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Lorry driver jailed for seven years for killing London cyclistPublished: 12:00am 19 November 2010

photo Killer driver drove a lorry operated by Thames Materials, a company with "a record of breaking safety regulations", according to LCC experts
 

 
 
Thursday 18 November 2010Judge Roger Chapple today sentenced lorry...

Lack of long-term air pollution solutions endangers public healthPublished: 12:00am 19 November 2010

Serious levels of pollution caused by motor vehicles are forcing the mayor to wash the worst-affected London streets in an effort to avoid large EU fines.
The measure comes at the same time as the proposed scrapping the western extension of ...

London's Cycle Hire scheme set for major expansionPublished: 12:00am 11 November 2010

photo The London Cycle Hire is being expanded by 2000 bikes after only six months of operation

The London Cycle Hire scheme is being expanded across a large area of east London, and more docking points will be provided in the city centre.In t...

Transport for London lorry safety poster misinforms cyclists and driversPublished: 12:00am 11 November 2010

LCC's version of the poster makes it clear the lorry driver shares responsibility for cyclist safety

The TfL version incorrectly states that a driver couldn't see these cyclists: he could if his mirrors were correctly fitted, adjusted, and he...

Have your say: What should London's policing priorities be?Published: 12:00am 10 November 2010

The Metropolitan Police Authority is now consulting the public for the coming year’s policing and performance plan.
The plan outlines the Met’s priorities, objectives, performance targets and use of resources.
In an online ...

24ct Gold Moustache handle bars on auction to support MovemberPublished: 12:00am 10 November 2010

photo 24ct Gold Moustache barsThe men’s prostate cancer charity Movember has teamed up with the Tweed Run to auction Gold Moustache handle bars on the cycling specific online auctioning site Going Going Bike.The Tweed Run’s Jacqui Shannon says, ‘W...

Dedicated police unit tackles bike theft in HackneyPublished: 12:00am 10 November 2010

photo PC Nicola Irvine (outside left) and PC Maz Lovegrove (outside right) with bike owners Thomas Georgson and Leon Lahovich.

 
The recently established Hackney Cycle Crime Unit, comprised of PC Maz Lovegrove and PC Nicola Ir...

TfL announces London's biggest cycle hire docking stationPublished: 12:00am 10 November 2010

photo Barclays cycle hire docking station

 
 
With 124 spaces the new Barclays Cycle Hire docking station at Waterloo is set to become London’s biggest docking point yet.
Work started on 1st November and the new docking&nbs...

Cyclists launch survey to support 20mph on Hammersmith BridgePublished: 12:00am 10 November 2010

photo Hammersmith Bridge

 
Hammersmith and Fulham Cyclists have launched an online survey to collect supporting evidence for a 20mph speed limit for Hammersmith Bridge to be included in the borough’s local implementation plan...

Cyclists urged to add suggestions to Cycle Parking 4 London websitePublished: 12:00am 10 November 2010

photo Cyclists all over Greater London are being urged to add parking suggestions to LCC's website

Cyclists all over Greater London are being urged to add their suggestions to LCC's parking website.
Communications officer Mike Cavenett said,...

Thousands flock to LCC's Cycle Parking 4 London websitePublished: 12:00am 10 November 2010

photo The Cycle Parking 4 London website has attacted thousands of visitors, and hundreds of ideas
 
 

Thousands of people have visited LCC's Cycle Parking 4 London website in the three weeks since it was launched.
 
And ar...

Global review of evidence concludes that speed cameras workPublished: 3:17pm 28 October 2010

A global review of speed camera effectiveness has concluded they are "a worthwhile intervention" for reducing serious injuries.
However, the review says more studies are needed to deduce exactly how effective speed cameras are.
Reductions in ave...

Killer lorry driver who failed eye test fined just £200Published: 11:00pm 27 October 2010

photo A lorry driver who failed an eye test shortly after running over a cyclist escaped with only a £200 fine

 
While cycling through Notting Hill Gate, Eilidh Cairns, 30, was hit and fatally injured by a tipper truck.
The young...

Hounslow LCC group appeals for volunteers to boost local cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 27 October 2010

Moves are afoot to invigorate cycling in Hounslow, with the local branch of LCC appealing for volunteers to work on local campaigns, as well as organise rides and events. 
A successful social organised by Ashley Stanton of the Hounslow Cycli...

London cyclists gather to save the Herne Hill Velodrome in south LondonPublished: 11:00pm 27 October 2010

photo Hundreds attended the Save The Velodrome public meeting at Dulwich College on 6 October 2010

 
 
The campaign to save the Herne Hill Velodrome is in full swing, and claiming its first success.
In early October, the Save...