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LCC to speak at new Kensington & Chelsea cycling forumPublished: 12:00am 18 Feb 2010

LCC members and local residents are invited the first cycling forum on 10 March 2010 organised by the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.According to the council, the aim is to "help make a difference for cyclists and let us know how w...

LCC successfully lobbies for lower speed limit in Greenwich ParkPublished: 12:00am 18 Feb 2010

photo MrGiles/Flickr LCC wants one day for all motor vehicles to be excluded from Greenwich ParkGreenwich Park will have its speed limit reduced to from 30mph to 20mph later in 2010, after successful campaigning from Greenwich Cyclists, the local ...

Local group workshop: information & bookingPublished: 12:00am 18 Feb 2010

For more information and to see if space is available please use the form below.Please tell us your LCC membership no, and what is your local LCC group.

80 riders turn out for sunny day for annual LCC women's ridePublished: 12:00am 18 Feb 2010

A crowd of nearly 100 women and men
enjoyed a guided ride around central London on Sunday 7 March 2010 to
celebrate International Women's Day. This year's theme was ‘Reclaim the Roads’, and the ride took place on Sunday 7 March 2010.The cir...

LCC welcomes £20k donation from bike manufacturer TrekPublished: 12:00am 15 Feb 2010

photo Trek's generous no-strings £20,000 donation will add greatly to LCC's campaigning powerLCC has welcomed a large donation from Trek Bicycles, one of the UK’s leading bicycle brands, and has praised the company's commitment to supporting Londo...

New vetting and barring scheme - RoadshowPublished: 12:00am 22 Jan 2010

During 2010, employee checks by the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) will be complemented with checks from the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) where an additional safeguard is appropriate.The new vetting and barring scheme will provide extra...

London church organises bike day in HarrowPublished: 12:00am 22 Jan 2010

St Albans church in North Harrow offered free bike checks and cycling advice to encourage local residents to cycle to church.In a bid to encourage more cycling in the Harrow community, St Albans church received funding to install bike parking for ...

TfL funded cycling project nominated for Green Guardian AwardsPublished: 12:00am 22 Jan 2010

Pedal4Health, a cycling project offering cycle training for families in Sutton and Merton, is through the first round of the Green Guardian Awards.The TfL and LCC supported community project has now been invited to the Merton Awards evening on 2nd...

Islington LCC successful with parking and permeability improvementsPublished: 04:33pm 21 Jan 2010

photo In Islington LCC has successfully argued that residents at the Finsbury Estate need secure parking Islington Council is providing nine housing estates in the borough with secure cycle parking following lobbying by residents and the local LCC...

LCC engages with TfL on second phase of Cycle SuperhighwaysPublished: 12:00am 21 Jan 2010

photo Two Cycle Superhighway are scheduled to open this year, with a further 10 routes by 2015LCC is currently giving detailed input to the second phase of the Cycle Superhighways project.Using local expertise, LCC is providing Transport for Londo...

LCC responds to Mayor's Transport Strategy and the London PlanPublished: 12:00am 21 Jan 2010

photo Alix Stredwick LCC's wants a strategy to benefit London's commuting and leisure cyclistsResponding to the Mayor’s Transport Strategy (MTS) and London Plan consultations, LCC called for much higher targets for cycling growth and higher standa...

Around-the-world cyclist gives exclusive interview to LCC magazinePublished: 12:00am 20 Jan 2010

Around-the-world cycling record holder Julian Sayarer spoke to London Cyclist magazine about his effort in an exclusive interview. Members will receive their February-March issue in early February.Londoner Sayarer spoke to editor John Kitchine...

Cyclists fight back to counter motorists and 'road tax' mythPublished: 12:00am 20 Jan 2010

A new website, ipayroadtax.com, is helping disspell the myth that cyclists have fewer road rights than motor vehicles because they 'don't pay road tax'.Carlton Reid, executive editor of bicycle trade magazine BikeBiz, launched the website. Reid sa...

A third carfree event is added to London's cycling calendarPublished: 12:00am 20 Jan 2010

photo Luke Robinson/flickr London needs events that allow more people the chance to use road spaceIn line with LCC lobbying, the number of carfree cycling events in London is growing from two to three, with one happening in central London and two ...

LCC welcomes £25,000 for outer boroughs to create cycling strategiesPublished: 12:00am 15 Jan 2010

photo Matthew Black/flickr 13 outer boroughs have been given £25k each to produce a cycling strategyLCC has welcomed the news that 13 outer London boroughs will receive an extra £25,000 from TfL this year to create cycling strategies.As part of th...