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New shared-use path in Kensington Gardens extends east-west cycle routePublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

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photo The green line shows the new shared-use path completing the existing yellow cycle route: show your support for more by emailing Royal Parks

 
A stretch of path in front of Kensing...

Roadpeace conference: Improving the post-crash response in LondonPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

With the support of LCC, CTC and Living Streets, Roadpeace is organising a conference on 22 September 2010 to highlight developments in the investigation and prosecution of casualty collisions.
LCC is encouraging members and other London cyclis...

Mobile mechanics now patrolling the streets of South LondonPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

Photo Druid Cycles' founder Thor Bard shows off the newly built mobile maintenance bikes

 
Druid Cycles in SE1 have launched a mobile bicycle repair patrol. The service dubbed ‘Cycle SOS’ sent its first two mechanics out on ...

Mayor hints at 'one in five' target for cycling as Cycle Hire arrivesPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

photo The mayor is calling for a massive increase in cycling, with a potential new target of 20% of journeys

 
Launching London's Cycle Hire scheme, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called for a massive increase...

Cyclists reminded to show consideration on London towpathsPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

photo Adrian Lewis Giving walkers warning and moderating speed are the essence of the Two Tings campaign
 

 
Cyclists are being reminded to show consideration for walkers on London's canals, and remember to give Two Tings of ...

Sustainability charity offers eco-leadership in Welsh retreatPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

photo Why not take part in the Otesha Project UK's 10-day eco-leadership holiday in Wales?

 
From 24 September to 3 October 2010, the Otesha Project UK is running a Sustainability Leadership course, a jam-packed 10-day adventure ta...

No More Lethal Lorries campaign launched in The GuardianPublished: 11:00pm 4 August 2010

photo Charlie Lloyd This poster from the City Corporation is in very poor taste, discouraging not promoting cycling

 
 
The "No More Lethal Lorries" campaign has been officially launched with an article on The Guardian B...

Video production workshop can help improve your campaign skills Published: 11:00pm 3 August 2010

 photo Producing campaign-oriented videos is just one thing you can learn at an LCC workshop

 
Make LCC stronger by taking part in our training sessions and improve your campaigning skills. Work with LCC in your area on local issue...

London-based homeless charity launches cycling programmePublished: 11:00pm 28 July 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 July 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 July 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 ...

Build-a-bike project to help refugees into employmentPublished: 11:00pm 28 July 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...

Cycling in the countryside for East London kidsPublished: 11:00pm 28 July 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.
21 ...

Bexley Council promotes free summer cycling courses for childrenPublished: 11:00pm 25 July 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 July 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...