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Sutton shoppers rewarded for green behaviourPublished: 11:00pm 31 Jul 2009

Green shoppers are being rewarded for leaving their cars at home by Sutton Council’s Walk Cycle Reward scheme.The scheme is offered on different dates between June and August in Rosehill, Worcester Park, Wallington and Carshalton. Reward cards of...

Tower Hamlets top borough league for workplace cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 31 Jul 2009

Tower Hamlets Council staff are riding high in the list of workforces using bikes, after registering the highest number of miles cycled during this year’s Workplace Cycle Challenge. Of the 24 London councils taking part in the Challenge, where st...

Photographers celebrate normal cyclists in EuropePublished: 11:00pm 31 Jul 2009

Two photographers have been praised for celebrating the normality of cycling in European cities.Trevor Parsons of LCC's local group in Hackney said, "These pictures are great: they show normal people in normal clothes doing normal things. To...

London Triathlon competitors struggle to transport bikesPublished: 11:00pm 31 Jul 2009

LCC is calling for the Dockland Light Railways to reverse its ban on bicycles.Engineering works and a ban on cycles on the DLR present thousands of triathletes and spectators with problems getting to this year’s London Triathlon with their bikes....

Hounslow SkyridePublished: 11:00pm 27 Jul 2009

West London to host hundreds of cyclists at Hounslow Skyride On Sunday 9th August six miles of roads in West London will be closed to traffic and instead of cars, families and individuals on bikes will take to the streets in a localised version of...

LCC works with Metropolitan Police to improve safety awarenessPublished: 11:00pm 27 Jul 2009

Photo Cycling members of the Metropolitan police pose in front of a lorry used to raise cyclist awareness LCC joined forces with the police to hand out free cycling safety advice at an event in Russell Square in July 2009.The police had arran...

Blackheath Bike Week extravaganzaPublished: 11:00pm 27 Jul 2009

Bike and Kite festival to celebrate the start of Bike Week 2009The Blackheath Kite and Bike Festival took place in South East London on a sunny weekend marking the start of Bike Week on 13th and 14th of June.The heath was awash with bikes, and, yo...

LCC-funded school bags two cycling awardsPublished: 11:00pm 27 Jul 2009

photo Tyssen School in Hackney won two awards from its borough for its cycling clubTyssen Community Primary School in north-east London was celebrating last month after winning two awards from the Borough of Hackney’s School Travel Plan Awards.The...

Summer picnic for community cycling champions Published: 11:00pm 27 Jul 2009

Always a bit of a gamble putting on an outdoor event during an English summer but the community team's picnic in St James Park attracted 25 cyclists who were promptly rewarded with some late summer sunshine.The afternoon provided an informal and r...

Funding success for community cycling projectsPublished: 11:00pm 27 Jul 2009

LCC has won funding for two community cycling projects that were founded using money from the Community Cycling Fund.Pedal4HealthPedal4Health has successfully bid for funding from Capital FM’s Help a London Child.The project delivers cycle trainin...

LCC-supported cycle club is focus for local schoolsPublished: 11:00pm 27 Jul 2009

photo An LCC-led project at a school in Hillingdon became a fo cus for cycle trainingAn LCC-led project at a school in Hillingdon became a focus for cycle training for a day last month when three other local schools joined in the fun.Field End Jun...

Fourth plinthers keen to show support for cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 15 Jul 2009

photo David Rosenberg, aka the Pink Plinther, will ride a pink Brompton spewing bubbles to celebrate London cycling Three participants of Anthony Gormley's One & Other artwork will use their hour on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth to support ...

Put your favourite cycling scheme or project in the limelightPublished: 11:00pm 15 Jul 2009

Londoners are invited to nominate the capital's best cycling projects with the launch of the London Cycling Awards 2009.The awards, run by the London Cycling Campaign, recognise the best contributions to the growth of cycling in the capital.Anyone...

Aussies pioneer bike parkingPublished: 11:00pm 15 Jul 2009

photo The Bike Pod parking system takes up only a single car parking space yet stores up to 10 bikes An Australian company has come up with a new high-tech, eco-friendly bike facility called the Bikepod. Although some of the solar-powered features...

Lambeth leads the way in London for lorry driver cycle-awareness trainingPublished: 11:00pm 15 Jul 2009

photo LCC wants every London lorry driver to receive cycle-awareness training, like those in Lambeth

 
LCC is calling on every lorry driver to be given cycle-awareness training, and has praised Lambeth Council for leading the way in Lon...