:00am 25 February 2011

Islington Cyclists Action Group (ICAG), the local LCC group, is campaigning to stop its local council introducing a scheme that will encourage short journeys by car with negative impacts on both congestion and pollution.
Islington Council propose...