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Build-a-bike project to help refugees into employmentPublished: 11:00pm 28 Jul 2010

NDRC Build-a-Bike course

 
Searching for an idea to engage visitors of the Notre Dame Refugee Centre in a long-term scheme that would help them get into employment and learn new skills, the centre launched a Build-a-Bike project.
Early i...

London-based homeless charity launches cycling programmePublished: 11:00pm 28 Jul 2010

 
Help break the cycle of homelessness.

 
 
On Sunday 19th September, Broadway, a West London-based homelessness charity, is launching Bike Broadway with an action-packed day of cycling.
The charity has been funded by the Com...

A little funding goes a long way for school in SuttonPublished: 11:00pm 28 Jul 2010

Link Secondary School in South London caters for students with language impairments.
It received a £4,060 grant from the Community Cycling Fund for London in spring 2010 to offer improved and further cycling opportunities for both pupils ...

Pedal Power - cycling for all in KenningtonPublished: 11:00pm 28 Jul 2010

Pedal Power Kennington is a young community project based in the Lilian Baylis Community Hub in Lollard Street, Kennington, providing a range of cycling activities for young people and adults.
The project was set up with funding from Transport ...

Cycling in the countryside for East London kidsPublished: 11:00pm 28 Jul 2010

The family-run Tower Hamlets cycling club recently took its participants on a 3-day cycling trip to the New Forest, Hampshire, to teach the kids how to deal with more difficult off road terrain and how to use their gears to the best effect.
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Bexley Council promotes free summer cycling courses for childrenPublished: 11:00pm 25 Jul 2010

photo Lionel Shapiro Children in Bexley can enjoy the council's summer programme of cycling lessons

 
Bexley Council has been praised for running free cycling courses for local children over the Summer.
The courses aim to give cyc...

London's first hill climb time trial reaches great heightsPublished: 11:00pm 25 Jul 2010

photo Andy Waterman A competitor grits his teeth on the course of the first London Urban Hill Climb

 
London's first closed-road hill-climb time trial took place on Thursday 22 July 2010, the same evening that Andy Schleck and Albe...

Gumtree works with campaigners to reduce stolen bike sales in LondonPublished: 11:00pm 21 Jul 2010

LCC, CTC and a representative of the police's new bike squad met Gumtree's Head of Customer Service, Trust and Security, Katie Kitiri, to discuss measures to reduce the incidence of stolen bike sales on the online classified site.
In Ju...

Register this week to be London Cycle Hire Scheme early adopterPublished: 11:00pm 21 Jul 2010

photo The Cycle Hire Scheme launched on 30 July 2010, with approximately 6000 of bikes in Zone 1 

London's long-awaited Cycle Hire Scheme is set to open on Friday 30 July 2010, with cyclists eagerly antipating the 6000 extra bikes, desig...

London’s new roadworks permits can address cyclist needsPublished: 11:00pm 21 Jul 2010

Video Confusing roadworks were implicated in the death of a cyclist in Oxford Street earlier this year

 
Cyclists are expected to benefit from the new London Permit Scheme for roadworks, which has so far been rolle...

More danger from motorbikes in London bus lanes until 2012Published: 11:00pm 21 Jul 2010

photo Despite an increase in casualties the mayor has extended the motorbikes in bus lanes trial to 2012

 
The repeat Experimental Traffic Order to extend the trial allowing motorcycles in bus lanes comes into force on Saturday 24 July ...

Bikeshd website lets cyclists quickly trawl London's online bike salesPublished: 11:00pm 21 Jul 2010

photo Lost of a bike? This new website allows you to scan photos of a day's sales on eBay and Gumtree 

 
A new website, Bikeshd, is winning favour among cyclists as a quick way to trawl Gumtree and eBay to find their stolen bi...

Cable car across Thames would be first new cycle crossing for 20 yearsPublished: 11:00pm 21 Jul 2010

photo Charlie Holland The new river crossing hasn't been the only 'Cable car' in the news - click here

A cable car across the Thames looks set to reverse years of neglect after a succession of river crossings have been built ig...

LCC and leading transport organisations call for sustained cycling and walking investmentPublished: 11:00pm 21 Jul 2010

LCC has helped co-ordinate a concerted call for sustained investment in cycling and walking projects. 
Along with CTC, Sustrans, the Campaign for Better Transport, and Living Streets, LCC has written the following letter to the Eve...

15 August sees Redbridge become London's cycling centrePublished: 11:00pm 21 Jul 2010

photo TB The recent Skyride in Ealing attracted many families - look out for the Redbridge car-free event

On Sunday 15 August 2010, streets in the Hainault area (including the Redbridge Cycling Centre) will be closed to motor traffic to make ...